Rice vs SMU

SMU 67, Rice 55

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DALLAS (AP) - Shawn Williams scored 17 points and Cannen Cunningham added 13 points and 13 rebounds to lead SMU to a 67-55 victory against Rice on Wednesday night.

Nick Russell had 13 points for the Mustangs (14-14, 4-9 Conference USA), who shot 57 percent from the floor and enjoyed a 40-23 rebounding edge.

Tamir Jackson scored 20 points and Max Guercy 16 for the Owls (5-22, 1-12), who lost their seventh straight.

Rice was on an uphill climb for much of the game, thanks to a first-half stretch of 6:48 in which it didn't score. SMU led 35-20 at the break.

It was the Mustangs' final home game in Moody Coliseum, as it is currently constructed. The 57-year-old facility is undergoing a $47 million renovation that is scheduled to be complete by next season, when SMU begins play in the Big East.

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Scoreboard
Rice (5-22)203555
Southern Methodist (14-14) «353267

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Rice Owls
R. Wilson, F160-00-01250
J. DeBose, G403-111-25227
A. Ramljak, G383-80-01039
T. Jackson, G368-261-473320
M. Guercy, G274-96-734316
B. Firozgary200-00-02150
D. Peera151-30-00003
E. Franshaw80-10-00030
Totals 19-588-1323122455
 32.8%61.5% 
SMU Mustangs
S. Williams, F407-112-461317
C. Cunningham, C402-49-14131213
N. Russell, G295-102-234313
L. Giles, G241-43-42216
J. Jones, G202-21-24155
R. Manuel352-44-47438
B. Bernardi112-20-03005
K. Dunleavy Jr.10-00-00000
Totals 21-3721-3040131767
 56.8%70% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339

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
 
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STL 70
LOU 79 Final
DEP 58
ARIZ 78 Final
USC 89
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NMEX 70