Southern Methodist vs. Marshall: Recap and Stats

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Southern Methodist vs. Marshall: Recap and Stats
Southern Methodist 68
(12-10, 5-7 away)
Marshall 57
(9-12, 9-4 home)
Venue: Cam Henderson Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 30, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Southern Methodist 35 33 68
Marshall 23 34 57
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Southern Methodist J Jones 19 C Cunningham 8 N Russell 5
Marshall D Scarver 15 D Tinnon 17 D Kane 5

On Wednesday, January 30th, Marshall took on Southern Methodist and took a home loss to the Mustangs 68-57 in conference play. Dennis Tinnon put up eight points and 17 rebounds in the Thundering Herd loss. Elijah Pittman also had a strong game, scoring a team-high 15 points and adding eight rebounds (3 Blk 3 Stl). For the Mustangs, Jalen Jones finished with a game-high 19 points and eight rebounds. Marshall (9-12, 2-4 C-USA) takes on UCF (14-5, 4-1 C-USA) on Saturday, February 2nd on their home court.

Marshall Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 1:15 left to go.
  • Marshall started 9-12 during the 2008, 2005, and 2003 seasons (since 1996).
  • Marshall has lost 100% of the time this season (0-6) after recording 57 or fewer total points.
  • The Thundering Herd have lost 75% of the time this season (1-3) after having a field goal percentage of 33.9% or worse.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 48.1% or better this season, Marshall has lost 100% of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 50.0% or better this season, Marshall has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 68 or more total points this season, Marshall has lost 92% of the time (1-11).
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--Marshall has a 9.5 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Dennis Tinnon recorded a team season high in rebounds with 17.
  • Elijah Pittman tallied a team season high in three pointers attempted with 11.
  • The top two scorers (Elijah Pittman and D.D. Scarver) accounted for 52.6% of the points.
  • Dennis Tinnon accounted for 48.5% of the team's rebounds.
  • Elijah Pittman has led the team in scoring in 6 out of 21 games this season.
  • Dennis Tinnon has led the team in rebounding in 11 out of 21 games this season.
  • DeAndre Kane has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • Dennis Tinnon recorded the 29th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Dennis Tinnon had a career high with 9 offensive rebounds.

Southern Methodist Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Jalen Jones and Ryan Manuel) accounted for 52.9% of the points.
  • Jalen Jones has led the team in scoring 9 times in 22 games this season.
  • Cannen Cunningham has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 22 games this season.
  • Nick Russell has 8 straight double-digit point games.
  • Nick Russell set career highs with 7 rebounds and 7 defensive rebounds.
  • Jalen Jones has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Ryan Manuel.
  • This was the 6th foul out of the season for Cannen Cunningham.
SMU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jalen Jones381983111
ANick Russell401575105
B+Ryan Manuel341730202
B+London Giles14511300
BShawn Williams33752002
B-Uche Ofoegbu8031200
C+C. Cunningham29480023
-J. Dickerson4011010
MARSH PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADennis Tinnon378172201
AElijah Pittman371580332
BDeAndre Kane391315213
BD.D. Scarver301523002
B-Nigel Spikes18421231
D+Robert Goff23220010
-Tamron Manning6010000
-Chris Martin6000000
-DeVince Boykins3000001

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