Smu 35 33 68
Marshall 23 34 57
Date of game: 1/30/2013

Recap: Marshall vs. SMU

Huntington, WV (Sports Network) - Jalen Jones finished with 19 points and eight rebounds to lift the SMU Mustangs to a 68-57 decision over the Marshall Thundering Herd in a Conference USA tilt at the Cam Henderson Center.

Ryan Manual added 17 points on 5-of-9 shooting from the floor for the Mustangs (12-10, 2-5 C-USA), as they snapped a three-game losing slide. Nick Russell tallied 15 points and five assists in the winning effort.

D.D. Scarver and Elijah Pittman produced 15 points apiece for Marshall (9-12, 2-4), which dropped its third consecutive decision. DeAndre Kane went just 5- of-14 from the field en route to 13 points and Dennis Tinnon pulled down a game-high 17 rebounds.

The Mustangs took a 35-23 lead into halftime after they shot 55.6 percent from the field and limited Marshall to 29.6 percent shooting in the opening 20 minutes. The Herd held a three-point advantage after five minutes of action, but SMU scored eight unanswered to go up by double-digits with just three minutes left before the break.

Marshall outscored the visitors, 16-14, in the second half, but it barely cut into the deficit as it lost to SMU for the first time in history.

Larry Brown's Mustangs held a 41-35 edge in the rebounding battle and scored 21 points off of MU's 11 turnovers.

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