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Photos-MBB: UConn Huskies vs SMU Mustangs – 3/1/15

Here is a photo gallery from the UConn men’s basketball game versus the SMU Mustangs at the XL Center on March 1, 2015. The UConn Huskies beat No. 21 SMU, 81-73. To see full size picture or slide show, please click on image(mobile/tablet users: to scroll through photos, you can swipe left or right; to remove caption, tap photo.) ...
Via Sox and Dawgs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Men Flex Muscles In 81-73 Win Over SMU

UConn G Rodney Purvis (44) flexes his muscles after making a layup and being fouled in the second half against the SMU Mustangs at the XL Center in Hartford, CT. The UConn men’s basketball team has not beaten the SMU Mustangs since the two teams joined the American Athletic Conference. For whatever reason, the UConn Huskies don’t match up well with them. The last time these...
Via Sox and Dawgs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No. 21 SMU upset by UConn, knocked out of first in AAC

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Rodney Purvis scored a career-high 28 points and UConn upset No. 21 SMU 81-73 on Sunday, knocking the Mustangs out of first place in the American Athletic Conference. Daniel Hamilton scored 14 of his 16 points in the final 7:41 and Ryan Boatright added 23 points for the defending national champion Huskies (17-11, 10-6 American), who won for the first time this...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Purvis scores 28 to lead UConn to 81-73 upset of No. 21 SMU

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Rodney Purvis scored a career-high 28 points and UConn upset No. 21 SMU 81-73 on Sunday, knocking the Mustangs out of first place in the American Athletic Conference. Daniel Hamilton scored 14 of his 16 points in the final 7:41 and Ryan Boatright added 23 points for the defending national champion Huskies (17-11, 10-6 American), who won for the first time this...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU-UConn Preview

Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown has successfully turned around an SMU program that is a virtual lock to make its first NCAA tournament appearance in 22 years. The defending national champions, meanwhile, are in danger of joining some unwanted company. The 21st-ranked Mustangs look to match a school record with an eighth consecutive road victory when they face Connecticut on Sunday...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 21 SMU pulls away from Memphis for 5th straight victory

  Nic Moore scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and No. 21 SMU pulled away to beat Memphis 66-57 on Thursday night. Moore's 3-pointer with 3:27 left capped a 15-4 run for the Mustangs (23-5, 14-2 American Athletic Conference), breaking open a 48-all game. Ryan Manuel and Yanick Moreira added 11 points each to help the Mustangs win their fifth straight and 21st in 23 games...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nic Moore scores 14 points, No. 21 SMU beats Memphis 66-57

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Nic Moore scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and No. 21 SMU pulled away to beat Memphis 66-57 on Thursday night. Moore's 3-pointer with 3:27 left capped a 15-4 run for the Mustangs (23-5, 14-2 American Athletic Conference), breaking open a 48-all game. Ryan Manuel and Yanick Moreira added 11 points each to help the Mustangs win their fifth straight...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: SMU Head Coach Chad Morris Shares New Alternate Helmet on Twitter

Last season was about as forgettable as a season could be for the SMU Mustangs. The team lost its head coach during the season, at one time had better luck scoring on defense and special teams than it did offense, and ended up finishing 1-11 when the season was done and over with. So--it stands to reason that it may be hard to generate some excitement surrounding the team.So how...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU-Memphis Preview

Despite ending last season in the AP Top 25, SMU became the first ranked squad in 10 years without an NCAA tournament invite before settling for a runner-up finish in the NIT. It appears it will take a drastic collapse down the stretch for the 21st-ranked Mustangs to be snubbed again. SMU seeks its 21st victory in 23 games when it visits Memphis on Thursday night. After 23 regular...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Moore, No. 21 SMU rally to snap Temple's win streak, 67-58

DALLAS (AP) Nic Moore scored 18 points, and No. 21 SMU rallied from 10 points down in the second half to beat Temple 67-58 Thursday night, snapping the Owls' seven-game winning streak. Ryan Manuel hit a tying 3-pointer and added another to cap a 7-0 run that broke a 52-52 tie and sent the American Athletic Conference-leading Mustangs (22-5, 13-2 AAC) to their 20th win in 22 games...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Bobby Knight Yells At SMU Fans To Sit Down During Broadcast

Bobby Knight was known for his temper during his coaching career, and based on tonight’s SMU-Temple broadcast, he is still a pretty fiery guy. A big three by the Mustangs’ Nic Moore brought the home fans to their feet, and some evidently got in Knight’s line of sight. He didn’t move his microphone or wait until a break to reprimand them—he did it live on air. If you go...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Temple Owls vs. SMU Mustangs: Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Temple Owls vs. SMU Mustangs.
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Surging SMU, tested by adversity, hosts national champ UConn

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas -- SMU has faced its share of adversity this basketball season, but it hasn't kept the Mustangs from climbing back into the Top 25 and into first place in the American Athletic Conference. The Mustangs (20-5, 11-2) will face another form of adversity on Saturday night: the glare of the spotlight. SMU hosts defending national champion Connecticut (14-9, 7-4...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bearcats Dominate Second Half, Sweep SMU

The Cincinnati Bearcats hung a 42 point half on the SMU Mustangs in a 62-54 victory. The Bearcats pull off the season sweep of the Mustangs. For the first time in UC history, the Bearcats beat SMU out of Cincinnati. The Cats shot 57% from the field. It was a struggle in the first half, when UC went 7-11 from the field with 13 turnovers. When the Bearcats weren’t turning the ball...
Via Bearcats Blog
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Morris Brings in Lone Star Recruiting Class

Chad Morris’ first recruiting class as head coach of the SMU Mustangs wasn’t sensational when compared to most of the country, but it may have been just what the program needed. 21 recruits signed their letters of intent on Wednesday, joining quarterback Ben Hicks, who enrolled at the school last month. Morris assembled a recruiting class that ranks sixth in the AAC and 79th...
Via AAC Football Fever
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: SMU Basketball’s Keith Frazier Ruled Ineligible, Program Under NCAA Investigation

SMU is no stranger to NCAA trouble, and now it appears that Larry Brown’s basketball program has drawn the gaze of the organization. Sophomore guard Keith Frazier was ruled academically ineligible this afternoon according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, and it may just be the tip of the iceberg for the Mustangs. SMU’s Keith Frazier will miss the rest of the season due to academics...
Via College Spun
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Inside the AAC: Mustangs’ Moore Factor

Send to Kindle SMU improved to 3-1 in the American Athletic Conference and 12-4 overall with a 70-61 win at UCF. The Mustangs’ floor general, 5-foot-9 RS-junior and 2014-15 Wooden Award nominee, Nic Moore, continues to execute like one of the nation’s top point guards. The following are a few factors contributing to Moore’s success this season. NIc Moore has lived up to a...
Via College Chalktalk
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Offseason To-Do List: SMU Mustangs

Coming off their abysmal 1-11 season, the SMU Mustangs obviously have a lot to do this offseason as they attempt to return to relevancy. The good news: new head coach Chad Morris has brought a new sense of hope to the program, and many feel like that he will be able to orchestrate a turnaround on the Hilltop. But before anybody can worry about the future, the Mustangs have some things...
Via AAC Football Fever
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati 56 SMU 50 Wrap Up

With a couple of hours before UC hits the hardwood against East Carolina, let’s wrap up some loose threads from the SMU game from Saturday. Cincinnati held SMU to just 0.79 points per possession. That was the lowest for SMU this season, even lower than their season opening awful performance against Gonzaga. The three game string of at least 1 point per possession is the best of...
Via Bearcats Blog
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

SMU puts 4 in double figures to beat South Florida 83-49

PARK, Texas (AP) SMU opened the American Athletic Conference with a bang on Wednesday, walloping South Florida 83-49 with Ben Moore scoring 15 points and Keith Frazier 14. The Mustangs (10-3, 1-0) won the opening tip, scored within seconds on a Yanick Moreira jumper and knocked down three of their first four shots to lead 7-0 in a little over two minutes. They never trailed and...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos-WBB: UConn Huskies vs SMU Mustangs – 12/27/14

Here are the photos from the UConn Huskies 96-45 win over the SMU Mustangs in a women’s basketball game at the XL Center in Hartford, CT on December 27, 2014. To see full size picture or slide show, please click on image(mobile/tablet users: to scroll through photos, you can swipe left or right; to remove caption, tap photo.) ...
Via Sox and Dawgs
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Ricky Doyle earns start, SMU’s Markus Kennedy travels with team

It’s official, or at least as close to official as we’ll get before the lineups are announced: Ricky Doyle will earn the first start of his Michigan basketball career Saturday against SMU. The reason, as John Beilein explained Friday afternoon, is pretty simple. He wants to have the five best players on the court at the beginning of each game, and, right now, Doyle is the Wolverines’...
Via UM Hoops
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU Mustangs’ 2014 Season Report Card

By Zach Rastall | AAC Columnist E-mail the author | Follow on Twitter It’s over. It’s finally over. The SMU Mustangs‘ nightmarish 2014 campaign has come to an end, but brighter days may be ahead. The Mustangs avoided finishing the season winless for the fourth time in school history by defeating UConn in their season finale, […] The post SMU Mustangs’ 2014 Season Report...
Via AAC Football Fever
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

ASU women dominate SMU in blowout win

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Behind a balanced scoring attack and a series of large scoring runs, the Arizona State women's basketball team (6-1) was able to defeat the visiting SMU Mustangs (4-4) 77-42 Saturday afternoon at Wells Fargo Arena. Four Sun Devils finished in double figures, led by Katie Hempen, who finished with 15. Peace Amukamara had 11 points, eight rebounds and six assists,...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU Wins!...And Almost Gets Flagged Screwing Up the 'Victory Formation

It has been a long, hard season for the SMU Mustangs. From losing games to losing their head coach to images of the programs losing ways in the past creeping up it has been the kind of year that the team will love to forget--but at least it got to end on a high note.Sort of.@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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