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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

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

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

SMU player surprises mother before her military deployment

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas - SMU forward Markus Kennedy was in no mood to celebrate after his team upset Memphis, 87-72, last Saturday. Not because he had a bad game. The 6-9 sophomore set career highs with 21 points and 15 pounds. It was because he had a plane to catch. Kennedy was informed after the game that the NCAA had approved his waiver for SMU to fly him home to Philadelphia...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: SMU star basketball freshman Keith Frazier had grade changed to graduate high school

Keith Frazier, a freshman guard for the SMU Mustangs, is in the hot seat after a report from WFAA TV in Fort Worth alleges that the former McDonald's All-American had a failing grade changed to a passing one in order to graduate from high school.On May 29, Frazier reportedly had a failing grade in physics changed to a passing a week after Frazier had already completed his classes...
Via Bush League Chronicle
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU scoreboard shows fireplace (photo)

It’s unusual weather in Dallas and thus fans have stayed away from Saturday’s game between the SMU Mustangs and the UCF Knights. UCF is looking to win over SMU to a BCS bowl but fans are simply not in attendance even with a decision to let them in for free. So what did the stadium staff at SMU do? They displayed vide of a fireplace on their scoreboard. RT @osmattmurschel: SMU...
Via Tireball.com
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: SMU Unveils New Basketball Court Design For Moody Coliseum

Moody Coliseum’s $47 million makeover is almost complete, and the SMU Mustangs will be ballin’ in style this fall. Per the school’s athletics site: The $47 million renovation and expansion of Moody Coliseum will be completed in December, so the Mustangs can host all conference games on campus. The facility will provide many new and improved features, including a renovated...
Via College Spun
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Gilbert looking to carry momentum as senior at SMU

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas -- Garrett Gilbert admits his first seven games at SMU last fall were a learning experience. In those starts, the Mustangs went 3-4 as Gilbert threw 13 interceptions and 11 touchdowns, including a five-interception performance in a 24-16 loss to crosstown rival TCU on Sept. 29, 2012. However, in SMU's final six games of 2012, the former University of Texas...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Deion Sanders Jr. is standing out for the SMU Mustangs

SMU Mustangs slot receiver Deion Sanders Jr stood out during the spring practice period. Sanders Jr. said that with the help of a good attitude and familiar coaching faces, he has found a way to excel. Please click here to read this story. The post Deion Sanders Jr. is standing out for the SMU Mustangs appeared first on Players View.
Via Players View
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

SMU produces 10 turnovers in win over SFA

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas For the first 10 minutes of the game, Stephen F. Austin was dominating SMU. Then SMU's Margus Hunt came up with a record-setting field goal block and the offense got traction behind the running of Zach Line. But most of all in Saturday's 52-0 win, an SMU defense that was the worst in the nation in turnover margin last season produced 10 turnovers...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Line ready to cap SMU career in grand fashion

Zach Line is about to enter his senior season at SMU and like the rest of the Mustangs' senior class, his goal for 2012 is a simple one. Not only do Line and his fellow seniors want to win the Conference USA title after falling just short in 2010, but they also want to cap off their collegiate careers by helping guide the Ponies to a fourth straight bowl game, a streak that many...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 17, 2012  |  Discuss

SMU Scores Only 28 Points In Loss To UAB

That's right, the SMU Mustangs couldn't get out of the 20's Wednesday night as UAB defeating the Mustangs 47-28.It's the lowest scoring output ever in a Conference USA game.SMU couldn't hit the broad side of a barn against UAB converting on 8 of 46 shots and shooting 17 percent. No Mustang scored in double figures, Robert Nyakundi led the Mustangs with nine points...
Via Online Sports Guys
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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