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Yanick Moreira on goaltending call in loss: 'It's all my fault'

By Jason RowanThe SMU Mustangs were upset in its opening round game against the UCLA Bruins by a score of 60-59 in one of the most shocking ways imaginable.SMU’s Yanick Moreira was whistled for a controversial goaltending call on a three-point attempt by Bryce Alford with 13 seconds remaining in the game.With the Bruins down by two points, Alford’s off-target shot appeared to...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU And UCLA End On A Thrilling Judgment Call By The Referees

The No.6 seed SMU Mustangs were eliminated from the NCAA Tournament thanks to a borderline goaltending call in favor of No. 11 seeded UCLA.
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA’s Miraculous Escape and SMU’s Gut-Punch Loss: The Call Was Correct, the Rule Horrible

Madness. It’s not just a word for March, it’s a word for the SMU Mustangs and the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area after their team exited the NCAA tournament in a manner which defies description. You know the general story: SMU, up by seven with a little over a minute left, watched UCLA’s Bryce Alford hit a three-pointer to cut its deficit to four. SMU then missed a shot...
Via The Student Section
8 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA’s Miraculous Escape and SMU’s Gut-Punch Loss: The Call Was Correct, the Rule Horrible

Madness. It’s not just a word for March, it’s a word for the SMU Mustangs and the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area after their team exited the NCAA tournament in a manner which defies description. You know the general story: SMU, up by seven with a little over a minute left, watched UCLA’s Bryce Alford hit a three-pointer to cut its deficit to four. SMU then missed a shot...
Via Bloguin Best
8 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: No. 11 UCLA stuns No. 6 SMU 60-59 on controversial finish

Bryce Alford made four 3-pointers in the final 3:40, his last on a rare goaltending call with 13 seconds remaining, to push 11th-seeded UCLA to a 60-59 upset of sixth-seeded SMU on Thursday in the teams' NCAA opener. Alford's points came on nine long-range shots but his last attempt was the most debated as his shot from the left side appeared to glance off the rim as SMU's Yanick...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU knocked out of tournament by UCLA on rare goaltending call

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Bryce Alford made four 3-pointers in the final 3:40, his last on a rare goaltending call with 13 seconds remaining, to push 11th-seeded UCLA to a 60-59 upset of sixth-seeded SMU on Thursday in the teams' NCAA opener. Alford's points came on nine long-range shots but his last attempt was the most debated as his shot from the left side appeared to glance off...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 11 UCLA stuns No. 6 SMU after rare 3-pointer goaltending call

  Bryce Alford made four 3-pointers in the final 3:40, his last on a rare goaltending call with 13 seconds remaining, to push 11th-seeded UCLA to a 60-59 upset of sixth-seeded SMU on Thursday in the teams' NCAA opener. Alford's points came on nine long-range shots but his last attempt was the most debated as his shot from the left side appeared to glance off the rim as SMU's Yanick...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 11 UCLA stuns No. 6 SMU 60-59 on rare 3-pointer

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Bryce Alford made four 3-pointers in the final 3:40, his last on a rare goaltending call with 13 seconds remaining, to push 11th-seeded UCLA to a 60-59 upset of sixth-seeded SMU on Thursday in the teams' NCAA opener. Alford's points came on nine long-range shots but his last attempt was the most debated as his shot from the left side appeared to glance off the...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA Eliminates SMU on Questionable Goaltending Call

Was this a goaltend? https://t.co/SZ5PAwOgAL — Rob Dauster (@RobDauster) March 19, 2015 That’s the shot that decided UCLA’s fate against SMU. That was ruled a goaltend, which gave the Bruins a 60-59 lead. SMU’s Nic Moore missed a pair of shots on the other end for the final. That is certainly a questionable call. It looked live like the shot was way off but it kind of...
Via Bloguin Best
8 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA Eliminates SMU on Questionable Goaltending Call

Was this a goaltend? https://t.co/SZ5PAwOgAL — Rob Dauster (@RobDauster) March 19, 2015 That’s the shot that decided UCLA’s fate against SMU. That was ruled a goaltend, which gave the Bruins a 60-59 lead. SMU’s Nic Moore missed a pair of shots on the other end for the final. That is certainly a questionable call. It looked live like the shot was way off but it kind of...
Via The Student Section
8 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU's Larry Brown in first NCAA since the '88 title at Kansas

DALLAS (AP) -- Larry Brown discovered something about his new iPhone when SMU finally ended its two-decade NCAA Tournament drought. "I didn't realize how many text messages it would accept, so that kept me kind of busy," the 74-year-old Hall of Fame coach said. Maybe the texts will keep on coming. While the Mustangs are back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1993, Brown...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Inside the AAC: SMU Worthy

Send to Kindle In all, five American Athletic Conference teams were selected to compete in the 2015 postseason. SMU (27-6) and Cincinnati (22-10) will compete in the 2015 NCAA Championship while Temple (23-10), Tulsa (23-10), and UConn (20-14) were chosen for the National Invite Tournament. After claiming the 2015 AAC regular-season title, SMU, ranked No. 20 in the recent Associated...
Via College Chalktalk
10 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU's Larry Brown in 1st NCAA since the '88 title at Kansas

DALLAS (AP) Larry Brown discovered something about his new iPhone when SMU finally ended its two-decade NCAA Tournament drought. ''I didn't realize how many text messages it would accept, so that kept me kind of busy,'' the 74-year-old Hall of Fame coach said. Maybe the texts will keep on coming. While the Mustangs are back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1993, Brown...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 20 SMU fends off UConn to capture AAC tournament title

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Markus Kennedy scored 14 of his 15 points in the first half and No. 20 SMU held off UConn 62-54 on Sunday to win the American Athletic Conference Tournament title. Yanick Moreira and Nic Moore added 11 points each for the Mustangs (27-6), who won the league's regular-season title. Rodney Purvis had a career-high 29 points for UConn (20-14), the defending national...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU holds off UConn 62-54 to win AAC championship

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Markus Kennedy scored 14 of his 15 points in the first half and No. 20 SMU held off UConn 62-54 on Sunday to win the American Athletic Conference Tournament title. Yanick Moreira and Nic Moore added 11 points each for the Mustangs (27-6), who won the league's regular-season title. Rodney Purvis had a career-high 29 points for UConn (20-14), the defending national...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kennedy leads SMU into American finals, 69-56 over Temple

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Markus Kennedy scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half to lead No. 20 SMU into the finals of the American Athletic Conference tournament with a 69-56 win over Temple. Cannen Cunningham and Yanick Moreira each added 11 points for the Mustangs (26-6), who came into the tournament as the league's regular-season champions. Quenten DeCosey had 14 points for...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Inside the AAC: Factor In More With SMU’s Moore

Send to Kindle Prior to Thursday’s American Athletic Conference Tournament luncheon, SMU head coach, Larry Brown, was asked to comment on Nic Moore’s chances of winning AAC Player of the Year. The Hall-of-Famer responded with little hesitation. SMU’s Nic Moore was selected 2015 Player of the Year, SMU Athletics “Nic Moore had a great year.  Whenever you play and win a...
Via College Chalktalk
14 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 20 SMU beats East Carolina 74-68 in American quarters

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) American Conference player of the year Nic Moore scored 20 points and No. 20 SMU held off East Carolina 74-68 Friday in the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference. Markus Kennedy added 15 points and six rebounds for the top-seeded Mustangs (25-6). SMU lost in their opening game of the conference tournament a year ago, costing them an NCAA bid. This...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nic Moore Leads SMU Past East Carolina In AAC Tourney Opener

HARTFORD — Nic Moore scored 20 points and Markus Kennedy had 15 as No. 1 SMU survived a scare, holding off East Carolina 74-68 in an American Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal game Friday afternoon at the XL Center.
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
14 days ago

Nic Moore Headlines 2015 American Athletic Conference Awards

Nic Moore of SMU has been named the 2015 American Athletic Conference Player of the Year. Joining Moore on the All-AAC First Team are Ryan Boatright, Will Cummings, Austin Nichols and James Woodard. Amida Brimah won Defensive Player of the Year, while Daniel Hamilton received Rookie of the Year honors.
Via RealGM
15 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU's Nic Moore is American conference player of the year

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) SMU guard Nic Moore, who led the Mustangs to the American Athletic Conference regular-season title, has been named the conference's player of the year. Temple coach Fran Dunphy, whose Owls finished the regular season at 22-9, received the league's coach of the year award Thursday and UConn freshman Daniel Hamilton was voted rookie of the year by the league's...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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
26 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
29 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
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple Owls vs. SMU Mustangs: Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Temple Owls vs. SMU Mustangs.
Via Gamedayr
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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