SMU’s men’s basketball program has been hit with a postseason ban for 2015-16 and its coach, Larry Brown, has been suspended for 10 percent of the season’s games, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. The NCAA has finished its investigation into the Mustangs’ program and is set to reveal its decision to SMU at 11 a.m. E.T. SMU met with the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions...
By Larry Brown.The Washington Redskins have the No. 5 overall pick in the upcoming NFL draft and may be willing to trade it.NFL Media reporter Ian Rapoport said on NFL Network Monday that we should “not be surprised” if the Redskins make the pick available.Washington has multiple needs — as do most teams that finished poorly enough to get a top-five pick — and they may feel...
Over the past week, as you know, two of college basketball’s greatest coaches died. Dean Smith was 83, Jerry Tarkanian 84. Smith retired in his late 60s, and Tark made one last NCAA tournament appearance at age 70. Coaching 19-year-olds is generally not a senior citizen’s profession. Bill Snyder is the exception that proves the rule in college football. In hoops, Lute Olson...
Though a victory over Eastern Washington probably won't prevent SMU from dropping out of the Top 25, the matchup provides another opportunity for coach Larry Brown to find some much-needed leadership. The No. 22 Mustangs look to avoid a third consecutive defeat Saturday night against the visiting Eagles. SMU (1-2) didn't expect to have an easy time while visiting No. 13 Gonzaga and...
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November 21, 2014 | Discuss
Andre Smith scored 16 and Larry Brown added 12 points and 11 rebounds as Winthrop pulled away from Coastal Carolina for a 75-65 win Wednesday night. Coastal Carolina made 13 of 20 field goals (65 percent) in the first half while taking a 36-31 lead into the break. Its collective hot hand, however, was left in the locker room. Winthrop (15-11, 8-5 Big South) limited the Chanticleers...
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February 20, 2014 | Discuss
Larry Brown/zimbo.comEveryone knows the old phrase about almost only counting in horseshoes. Winthrop almost pulled victory from the jaws of defeat in a game which they trailed by as many as 20 points with 9:01 remaining, before finally falling 62-56 to Wofford in front of 944 fans at Winthrop Coliseum on Saturday.The Winthrop offense never got on track in the first half, hitting...
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