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Furman vs Southern Methodist

SMU 72, Furman 53

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DALLAS (AP) - Brian Bernardi scored 20 points, leading four players in double figures, to help SMU beat Furman 72-53 Sunday.

Bernardi, who came off the bench, was 4 of 7 from 3-point range. The freshman's previous career high was eight points on Dec. 1.

Jalen Jones had 14 points, and Cannen Cunningham had 13 points and nine rebounds for the Mustangs (10-4). Shawn Williams had 10 points, and Nick Russell had seven assists.

The Mustangs led 38-23 at halftime and never trailed in the game.

SMU was 20 of 46 (43.5 percent) from the field for the game, while Furman was 16 of 57 (28.6 percent).

Bryant Irwin led the Paladins (3-9) with 15 points. Colin Reddick had 12 points and seven rebounds.

This was the first meeting between the teams. SMU is 5-0 at home this season.

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Furman Paladins
B. Irwin, F305-120-030315
K. Ferrara, F261-10-06232
C. Reddick, F264-104-472312
B. Austin, G303-110-06139
S. Croone, G301-73-41435
L. Wideman252-120-02346
K. Belfield210-34-53114
K. Chuisseu110-00-21020
D. Brown10-10-00000
Totals 16-5711-1533132253
 28.1%73.3% 
Southern Methodist Mustangs
S. Williams, F382-55-872110
C. Cunningham, C305-113-490213
J. Jones, G345-124-480214
R. Manuel, G311-57-88339
N. Russell, G292-52-20756
B. Bernardi235-86-612320
U. Ofoegbu110-00-02000
K. Dunleavy Jr.20-00-00000
J. Dickerson10-00-00000
G. Wilson10-00-00000
Totals 20-4627-3238141672
 43.5%84.4% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mercer1-06-5249
Chattanooga1-06-6204
UNC-Green.1-04-8260
Furman1-02-7250
ETSU1-16-2208
VMI1-15-6247
Wofford0-09-240
Citadel0-14-6345
W. Carolina0-14-8238
Samford0-25-8328

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Tulane0-09-1174
SMU0-08-342
Cincinnati0-07-371
Temple0-07-458
Houston0-05-3276
Memphis0-06-4140
UCF0-06-4242
Tulsa0-06-5114
Connecticut0-04-477
E. Carolina0-05-6274
So. Florida0-05-6226