Rutgers 25 31 56
Smu 36 34 70
Date of game: 1/21/2014

Recap: SMU vs. Rutgers

Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Markus Kennedy scored 18 points and secured 10 rebounds as the SMU Mustangs topped the Rutgers Scarlet Knights 70-56 in an American Athletic Conference tilt at Moody Coliseum.

Kennedy also blocked four shots and Ben Moore chipped in 12 points for SMU (15-4, 4-2 AAC), which has won four straight.

J.J. Moore tallied 15 points and Myles Mack finished with 13 on 2-of-11 shooting for Rutgers (8-11, 2-4), which has lost four of its last five.

The Mustangs rolled into halftime, leading 36-25. They knocked down 45.5 percent of their shots from the floor in the first 20 minutes and limited the Scarlet Knights to seven field goals.

SMU hit on 47.6 percent from the floor in the final 20 minutes and also outscored Rutgers 13-6 from the free-throw line to coast to victory.

The Mustangs had a 21-11 scoring advantage off of turnovers and outscored the Scarlet Knights in the paint (30-22).

Game Notes

North Dakota State extends Klieman's contract

After leading North Dakota State to a fourth straight FCS national championship, head football coach Chris Klieman has been rewarded with a two-year contract extension.

NASCAR News
Chip Ganassi Racing claims sixth win in Rolex 24 at Daytona

IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan as well as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competitors Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson gave Chip Ganassi Racing the victory in Sunday's 53rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Report: Josh Gordon facing 1-year suspension

Troubled Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon is in hot water with the NFL once again after reportedly failing a test for alcohol, which could trigger a suspension for the entire 2015 season.

Reds reach deal with C Mesoraco

The Cincinnati Reds and catcher Devin Mesoraco have avoided salary arbitration, agreeing to a four-year contract extension on Monday.

Lakers' Bryant to have shoulder surgery

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will undergo surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder, the team announced Monday.

Isles' Okposo sidelined 6-8 weeks

New York Islanders forward Kyle Okposo is expected to be sidelined 6-to-8 weeks with an upper-body injury, head coach Jack Capuano announced Monday.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.