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Numbers and notes: SMU holds off Temple, 79-71

Postby PonyPride » Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:25 pm

SMU Postgame Notes – December 30, 2020
[rv/rv] SMU 79, Temple 71
SMU (6-0, 2-0 American), Temple (1-2, 0-2 American)
Liacouras Center – Philadelphia, Pa.

NEXT GAME

No. 5/5 Houston – Sunday, January 3 – 6 p.m. CT – Moody Coliseum – Dallas, Texas
TV: ESPN2
Radio: KAAM 770 AM | TuneIn app | SMU Mobile App

TEAM NOTES

Starters: #1 Feron Hunt, #3 Kendric Davis, #5 Emmanuel Bandoumel, #22 Isiah Jasey, #25 Ethan Chargois
Same for each game this season


SMU is 6-0 on the season
SMU is 96-49 under Tim Jankovich
SMU started 8-0 last season and has started at least 6-0 in back-to-back seasons for the second time in program history [1984-85 (9-0) and 1985-86 (6-0)]
First win at Temple since Feb. 9, 2017 (66-50)

Runs
13-3 run in first half from 16:14-14:11 (from down 6-0 to up 13-9)
14-2 run in first half from 11:47-8:02 (down 14-13 to up 27-16)
8-0 run in second half from 13:33-11:59 (down 47-46 to up 54-47)

39-19 advantage on bench points

Season-high 7 blocked shots (was 6 vs ECU)
Yor Anei 5,Feron Hunt 1, Isiah Jasey 1

SMU had 16 assists on 31 FGs (entered game averaging 18.6, 1st AAC, 22nd NCAA)
10 assists on 15FGs in the first half

SMU shot 51.7 % and held Temple to 36.8 % shooting
5-0 this season and 86-7 under Tim Jankovich when shooting better than an opponent
Held 5 of 6 opponents to 40% or less this season (58-6 under Tim Jankovich)

SMU led 37-32 at halftime. The Mustangs are 80-15 when leading at halftime under Tim Jankovich.
All eight Mustangs that played scored in the first half

SMU had 4 score in double figures
The Mustangs are 4-0 this season and 66-14 when at least four score 10+ under Tim Jankovich.

ADDITIONAL INDIVIDUAL NOTES

Yor Anei (#10, Jr., F)
14 points and 5 blocks
8 blocks in two games this season (entered game averaging 2.28 blocks for his career, 7th among active players in NCAA)
5 blocks ties the SMU record in an AAC game

Emmanuel Bandoumel (#5, Jr., G)
3-6 on 3FGs (entered game 39.1%, 12th AAC)
tied career-high for 3-pointers
Season-high 5 rebounds
Tied career-high 3 steals

Ethan Chargois (#25, Sr., F)
9 rebounds (6 in first half)
Has 9 or more in 5 games this season (entered game 7th AAC at 7.4)
4 assists

Kendric Davis (#3, Jr., G) - Preseason All-AAC First Team
13 points
Double-figure points in every game this season, 28 of 32 games at SMU
5 assists (entered game 1st in AAC and 7th NCAA at 7.6 assists per game)
Has 5 or more assists in 5 of 6 games this season and 26 of 32 games in his SMU career

Feron Hunt (#1, Jr., F)
8 points and 7 rebounds
Has had 7 or more rebounds in 5 of 6 games this season (entered game 5th AAC at 7.6)

Darius McNeill (#2, Jr., G)
Team high and season high 17 points
3rd game (in past 4) with 10+
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Re: Numbers and notes: SMU holds off Temple, 79-71

Postby Charleston Pony » Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:37 pm

Davis with 5 assists vs only 1 turnover. That's a ratio I will take all day long. He's better than 4:1 on the season so far. He also pulled down 7 rebounds and came up clutch late in the game as usual.
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