SMU vs Tulsa

SMU 71, Tulsa 65


TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Nick Russell scored 19 points and Cannen Cunningham had 17 points and five blocks as SMU held off Tulsa for a 71-65 victory on Wednesday night.

Shawn Williams added 13 points and Ryan Manuel 11 for the Mustangs (15-15, 5-10 Conference USA), who made 7 of 9 free throws in the final 52 seconds after Tulsa made it a one-point game.

James Woodard scored 17 points and Scottie Haralson 13 for the Golden Hurricane (15-14, 7-8), who got within 64-63 on Shaquille Harrison's layup with 1:18 remaining.

Russell hit two free throws to push the lead back to three points, and Pat Swilling Jr. and Haralson missed 3-point attempts on Tulsa's next possession. SMU then began protecting its lead at the free-throw stripe.

SMU shot 51.8 percent (29 of 56) from the floor and attempted just two 3-pointers, missing both.

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SMU Mustangs
S. Williams, F346-91-173313
C. Cunningham, F328-111-152417
R. Manuel, G373-85-661111
N. Russell, G348-193-453219
J. Jones, G261-33-55015
U. Ofoegbu192-20-03414
B. Bernardi140-20-01230
J. Dickerson41-20-03012
Totals 29-5613-1737151671
Tulsa Golden Hurricane
K. Black, F243-31-67227
J. Booker, F10-00-00000
S. Haralson, G335-120-021313
J. Woodard, G315-125-651217
S. Harrison, G292-63-44437
P. Swilling, Jr.253-130-01529
R. Ray231-60-01113
D. Wright152-42-25016
T. Peete130-01-22201
B. Swannegan61-20-01022
Totals 22-5812-2033161665
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
E. Carolina4-1412-20217
So. Florida4-148-25229
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DEP 57 Final
SYR 78
MICH 80 Final
PUR 75
OKST 76 Final
GTOWN 57 Final
VANDY 40 Final
FLA 66
RICH 82 Final
VCU 93
STL 66 Final
XAV 77
GT 71 Final
UCLA 61 Final
WSU 73
NMEX 75 Final
NEV 62