SMU vs Tulane

Tulane 80, SMU 74

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Ricky Tarrant scored 33 points and Tulane exploded in the second half for 63 points to beat SMU 80-74 Wednesday night in Conference USA action.

Tarrant broke the school record for points by a freshman, set by Anthony Reed with 32 in 1989. Tulane's 63 points in the second half was more than the Green Wave's total in nine games this season.

Trailing 25-17 at halftime and 28-19 early in the second half, Tulane (14-6, 2-4) outscored SMU 61-46 over the final 18:37. Tarrant scored 26 of his points in the second half, including his five 3-pointers. He was 9 for 17 from the floor, 5 of 11 from the arc and 10 for 12 at the foul line.

SMU (10-10, 2-4) got 26 points from Robert Nyakundi, 16 from London Giles.

For Tulane, Jordan Callahan scored 16 points, Josh Davis 14. Tulane shot 18 for 28 after intermission.

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SMU Mustangs
R. Nyakundi, F3310-142-230526
S. Williams, F252-70-05155
L. Giles, G377-120-043516
J. Samarrippas, G324-62-2011112
J. Jones, G283-43-530510
R. Manuel181-11-24033
L. Smith110-30-01210
A. Patsevich90-00-01100
C. Cunningham71-20-03022
E. Norman20-00-00000
Totals 28-498-1127182774
 57.1%72.7% 
Tulane Green Wave
J. Davis, F407-110-493414
T. Drye, F332-30-48014
R. Tarrant, G389-1710-1243233
J. Callahan, G363-108-1065116
T. Rogers, G302-62-23418
B. Cherry171-50-00243
K. Thomas51-10-00012
L. Nwogbo40-10-00000
J. Hook10-10-00010
Totals 25-5520-3231171580
 45.5%62.5% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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PSU 54 Final
Ohio St 78
Florida St 75 Final
Wake 52
Missouri 72 Final
Okla St 79
LSU 71 Final
Miss St 76
CREI 77 Final
Drake 69
Minn 52 Final
Mich St 68
DUKE 74 Final
MD 61
K-State 69 Final
TXTCH 47
UNLV 77 Final
Boise St 72