Missouri State vs SMU

SMU 62, Missouri St. 61

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PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) - Nick Russell scored 25 points and SMU beat Missouri State 62-61 Sunday in the third-place game of the Hoops for Hope Classic.

Russell was 9 of 15 from the field.

Jalen Jones had 17 points and seven rebounds. Ryan Manuel added nine points.

SMU (6-1) led by two at halftime, 26-24, in a game that saw three lead changes and four ties. The largest lead at any time was nine points. The Mustangs took the lead for good when Russell hit a jumper with 10 seconds left.

Marcus Marshall missed a 3-pointer, and Brian Bernardi grabbed the rebound to end the game.

Both teams scored 22 points in the paint, and the Bears (2-4) got 26 points off turnovers. But the Mustangs shot 51 percent for the game, while the Bears shot 42 percent.

Anthony Downing had 20 points and eight rebounds. Marshall added 18.

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Scoreboard
Missouri State (2-4)243761
Southern Methodist (6-1) «263662

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Missouri State Bears
C. Kirk, F234-50-03058
D. Wilson, F60-00-03040
A. Downing, G327-153-381420
M. Marshall, G326-142-210118
K. Pickens, G211-20-23412
B. Marshall190-10-01030
N. Scheer192-50-00315
T. Aromona181-12-31125
G. Thurman150-60-04240
D. Williams151-30-02333
Totals 22-527-1030142861
 42.3%70% 
SMU Mustangs
S. Williams, F350-23-45303
C. Cunningham, C302-53-46227
N. Russell, G389-156-1012225
J. Jones, G285-97-1070317
R. Manuel, G283-43-72339
B. Bernardi210-11-23021
L. Giles160-10-01110
J. Dickerson40-00-01000
U. Ofoegbu00-00-00000
Totals 19-3723-3728111362
 51.4%62.2% 
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-131-532
Illinois St.17-128-733
So. Illinois9-917-16145
N. Iowa9-914-16162
Loyola-Chi.8-1018-14182
Missouri St.7-1117-16209
Bradley7-1113-20220
Evansville6-1216-17188
Indiana St.5-1311-20233
Drake5-137-24314

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
 
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ULL 60 Final
MIST 63
COLG 51 Final
SYR 87
POST 58 Final
OKST 81
STONY 62 Final
UCONN 73
BALL 53 Final
IND 101
DAVID 67 Final
GONZ 81
AF 74 Final
COLO 89
CP 70 Final
UCLA 68
SDSU 66 Final
USC 60