Smu 31 42 73
Hofstra 19 28 47
Date of game: 12/1/2012

Recap: Hofstra vs. SMU

Hempstead, NY (Sports Network) - Nick Russell scored a game-high 20 points and dished out seven assists, as the SMU Mustangs claimed a 73-47 win over the Hofstra Pride in non-league play at the Mack Sports Complex.

The Mustangs (8-1) nearly had three players post double-doubles in the victory. Jalen Jones finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds, while Shawn Williams tallied 10 points and 10 boards. Cannen Cunningham came up just short of a double-double with 10 points and nine rebounds.

Stevie Mejia scored 11 points and Taran Buie added 10 points and seven boards for the shorthanded Pride (3-5). Hofstra was playing its first game without suspended players Shaquille Stokes, Jimmy Hall, Kentrell Washington and Dallas Anglin, who were arrested this week on burglary charges.

The impact of their absences was apparent from the start, as Hofstra shot just 21.9 percent from the floor in the first half, including a 2-of-11 effort from the perimeter while SMU grabbed a 31-19 halftime lead.

The Mustangs put the game away with a 59.3-percent shooting effort in the second half. In fact, SMU made more field goals in the second half (16) than Hofstra made for the game (15).

SMU enjoyed a 49-37 rebounding advantage and outscored Hofstra in the paint, 32-14.

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