SMU vs Alcorn State

SMU 67, Alcorn St. 52

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Jalen Jones had 19 points and nine rebounds to lead SMU to a 67-52 victory against Alcorn State on Saturday night in the third-place game of the Cable Car Classic.

Nick Russell added 14 points and Shawn Williams 12 for the Mustangs (9-4).

Marquiz Baker scored 24 points for the Braves (2-11), but he shot just 7 of 20 from the floor, including 4 of 15 from 3-point range.

SMU - which shot 52.4 percent (22 of 42) from the floor, outrebounded Alcorn State 35-23 and enjoyed a 34-16 scoring edge in the paint - led 33-23 at halftime and built the cushion to 18 points in the second half. The Mustangs made 20 of 21 (95.2 percent) free-throw attempts, the sixth-best percentage in school history.

The Braves shot just 32.7 percent (16 of 49) from the field.

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Scoreboard
Southern Methodist (9-4) «333467
Alcorn State (2-11)232952

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SMU Mustangs
S. Williams, F405-90-050212
C. Cunningham, C294-80-010138
J. Jones, G386-117-891219
R. Manuel, G360-28-83628
N. Russell, G246-91-124214
L. Giles130-10-01100
U. Ofoegbu121-12-23014
B. Bernardi80-12-21002
Totals 22-4220-2135131267
 52.4%95.2% 
Alcorn State Braves
I. Francis, F353-62-75138
M. Starks, F180-02-24022
M. Baker, G367-206-640124
L. Luckett, G321-53-63135
A. Nieves, G243-50-05038
A. Evans292-100-00415
J. Nicholas90-10-01000
S. Raquil60-00-00030
T. Birdie50-10-00100
T. Hunt40-00-00000
J. Hester10-10-00010
M. Myles10-00-00000
Totals 16-4913-212371752
 32.7%61.9% 
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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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Alcorn St.14-518-14228
Grambling11-815-17318
Southern U.11-815-18320
Jackson St.10-914-18322
Prairie View10-913-20307
Miss. Val.7-127-25334
Ark.-PB6-127-25345
Alabama St.6-138-23342
Alabama A&M2-162-27351
 
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