Rice vs Southern Methodist

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
 
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% 
Southern Methodist 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-L
So. Miss13-329-7
La. Tech13-329-8
Middle Tenn.13-324-9
Tulsa13-321-13
UTEP12-423-11
Old Dominion9-718-18
Tulane8-817-17
UAB7-918-13
Charlotte7-917-14
FIU7-915-16
North Texas6-1016-16
E. Carolina5-1117-17
FAU5-1110-22
Marshall4-1211-22
UT-San Antonio4-128-22
Rice2-147-23

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Louisville15-331-6
Cincinnati15-327-7
Connecticut12-632-8
SMU12-627-10
Memphis12-624-10
Houston8-1017-16
Rutgers5-1312-21
UCF4-1413-18
Temple4-149-22
So. Florida3-1512-20
 
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UCONN 78
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MIAMI 76
SFLA 44 Final
PITT 64
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STJOES 53 Final
STL 70
LOU 79 Final
DEPAUL 58
ARIZ 78 Final
USC 89
SDSU 60 Final
NMEX 70