Scores

Final

SMU 71

(15-15, 5-10 C-USA)

Tulsa 65

(15-14, 7-8 C-USA)

8:00 PM ET, March 6, 2013

Donald Reynolds Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1 2 T
SMU 42 2971
TLSA 35 3065

Top Performers

Southern Methodist: C. Cunningham 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 5 Blk

Tulsa: J. Woodard 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

SMU 71, Tulsa 65

Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- Nick Russell scored 19 points and Cannen Cunningham had 17 points and five blocks as SMU held off Tulsa for a 71-65 victory on Wednesday night.

Shawn Williams added 13 points and Ryan Manuel 11 for the Mustangs (15-15, 5-10 Conference USA), who made 7 of 9 free throws in the final 52 seconds after Tulsa made it a one-point game.

James Woodard scored 17 points and Scottie Haralson 13 for the Golden Hurricane (15-14, 7-8), who got within 64-63 on Shaquille Harrison's layup with 1:18 remaining.

Russell hit two free throws to push the lead back to three points, and Pat Swilling Jr. and Haralson missed 3-point attempts on Tulsa's next possession. SMU then began protecting its lead at the free-throw stripe.

SMU shot 51.8 percent (29 of 56) from the floor and attempted just two 3-pointers, missing both.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SMU
TLSA
Points 71 65
FG Made-Attempted 29-56 (.518) 22-58 (.379)
3P Made-Attempted 0-2 (.000) 9-26 (.346)
FT Made-Attempted 13-17 (.765) 12-20 (.600)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 7

2012-13 Season

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