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Southern Methodist 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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Southern Methodist 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-L
Louisville15-331-6
Cincinnati15-327-7
Connecticut12-632-8
SMU12-627-10
Memphis12-624-10
Houston8-1017-16
Rutgers5-1312-21
UCF4-1413-18
Temple4-149-22
So. Florida3-1512-20

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
So. Miss13-329-7
La. Tech13-329-8
Middle Tenn.13-324-9
Tulsa13-321-13
UTEP12-423-11
Old Dominion9-718-18
Tulane8-817-17
UAB7-918-13
Charlotte7-917-14
FIU7-915-16
North Texas6-1016-16
E. Carolina5-1117-17
FAU5-1110-22
Marshall4-1211-22
UT-San Antonio4-128-22
Rice2-147-23
 
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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
CREIGH 77 Final
Drake 69
Minn 52 Final
Mich St 68
DUKE 74 Final
MD 61
K-State 69 Final
TTU 47
UNLV 77 Final
Boise St 72