Scores

Final

Furman 53

(3-9, 0-1 Southern)

SMU 72

(10-4, 5-0 home)

    5:00 PM ET, December 30, 2012

    Moody Coliseum, Dallas, Texas

    1 2 T
    FUR 23 3053
    SMU 38 3472

    Top Performers

    Furman: B. Irwin 15 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Blk

    Southern Methodist: B. Bernardi 20 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    SMU 72, Furman 53

    Associated Press

    DALLAS -- Brian Bernardi scored 20 points, leading four players in double figures, to help SMU beat Furman 72-53 Sunday.

    Bernardi, who came off the bench, was 4 of 7 from 3-point range. The freshman's previous career high was eight points on Dec. 1.

    Jalen Jones had 14 points, and Cannen Cunningham had 13 points and nine rebounds for the Mustangs (10-4). Shawn Williams had 10 points, and Nick Russell had seven assists.

    The Mustangs led 38-23 at halftime and never trailed in the game.

    SMU was 20 of 46 (43.5 percent) from the field for the game, while Furman was 16 of 57 (28.6 percent).

    Bryant Irwin led the Paladins (3-9) with 15 points. Colin Reddick had 12 points and seven rebounds.

    This was the first meeting between the teams. SMU is 5-0 at home this season.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FUR
    SMU
    Points 53 72
    FG Made-Attempted 16-57 (.281) 20-46 (.435)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-35 (.286) 5-10 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-15 (.733) 27-32 (.844)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 21

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