SMU 67 at Alcorn St. 52

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Jones leads SMU over Alcorn State 67-52
Saturday, Dec 22, 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP)—Jalen Jones had 19 points and nine rebounds to lead SMU to a 67-52 victory against Alcorn State on Saturday night in the third-place game of the Cable Car Classic.

Nick Russell added 14 points and Shawn Williams 12 for the Mustangs (9-4).

Marquiz Baker scored 24 points for the Braves (2-11), but he shot just 7 of 20 from the floor, including 4 of 15 from 3-point range.

SMU—which shot 52.4 percent (22 of 42) from the floor, outrebounded Alcorn State 35-23 and enjoyed a 34-16 scoring edge in the paint—led 33-23 at halftime and built the cushion to 18 points in the second half. The Mustangs made 20 of 21 (95.2 percent) free-throw attempts, the sixth-best percentage in school history.

The Braves shot just 32.7 percent (16 of 49) from the field.

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Jalen Jones Jalen Jones
6-11,  19 Pts
9 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Alcorn St.
Marquiz Baker Marquiz Baker
7-20,  24 Pts
4 Rebs, 0 Assists

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