SMU's Larry Brown, 75, plans on coaching as long as he is 'making a difference'

SMU head coach Larry Brown is as energetic as ever.Brown, however, is getting up there in age. The 75-year-old is one of the oldest coaches in college basketball. Still, Brown has continued to deflect questions about potential retirement.Brown recently told ESPN's Hannah Storm that he plans on coaching as long as he is 'making a difference.'Brown has compiled a 94-39 record at SMU...
Via SportsDay
April 12, 2016

Ben Moore, Sterling Brown lead No. 24 SMU past Tulane 74-53

DALLAS (AP) Ben Moore scored 16 points and Sterling Brown added 15 as No. 24 SMU beat Tulane 74-53 on Sunday. The win moves SMU (24-4, 12-4) back into a first-place tie in the American Athletic Conference with Temple. Malik Morgan had 15 points and Louis Dabney added 12 for Tulane (10-19, 3-13), which dropped into a last-place tie with East Carolina. SMU trailed 33-32 with 17...
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February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Brown scores 14 to help No. 24 SMU beat Memphis 69-62

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Sterling Brown scored 14 points to help No. 24 SMU shake off pesky Memphis in a 69-62 victory Thursday night. SMU leading scorer Nic Moore was held without a point in the first half, but his floater with less than a minute to play gave the Mustangs (23-4, 1-4 American Athletic Conference) a 65-62 lead. Moore finished with 12 points on 4-of-9 shooting. Memphis...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 8 SMU becomes last Division I team to lose, Temple wins

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Eighth-ranked SMU became the last Division I team to lose this season when Devin Coleman scored a career-high 23 points and led Temple to an 89-80 win Sunday. Coach Larry Brown and the Mustangs (18-1, 7-1 American Athletic Conference) were off to the best start in team history. SMU is ineligible for postseason play this year because of NCAA infractions. Coleman...
Via Associated Press
January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

SMU’s Sterling Brown jumps the gun in celebration?

Southern Methodist may be banned from the tournament this year, but that hasn’t stopped the Mustangs from playing hard nor guard Sterling Brown from celebrating teammates’ big plays before they actually happen. Allow me to further explain. SMU destroyed Michigan yesterday 82-57 to improve to 7-0 on the year, and Brown scored the assist on a three-pointer by teammate Nic Moore...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

SMU pays tribute to Larry Brown's mentor, Dean Smith, in rout of UConn

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas – Still mourning his former coach and mentor, SMU coach Larry Brown got a lift from his team Saturday night: a 73-55 rout of defending national champion Connecticut. Legendary North Carolina coach Dean Smith, who gave Brown his start in coaching, died a week ago. Since then, Brown attended Smith's funeral and reflected on Smith's influence on himself and...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 22 SMU trying again under Brown for NCAA bid

DALLAS (AP) SMU coach Larry Brown and his players were surrounded last March by fans waiting to hear the Mustangs called for a spot in the NCAA tournament. They don't want to all be disappointed again when they gather at the end of this season. ''The big watch party here and having us on national television, and still not making the NCAA tournament, that hurt us a lot,'' Mustangs...
Via Associated Press
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Day Preview: Louisville vs. SMU

Photo: #18 Southern Methodist University (23-6, 12-4)  Head Coach: Larry Brown – 2nd year @ at SMU (Career HC Record: 215-84) Larry Brown is as decorated a coach as Louisville has face in a long time. As a player he was an ABA Champion in 1969 as well as AMA All-Star MVP in 1968. As a coach, Brown led Kansas to the 1988 National Championship, and then left under...
Via The Cardinal Connect
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA Top 25: Florida's Case for No. 1

This week in college basketball, conference title favorites were solidified (Saint Louis and Florida), while a bunch of conferences remain two-team races (Big Ten, Big 12, Big East, American, ACC). Syracuse almost found a way to finally lose this week, while San Diego State and Arizona actually did. On to the rankings: ONE-SEEDS OR EASY CONFERENCES? 1. Syracuse 2. Florida It’s...
Via The Sports Post
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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