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Furman vs SMU

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% 
SMU 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% 
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Chattanooga15-322-9100
Mercer12-617-14204
W. Carolina9-914-16238
ETSU8-1016-13184
VMI7-1111-18283
Samford6-1213-18290
Citadel6-1211-18322
UNC-Green.6-1210-21316
Furman5-138-21326

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SMU14-323-619
Tulsa14-321-846
Cincinnati12-521-933
Temple11-520-942
UConn10-617-1170
Memphis9-717-1289
E. Carolina6-1013-16222
Tulane5-1214-15206
UCF5-1312-17241
Houston3-1411-18254
So. Florida3-149-21260