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% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329

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