Manuel was 6 of 9 from the floor, and Jones was 6 of 8, for the Mustangs (13-12, 3-7 Conference USA), who also got 12 points from Nick Russell, plus 13 rebounds and six blocks from Cannen Cunningham. SMU took control with a 24-7 run that spanned parts of both halves, then went on to lead by as many as 24.
Julian DeBose had 14 points for the Owls (5-18, 1-8), who lost their third straight. Rice shot just 20 percent from the floor, made only 10 field goals -- including a 4-of-26 performance inside the 3-point line -- and was outrebounded 40-30.
Rice's Tamir Jackson, who scored 11 points, reached 1,500 for his career on a free throw with 13:19 left in the game.
Myron Medcalf and Amin Elhassan discuss the Warriors' selection of Damian Jones with the 30th overall pick.
Myron Medcalf and Amin Elhassan discuss the Spurs' selection of Dejounte Murray with the 29th overall pick.
Myron Medcalf and Amin Elhassan discuss the Clippers' selection of Brice Johnson with the 25th overall pick.
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