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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% 
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Wofford0-05-134
ETSU0-03-1105
W. Carolina0-03-3141
Mercer0-02-271
Chattanooga0-02-3180
Citadel0-02-3331
VMI0-02-3197
Samford0-02-4267
Furman0-01-3252
UNC-Green.0-01-4314

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cincinnati0-04-0161
So. Florida0-04-158
Connecticut0-03-15
Tulane0-03-1300
UCF0-03-176
Houston0-02-1127
Temple0-03-262
Tulsa0-03-2258
E. Carolina0-03-3351
SMU0-03-367
Memphis0-01-1156