Bandoumel scores 23 to lift SMU past East Carolina 80-66

Emmanuel Bandoumel had a career-high 23 points as SMU topped East Carolina 80-66

GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Emmanuel Bandoumel had a career-high 23 points as SMU beat East Carolina 80-66 on Saturday night.

Michael Weathers had 13 points for SMU (18-5, 9-2 American Athletic Conference). Marcus Weathers added 11 points. Zach Nutall had 10 points.

Kendric Davis, the Mustangs' leading scorer at 20 points per game, had 7 points.

Tristen Newton had 19 points for the Pirates (12-12, 3-9). Brandon Suggs added 14 points and eight rebounds. Ludgy Debaut had 11 rebounds.

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