Why SMU's Misfortune Isn't So Unfortunate After All

Jordan Tolbert? Gone. Nic Moore? Gone. Markus Kennedy? Gone. Larry Brown? Gone. Coach Tim Jankovich is now left with a 12-player Southern Methodist University basketball team depleted of scholarships due to past NCAA violations of academic fraud and unethical conduct. The Mustangs are coming off a 25-5 season in which they started with 18 straight wins and were considered one of...
Via The Sports Quotient
August 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: SMU basketball loses commitment from power-forward recruit Ted Kapita

It looks like SMU just lost one of its Class of 2016 verbal commitments.CBS' Jon Rothstein is reporting that four-star power forward Ted Kapita was seen on NC State's campus for a visit Friday.With the loss of Markus Kennedy and Jordan Tolbert, SMU has some question marks in the frontcourt, and that's where Kapita was expected to fill in and get a chance to shine.Kapita originally...
Via SportsDay
June 17, 2016

No. 15 SMU rallies to stay undefeated, 59-57 over Cincinnati

DALLAS (AP) Jordan Tolbert tipped in Nic Moore's missed shot for the go-ahead score with 28 seconds left and then had a big block as No. 15 SMU rallied to remain undefeated with a 59-57 victory over Cincinnati on Thursday night. The short-handed Mustangs (14-0, 3-0 American Athletic Conference), off to the best start in school history, overcame a seven-point deficit in the final...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

SMU plays for personal satisfaction, in the shadows of disappointment

With the carnage that Larry Brown has left at another program, the best that one of the top teams in the nation can do this season is play the role of spoiler. SMU, off a 24-point beatdown of a solid Michigan team Tuesday night, is basically playing for pride this season — well, pride and a future payday. After a second-place finish in the 2014 NIT, everything was bright for...
Via The Student Section
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Tolbert dunks for 23 points, No. 19 SMU beats Michigan 82-54

DALLAS (AP) Jordan Tolbert got most of his 23 points on rim-rattling slam dunks and had nine rebounds as No. 19 SMU stayed undefeated with an 82-58 victory over Michigan on Tuesday night. Nic Moore had 15 points, including back-to-back 3-pointers before assisting on consecutive dunks by Tolbert during a 13-2 run late in the first half that put the Mustangs (7-0) in total control...
Via Associated Press
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Final Horn: SMU 82, Michigan 58

Michigan went on the road and was trounced by SMU on Tuesday evening, leaving with a 82-58 loss. SMU dominated every facet of the game and Wolverine guard Caris LeVert finished 1-of-13 from the floor and didn’t record his first made field goal until there were less than five minutes left in the second half. It was over when… For all intents and purposes, Nic Moore ended...
Via UM Hoops
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Tolbert scores 17, SMU holds off Yale 71-69

DALLAS (AP) Jordan Tolbert scored five of his 17 points in the final three minutes, Markus Kennedy had 12 points and 13 rebounds, and SMU held off Yale 71-69 on Sunday. Tolbert's dunk with 1:08 left extended SMU's lead to 68-61, but Yale scored the next five for a one-possession game. SMU's Keith Frazier made two free throws with 9 seconds left, but Justin Sears answered with...
Via Associated Press
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Texas Tech forward Tolbert transferring to SMU

Ex-Texas Tech forward Jordan Tolbert will be joining the upstart SMU Mustangs in Dallas and playing for Larry Brown.
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech tops South Dakota State 68-54

Jordan Tolbert scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Texas Tech to a 68-54 win over South Dakota State on Thursday night. Dusty Hannahs added 12 points and hit on all nine free throw attempts and Jaye Crockett had 10 points and seven rebounds. Brayden Carlson led South Dakota State with 14 points, hitting 4-of-11 3-pointers, and Cody Larson added 12 points. The Red...
Via Associated Press
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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