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, Southern Methodist took on Marshall and got a road win against the Thundering Herd 68-57 in C-USA action. The Mustangs got the win with a game-high 19 points and eight rebounds from Jalen Jones. Nick Russell also had a strong outing, scoring 15 points and adding seven rebounds. Dennis Tinnon finished with eight points and 17 rebounds for the Thundering Herd. Next up for Southern Methodist (12-10, 2-5 C-USA) is Houston (12-7, 2-5 C-USA) on Saturday, February 2nd at home.

Southern Methodist Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 1:15 left to go.
  • Southern Methodist started 12-10 during the 2004, 2002, and 2001 seasons (since 1996).
  • SMU beat the spread by 16.0 points. That makes the 9th time this season the Mustangs have beaten the spread.
  • Southern Methodist has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) when its field goal percentage has been 48.1% or better.
  • The Mustangs have won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after recording 13 or more assists.
  • SMU has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after holding an opponent to under 33.9% field goal percentage.
  • SMU has won 89% of the time this season (8-1) when opponents record 11 or fewer assists.
  • This season Southern Methodist has won 75% of the time (6-2) when Jalen Jones has 19 points or more, 86% of the time (6-1) when Ryan Manuel has 7 free throws made or more, and 71% of the time (10-4) when Shawn Williams has 5 rebounds or more.
  • Southern Methodist has recorded fewer three-pointers than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • The top two scorers (Jalen Jones and Ryan Manuel) accounted for 52.9% of the points.
  • Jalen Jones has led the team in scoring in 9 out of 22 games this season.
  • Cannen Cunningham has led the team in rebounding in 7 out of 22 games this season.
  • Nick Russell has 8 straight double-digit point games.
  • Nick Russell had 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.

Marshall Game Notes

  • Marshall lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This loss extended the Thundering Herd losing streak to 3 games.
  • 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 6 times in 21 games this season.
  • Dennis Tinnon has led the team in rebounding 11 times in 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 set a career high with 9 offensive rebounds.
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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