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SMU vs Rhode Island

Rhode Island 72, SMU 50

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KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) - Mike Powell made 3 of 3 from 3-point range, 7 of 7 from the foul line and scored 18 points to lead Rhode Island to a 72-50 victory against SMU on Saturday.

Andre Malone had 15 points, Nikola Malesevic 12 and Xavier Munford 11 for the Rams (3-8), who had been 1-3 at home.

Jalen Jones and Ryan Manuel scored 14 apiece for SMU (8-2), which had won three in a row.

Holding a 36-35 advantage 4:08 into the second half, Rhode Island scored six consecutive points and built the lead to 57-43 with 8:57 remaining on 3-pointers from Malesevic and Powell.

SMU trailed 29-27 at the break in a close first half in which the biggest lead was six points, 26-20 in the Rams' favor with 3:11 left.

SMU turned the ball over 22 times to Rhode Island's 11, and the Rams had 12 steals.

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SMU Mustangs
S. Williams, F351-32-26324
C. Cunningham, C213-70-02156
N. Russell, G393-80-03427
J. Jones, G376-82-291214
R. Manuel, G354-85-943114
L. Giles, G182-70-01015
B. Bernardi, G80-30-01000
U. Ofoegbu, F70-00-00000
Total 19-449-1330121350
 43.2%69.2% 
Rhode Island Rams
N. Malesevic, F304-81-135312
J. Hare, F214-91-22129
A. Malone, G375-111-181115
M. Powell, G354-57-724118
X. Munford, G275-121-125211
T. Buchanan, G200-20-03110
M. Aaman, F121-11-22023
A. Bigby, G-F110-00-00000
R. Brooks, F72-30-00004
Total 25-5112-1423171272
 49.0%85.7% 
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