Scores

Final

Fresno State 63

(8-4, 2-1 WAC)

SMU 74

(7-4, 2-1 WAC)

    8:00 PM ET, January 6, 2005

    Moody Coliseum, Dallas, Texas

    1 2 T
    FRES 33 3063
    SMU 41 3374

    Top Performers

    Fresno St: M. Al-Sayyad 17 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    SMU: E. Castro 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    SMU 74, Fresno State 63

    DALLAS (AP) -- Eric Castro scored 22 points and Patrick Simpson added 20 to lead SMU to a 74-63 victory over Fresno State on Thursday night.

    SMU (7-4, 2-1 WAC) took advantage of Fresno State's sloppy play with 28 points off of 17 turnovers to snap an eight-game losing streak to Fresno State (8-4, 2-1). SMU gave up only nine turnovers.

    Bryan Hopkins added 16 points for SMU. Simpson also had two blocks to give him 129 for his career and tying him with Reggie Franklin for third in career blocks.

    Mustafa Al-Sayyad led Fresno State with 17 points. Donovan Morris added 14 points and Ja'Vance Coleman scored 13.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FRES
    SMU
    Points 63 74
    FG Made-Attempted 25-50 (.500) 28-54 (.519)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 5-14 (.357)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-14 (.643) 13-17 (.765)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 11

    2004-05 Season

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