Scores

Final

Cent Arkansas 72

(2-3, 0-2 away)

SMU 76

(4-3, 4-2 home)

    3:00 PM ET, November 28, 2010

    Moody Coliseum, Dallas, Texas

    1 2 T
    CARK 32 4072
    SMU 37 3976

    Top Performers

    Central Arkansas: D. Clayborn 15 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Southern Methodist: P. Dia 24 Pts, 10 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    SMU holds on for win against Central Arkansas

    Associated Press

    DALLAS -- Robert Nyakundi scored a career-high 24 points and Papa Dia added 24 points and 10 rebounds as Southern Methodist held off Central Arkansas 76-72 Sunday.

    Justin Haynes added 12 points for the Mustangs (4-3), who have won four of their last five games.

    Dewan Clayborn scored 15 points to lead the Bears (2-3) and Mike Pouncy added 12.

    There were 13 ties and 13 lead changes in the game, including three of each in the final 5 minutes. Dia hit two free throws with 2:07 to play to give SMU a 71-70 lead and the Mustangs led the rest of the way.

    SMU, which shot 54 percent, led by as many as seven in the first half and went into halftime up 37-32.

    Central Arkansas shot 48.3 percent.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CARK
    SMU
    Points 72 76
    FG Made-Attempted 28-58 (.483) 27-50 (.540)
    3P Made-Attempted 12-26 (.462) 5-16 (.313)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-8 (.500) 17-20 (.850)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 7

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