Little Rock vs SMU

UALR 69, SMU 56

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PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) - Leroy Isler and Will Neighbour scored 15 points each to lead Arkansas-Little Rock to a 69-56 win over SMU on Saturday night in a semifinal game at the Hoops for Hope Classic.

Isler was 4 of 8 from the field and had seven rebounds. Neighbour was 6 of 9 from the field and had seven rebounds.

James White added 12 points.

SMU had a 33-32 lead at halftime, but Arkansas-Little Rock shot 50 percent from the field for the game. SMU shot 36.7 percent.

Shawn Williams scored 15 and had 10 rebounds for the Mustangs (5-1). London Giles scored 12 points from 3-point range. Cannen Cunningham scored 11, and Nick Russell added 10.

The game was the third of the four-game event. Arkansas-Little Rock (4-2) will play South Carolina on Sunday. SMU will play Missouri State.

SMU entered the game with their best start since beginning 10-0 in the 1997-98.

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Scoreboard
Arkansas-Little Rock (4-2) «323769
Southern Methodist (5-1)332356

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Little Rock Trojans
W. Neighbour, F306-91-471415
J. White, F296-120-064112
M. Javes, F211-41-42133
L. Isler, G304-85-670215
J. Gillon, G273-42-31639
T. Lockhart253-40-03258
B. Dillard191-50-00002
J. Hagins161-22-21335
K. Osse30-20-00000
S. Billings00-00-00000
Totals 25-5011-1927172169
 50%57.9% 
SMU Mustangs
S. Williams, F354-76-6103415
C. Cunningham, C364-63-671411
N. Russell, G394-162-363210
R. Manuel, G341-113-62225
J. Jones, G130-20-32050
L. Giles244-50-020112
B. Bernardi141-20-02013
J. Dickerson50-10-00010
Totals 18-5014-243492056
 36%58.3% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297

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
 
Other games
MEMP 52 Final
NIOWA 47
VCU 65 Final
MIZZ 68
IAST 70 Final
UNLV 82
CHRL 63 Final
BAYL 59
DUKE 76 Final
LOU 71
CINCY 77 Final
ORE 66
AZST 73 Final
CREI 87