Scores

Final

SMU 67

(9-4, 3-2 away)

Alcorn State 52

(2-11, 1-3 home)

9:00 PM ET, December 22, 2012

Leavey Center, Santa Clara, California

1 2 T
SMU 33 3467
ALCN 23 2952

Top Performers

Southern Methodist: J. Jones 19 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl

Alcorn State: M. Baker 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

SMU 67, Alcorn St. 52

Associated Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
SMU
ALCN
Points 67 52
FG Made-Attempted 22-42 (.524) 16-49 (.327)
3P Made-Attempted 3-9 (.333) 7-30 (.233)
FT Made-Attempted 20-21 (.952) 13-21 (.619)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 18 5

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