Scores

Final

SMU 50

(8-2, 3-1 away)

Rhode Island 72

(3-7, 2-3 home)

2:00 PM ET, December 15, 2012

Thomas M. Ryan Center, Kingston, Rhode Island

1 2 T
SMU 27 2350
URI 29 4372

Top Performers

Southern Methodist: J. Jones 14 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

Rhode Island: M. Powell 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 6 Stl

Rhode Island 72, SMU 50

Associated Press

KINGSTON, R.I. -- Mike Powell made 3 of 3 from 3-point range, 7 of 7 from the foul line and scored 18 points to lead Rhode Island to a 72-50 victory against SMU on Saturday.

Andre Malone had 15 points, Nikola Malesevic 12 and Xavier Munford 11 for the Rams (3-8), who had been 1/3 at home.

Jalen Jones and Ryan Manuel scored 14 apiece for SMU (8-2), which had won three in a row.

Holding a 36-35 advantage 4:08 into the second half, Rhode Island scored six consecutive points and built the lead to 57-43 with 8:57 remaining on 3-pointers from Malesevic and Powell.

SMU trailed 29-27 at the break in a close first half in which the biggest lead was six points, 26-20 in the Rams' favor with 3:11 left.

SMU turned the ball over 22 times to Rhode Island's 11, and the Rams had 12 steals.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SMU
URI
Points 50 72
FG Made-Attempted 19-44 (.432) 25-51 (.490)
3P Made-Attempted 3-11 (.273) 10-23 (.435)
FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 12-14 (.857)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 22

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