SMU MUSTANGS NEWS

SMU is Going to Give Fans Something to Cheer About Against Texas A&M--Beer

The SMU Mustangs have been good (but far from great) long enough after being a door mat for so long that fans started to believe they could win (or at least compete). This season--they suck. They can't defend (124th in points allowed). They can't score (128th). They can't run (128th) and theya are not very good at passing either (108th).They lost their head coach. With...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 List Of Coaches That Should Replace June Jones at SMU

Defensive coordinator Tom Mason has taken over for June Jones who according to agent Leigh Steinberg has stepped down due to “personal reasons”. June Jones has long been known to be one of the best offensive minds over the past three decades in football but after almost fully turning around the Mustang program Jones and SMU fell flat on their faces this season with an 0-2 start...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
7 days ago  |  Discuss

DEVELOPING: June Jones Resigns From SMU

((HT: NBCDFW))June Jones was in his seventh season with the SMU Mustangs, with a record of 36-43. He brought the team from it's way-beyond-awful past- which could be chronicled here more than anything...((HT: ESPN))To the point where they were in bowl games and exciting out of Conference USA (of all places)...BUT... and this is a big BUT... where messages may get lost over time...
Via Online Sports Guys
8 days ago  |  Discuss

June Jones Steps Down as SMU Coach

In a day that already saw Ray Rice cut by the Baltimore Ravens and Penn State have its bowl eligibility restored, the SMU Mustangs received some shocking news of their own Monday afternoon when head coach June Jones announced that he would be stepping down due to personal reasons. His resignation comes on the heels of a pair of blowout losses against Baylor and North Texas to start...
Via AAC Football Fever
8 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU Offense Lethargic Against North Texas

SMU‘s 45-0 loss against Baylor was painful to watch, but its performance against the North Texas Mean Green was downright embarrassing. The Mustangs looked completely overmatched throughout the 43-6 drubbing handed to them by the Mean Green; the 37-point margin of victory was North Texas’ largest ever against SMU. While there were many discouraging aspects of the Mustangs...
Via AAC Football Fever
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Deion Sanders Jr. Looks Like His Dad During Punt Return for SMU

When Deion Sanders Jr. joined the SMU Mustangs fans had to wonder how much--if at all--he'd be like his dad, ole Prime Time himself. It's not really fair to expect kids of famous players to be like dear old dad, but that doesn't stop us from hoping.Early in Sunday's game against the Baylor Bears he showed that he does indeed take after Neon Deion with a nice 58-yard...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears vs. SMU Mustangs Betting Odds And Predictions

Betting odds and predictions for the Baylor Bears' game against the SMU Mustangs.
Via Gamedayr
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Morse (1B / OF, SF) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deep Leagues ANALYSIS: Michael Morse is having a solid year at the dish, and his power numbers should be enticing for fantasy owners in deeper leagues, especially given the flexibility offered by Morse’s multi-position eligibility. Playing 1B and OF for the Giants this year, Morse is slashing .286/.341/.487 with 16 HR and […]
Via RotoBaller
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend Recruiting Trail Notebook

SMU will miss out on Mudiay It was announced this week that our No. 2 prospect in the 2014 class nationally, Emmanuel Mudiay of Prime Prep (TX), will be forgoing playing for the SMU Mustangs and instead jump directly into professional basketball, presumably in Europe, to financially support his family. The loss of Mudiay from what was expected ...
Via Hoopniks
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Mudiay Spurns SMU to go pro; Crisis Averted for Kentucky

Talk about a blessing in disguise. What looked like a disastrous situation for the Kentucky Wildcats has turned out to be perhaps the best possible scenario for them heading into the 2014-15 college basketball season. Last fall, five-star Dallas point guard Emmanuel Mudiay committed to the SMU Mustangs after it seemed UK was the runaway favorite to land his services. Mudiay was,...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: 10 Teams In Attendance For Supplemental Prospect Traylon Shead’s Workout

  Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that 10 NFL teams were in attendance for SMU RB Traylon Shead’s Pro Day workout on July 2. According to Shead’s agent, Louis Bing, the Bears, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Giants, Lions, Packers, Seahawks, and Texans were all on hand. Shead hasn’t been all that productive at SMU, even though he was highly regarded coming out of...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU RB Traylon Shead & New Mexico WR Chase Clayton Expected To Enter Supplemental Draft

  According to Dane Brugler of CBS Sports, it “sounds” like SMU RB Traylon Shead will make himself eligible for the 2014 Supplemental Draft. Burgler adds that New Mexico WR Chase Clayton is another player who could be available as well. It’s worth mentioning that this news basically reiterates a report from Dan Pompei of the Bleacher Report. Pompei reported last week...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan, SMU to begin home-and-home series

According to a report by CBS Sports, Michigan will host SMU this season at the Crisler Center. According to Jon Rothstein, Michigan and SMU will face off on December 20th, 2014 and a return date will be scheduled in Dallas in 2015. SMU went 27-10 last season, just missing the NCAA tournament and losing to Minnesota in the NIT. The Mustangs are projected as a top-15 team next season...
Via UM Hoops
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mustangs’ big man not overwhelmed by big stage, and his game shows it

As the only one to have played at Madison Square Garden, SMU’s Markus Kennedy had plenty of advice for his teammates on the renowned building. But Kennedy had a more efficient plan. He simply showed the Mustangs. The big man dominated with 21 points, nine rebounds and three steals in Tuesday’s win over Clemson. His one-on-one play against whoever was under the basket was probably...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU Devastated by NCAA Tournament Snub

The SMU Mustangs and head coach Larry Brown were dealt a tough blow on Selection Sunday when the 25th ranked Mustangs were snubbed by the NCAA Tournament Committee. SMU was 23-9 with a 12-6 record in the American Athletic Conference but the bad losses proved to be too much. SMU coach Larry Brown shares his disappointment of not making the NCAA tournament. Said he feels bad for team...
Via Diehardsport
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU Mustangs Heart Broken Over 2014 NCAA Tournament Snub

The SMU Mustangs were heart broken when the team and fans learned that they were snubbed by the 2014 NCAA Tournament selection committee.
Via Gamedayr
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU Mustangs Heart Broken Over Missing 2014 NCAA Tournament

The SMU Mustangs were heart broken when the team and fans learned that they would miss out on the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
Via Gamedayr
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Moore, Kennedy lead No. 25 SMU over UCF

- Markus Kennedy scored 18 points, Nic Moore had 11 of his 13 in the second half and No. 23 SMU took another step toward its first NCAA tournament berth in 21 years with a 70-55 victory against Central Florida on Saturday.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU beats No. 21 UConn 64-55

SMU added a quality road win to its already solid NCAA tournament resume. Nick Russell and Nic Moore each scored 15 points to lead the Mustangs (22-6, 11-4 American Athletic Conference) to a 64-55 win Sunday over No. 21 UConn and a sweep of their season series with the Huskies. Markus Kennedy had 13 points and seven rebounds for SMU, which has won 11 of its past 13 games. '...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

No real dissatisfaction with June Jones' performance at SMU yet

Question: What does SMU need to do in order to knock off Connecticut in Storrs this weekend? Cowlishaw: Find some offense. This team struggles for long stretches at time to score points. They can defend anyone. Big game in the middle from Markus Kennedy would help as UConn fans, who saw him play about 50 pounds heavier at Villanova, say, "That's Markus Kennedy?" Question...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting Report – 2014 PG Emmanuel Mudiay

Emmauel Mudiay is a 6′-4″, 190 pound point guard from Prime Prep (TX) in Dallas. He has a 6′-7″+ wingspan and signed with the SMU Mustangs during the early signing period. Mudiay is in the conversation to be among the top players nationally in the 2014 class. Mudiay was born in the Republic of Congo, and ...
Via Hoopniks
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

COMMIT: 2015 PG Sedrick Barefield to SMU

The SMU Mustangs landed their first recruit for the 2015 class on Monday night, garnering a verbal commitment from 6′-2″ point guard Sedrick Barefield of Corona Centennial (CA). Barefield was on an official visit when he committed. Barefield is ranked the No. 50 prospect nationally in the 2015 class, on Hoopniks.com. Barefield has drawn attention on the ...
Via Hoopniks
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

After 29-year wait, SMU basketball returns to Top 25 rankings

After a 29-year wait, SMU returned to the Associated Press Top 25 basketball rankings on Monday. SMU (19-5) debuted at No. 23, but after knocking off three ranked teams this season, the Mustangs expect to climb even higher. "I'm sure nobody expected us to be here, but we knew what we had," guard Nick Russell said after SMU knocked off then-No. 7 Cincinnati, 76-55, on...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mustangs Gallop Over Bearcats

There are some games where it's just not your night. The team comes out slow, the other team is playing with an urgency that is unmatched. You miss shots, the other team lights you up. It happens. It happened to Cincinnati tonight. SMU beat the hell of out them 76-55. UC had never trailed by as much as they did tonight. When the Cats made a push to cut the lead to 7, an 11-0...
Via Bearcats Blog
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Why quality depth on SMU roster often sends coach Larry Brown home feeling bad

In the new era of SMU basketball, tickets are hard to get. Saturday’s game against No. 7 Cincinnati has been sold out for a couple of weeks. Seating is a problem for coach Larry Brown, too. Determining who sits may be the most difficult part of his job. So much so that he talked to the team about playing time before Friday’s practice. “There have been a lot of games where...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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