Scores

Final

Rice 55

(5-22, 1-12 C-USA)

SMU 67

(14-14, 4-9 C-USA)

8:00 PM ET, February 27, 2013

Moody Coliseum, Dallas, Texas

1 2 T
RICE 20 3555
SMU 35 3267

Top Performers

Rice: M. Guercy 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Stl

Southern Methodist: C. Cunningham 13 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

SMU 67, Rice 55

Associated Press

DALLAS -- Shawn Williams scored 17 points and Cannen Cunningham added 13 points and 13 rebounds to lead SMU to a 67-55 victory against Rice on Wednesday night.

Nick Russell had 13 points for the Mustangs (14-14, 4-9 Conference USA), who shot 57 percent from the floor and enjoyed a 40-23 rebounding edge.

Tamir Jackson scored 20 points and Max Guercy 16 for the Owls (5-22, 1-12), who lost their seventh straight.

Rice was on an uphill climb for much of the game, thanks to a first-half stretch of 6:48 in which it didn't score. SMU led 35-20 at the break.

It was the Mustangs' final home game in Moody Coliseum, as it is currently constructed. The 57-year-old facility is undergoing a $47 million renovation that is scheduled to be complete by next season, when SMU begins play in the Big East.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
RICE
SMU
Points 55 67
FG Made-Attempted 19-58 (.328) 21-37 (.568)
3P Made-Attempted 9-30 (.300) 4-9 (.444)
FT Made-Attempted 8-13 (.615) 21-30 (.700)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 15

2012-13 Season

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