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No. 22 SMU holds on, tops Eastern Washington 77-68

DALLAS (AP) Nic Moore scored 22 points, Keith Frazier added a career-high 17 and No. 22 SMU bounced back from a pair of losses on the road to beat Eastern Washington 77-68 Saturday night. A former Dallas high school standout who was the first big recruit for Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown with the Mustangs, Frazier scored seven straight SMU points early in the second half to help...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

SMU, Brown must resist dwelling on what might have been

DALLAS – Much of the talk surrounding Larry Brown’s Southern Methodist Mustangs leading into this season has involved the guys who won’t be playing for him – instead of the guys who will. Six months ago, after SMU shrugged off its NCAA tournament snub and made it to the final of the NIT, it appeared the 74-year-old Brown was on his way to having a top-10 team this season...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

E. Washington-SMU Preview

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...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Larry Brown, Nic Moore react to loss at Indiana

SMU coach Larry Brown and junior point guard Nic Moore met with the media following the Mustangs’ 74-68 loss to Indiana at Assembly Hall on Thursday. Watch both press conferences below: The post Video: Larry Brown, Nic Moore react to loss at Indiana appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball News, Recruiting and Analysis.
Via Inside the Hall
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana knocks off No. 22 SMU to improve to 3-0

  James Blackmon Jr. scored 26 points and Indiana used a big run in the second half to get past No. 22 SMU 74-68 on Thursday. The Hoosiers are 3-0 for the fifth straight year. SMU (1-2) lost its second straight road game. The Mustangs were led by Ben Moore with 16 points and Nic Moore with 13 on a topsy-turvy night. SMU started both halves by taking leads, only to see Indiana come...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana rallies past No. 22 SMU 74-68

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) James Blackmon Jr. scored 26 points and Indiana used a big run in the second half to get past No. 22 SMU 74-68 on Thursday. The Hoosiers are 3-0 for the fifth straight year. SMU (1-2) lost its second straight road game. The Mustangs were led by Ben Moore with 16 points and Nic Moore with 13 on a topsy-turvy night. SMU started both halves by taking leads, only...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU Suffers Most Heartbreaking Loss of Dismal 2014 Season

It’s been an extremely painful season for fans of the SMU Mustangs, but Saturday may have featured the most excruciating moment in a year of seemingly endless disappointments. After getting blown out in nearly every game so far in 2014, the Mustangs finally competitive last weekend against South Florida. While this certainly is a positive for SMU, […] The post SMU Suffers Most...
Via AAC Football Fever
5 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU-Gonzaga Preview

After only two seasons under coach Larry Brown, SMU earned its first preseason ranking in 30 years. After their first game of the season, they're set to put that ranking to the test as the No. 22 Mustangs visit 13th-ranked Gonzaga on Monday night. SMU beat Lamar 93-54 on Friday on the strength of its interior presence. Ben Moore and Yanick Moreira combined for 41 points and shot...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Moore, Moreira lead No. 22 SMU past Lamar 93-54

DALLAS (AP) Ben Moore scored a career-high 22 points and added a team-high nine rebounds with five assists to lead No. 22 SMU to a 93-54 victory over Lamar on Friday night in the opener for both teams. Yanick Moreira added 19 for SMU, equaling his career high. The Cardinals were led by Anthony Holliday with 12 points. Lamar was limited 31 percent shooting from the floor, 5-for-20...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU looks to build upon last season's hoops success

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas --  SMU opens the college basketball season with tempered expectations because of who won't be there. Star recruit Emmanuel Mudiay opted to play professionally in China and top big man Markus Kennedy could sit out with an academic issue. But there's still plenty of reasons for excitement. The Mustangs return 11 players, including standout point guard...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
10 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU forward Markus Kennedy Ineligible For 1st Semester

Larry Brown’s SMU Mustang’s will be without their best player until after the first semester because of Grades. SMU forward Markus Kennedy will be ineligible for the first semester of the season, sources confirmed to ESPN.com. A second team All-AAC pick last season, Kennedy was one of the most complete players in the country last season after averaging 12.4 points, 7.1 rebounds...
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball 2014-15: SMU Mustangs Team Preview

Larry Brown was already ahead of schedule at SMU, taking only two seasons to transform the moribund program. Twenty years removed from their last...
Via Athlon Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Brown disagrees with the Sixers strategy of tanking

Former Philadelphia 76ers and now SMU head coach Larry Brown had a few words on Wednesday regarding the recent moves the Sixers have made. Brown, who is a great a basketball coach, led the Sixers in 2001 to the NBA Finals with a guy named the Answer, Allen Iverson. But this is not the 2001 Sixers, this is the present day 2014-15 Sixers and they are not very good. In fact, they are...
Via Total Sports Live
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking SMU’s Last 5 Games of the Season

After seven games in the 2014 season, the SMU Mustangs remain as the only winless team in the entire FBS. They have been dreadful on both sides of the ball, allowing opponents to score 48 points per game while scoring just 49 total points themselves throughout the year. Though Tom Mason’s team appeared to be headed in the right direction after a surprising performance against...
Via AAC Football Fever
26 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU Mustangs’ Midseason Report Card

The SMU Mustangs have reached the midway point of their season, and it hasn’t been pretty. The team has been outscored 288-39 in its six losses, and has barely looked competitive at any point in the year. So, without further adieu, here is the Mustangs’ midseason report card. Spoiler alert: very few passing grades were handed out. Photo used courtesy of washingtontimes.com. Quarterbacks...
Via AAC Football Fever
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bearcats vs SMU Mustangs Football Preview

Tomorrow afternoon, Cincinnati goes on the road to Southern Methodist to play the terrible Mustangs. It is hard to muster any enthusiasm for this game, if we are being quite honest. I just don’t care about SMU football. In fact, I wasn’t even going to do a preview for this game, I was going to let the podcast be the preview. Instead, here is a truncated preview of the Bearcats...
Via Bearcats Blog
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The SMU Mustangs Have a Chance Against Cincinnati

Coming off a bye, the SMU Mustangs are looking to pick up their first win on the season against a team that at one time would’ve seemed absolutely unbeatable. Photo used courtesy of collegefootball.ap.org. But now, though an SMU win would still be an upset, the Mustangs actually look like they have a fighting chance against Tommy Tuberville’s Bearcats. Cincinnati is in a stay...
Via AAC Football Fever
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Defense Must Improve for SMU to Be Competitive

For the first time since they opened up the season against Baylor, the SMU Mustangs have some positive momentum to build off of. Sure, the Mustangs’ upset bid fell short against East Carolina, but the team showed signs of life for the first time all year in the 45-24 loss. The offense finally was able to get something going, and SMU looks like it has found an answer at quarterback...
Via AAC Football Fever
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU Mustangs’ Offense Showing Signs of Life With QB Garrett Krstich

On a Saturday where college football was thrown into mass chaos and matchups between ranked opponents reigned supreme, the game between the East Carolina Pirates and the SMU Mustangs was largely forgotten. However, thanks in large part to the arm of Garrett Krstich, the Mustangs showed signs of life and were competitive for the first time all season. Photo used courtesy of underdogdynasty...
Via AAC Football Fever
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the SMU Mustangs the Worst Team in the FBS?

Another week, another embarrassing defeat for the SMU Mustangs. Photo used courtesy of centraltrack.com. This time, it was at the hands of the TCU Horned Frogs, who came into Gerald J. Ford Stadium last Saturday and steamrolled the Mustangs on their way to a 56-0 victory. Watching the TCU players beat the entire SMU team with the Iron Skillet for four quarters would have probably...
Via AAC Football Fever
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU Mustangs Face Real Possibility of Starting 0-7

The first seven games on the SMU Mustangs‘ schedule looked daunting even before the season started, when expectations for this team were quite a bit higher. But now, after getting blown out in their first three games of the season, these next four contests seem more difficult than ever. Photo used courtesy of rantsports.com. SMU has been outscored 146-12 in losses to Baylor, North...
Via AAC Football Fever
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Aggies at SMU Mustangs: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Texas A&M Aggies will go on the road this weekend looking to add another win against the SMU Mustangs. No. 6 Texas A&M (3-0) is making a case for its inclusion in the post season playoff and nothing short of a blowout win against SMU (0-2) will do in this one. Coverage of the game between Texas A&M and SMU will air on ABC or ESPN2 (market depending) from Gerald J...
Via Tireball.com
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU Mustangs’ Offensive Line Needs to Step Up

Needless to say, there are numerous areas that need to improve for the SMU Mustangs to become a competitive football team. But one of the position groups that most obviously needs to step up is the Mustangs’ inexperienced offensive line. Photo used courtesy of houstonchronicle.com. SMU has allowed its quarterbacks to get sacked 13 times so far in the 2014 season; that’s is...
Via AAC Football Fever
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU Offensive Line Needs To Step Up

Needless to say, there are numerous areas that need to improve for the SMU Mustangs to become a competitive football team. But one of the position groups that most obviously needs to step up is the Mustangs’ inexperienced offensive line. SMU has allowed its quarterbacks to get sacked 13 times so far in the 2014 season; that’s is the third-highest total in the FBS, even though...
Via AAC Football Fever
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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