SMU men's basketball coach Matt Doherty named Rodney Clinkscales as a team captain on Saturday. Clinkscales joins Robert Nyakundi, Jeremiah Samarrippas and Shawn Williams as team captains for the 2011-12 season. This group leads a team that has 10 newcomers on gameday. The Mustangs are 4-3 overall, but have won three of the last four games.
Putting together a 7-5 season, the SMU Mustangs are headed to their third consecutive bowl game. As we await to see which one, PonyStampede's Laken Litman breaks down a couple different options, and discusses what June Jones and his crew are doing to prepare.
The SMU Mustangs will meet Pittsburgh in the BBVA Compass Bowl on Jan. 7.
London Giles scored 19 points, including one of SMU's three 3-pointers in overtime, as the Mustangs beat Arkansas-Little Rock 69-63 on Sunday.
Giles' 3-pointer with 2:48 left in OT put SMU ahead for good, 59-58, and Robert Nyakundi added two more 3-pointers for the Mustangs, who didn't miss a shot from the field in the overtime period.
Nyakundi finished with 15 points...