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Tolbert scores 17, SMU holds off Yale 71-69

DALLAS (AP) Jordan Tolbert scored five of his 17 points in the final three minutes, Markus Kennedy had 12 points and 13 rebounds, and SMU held off Yale 71-69 on Sunday. Tolbert's dunk with 1:08 left extended SMU's lead to 68-61, but Yale scored the next five for a one-possession game. SMU's Keith Frazier made two free throws with 9 seconds left, but Justin Sears answered with...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben and Nic Moore lead Mustangs past Stanford, 85-70

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Nic Moore and Ben Moore each scored 17 points and Southern Methodist beat Stanford 85-70 on Thursday night. Markus Kennedy added 14 points for the Mustangs, who won their road opener by handing the Cardinal their first loss of the year. Jordan Tolbert had 10. Rosco Allen scored 18 points to lead Stanford, which had won two previous meetings against the Mustangs...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU QB Garrett Krstich Gets Start vs. Navy in Classy Move

View image | Keenan Reynolds set the FBS record for rushing touchdowns, but there was another special moment during the SMU-Navy game. In a classy move by SMU head coach Chad Morris, the Mustangs started fifth-year senior Garrett Krstich, whose father played at Navy. Bill Wagner of the Capital Gazette describes the special moment for the Krstich moment. Jeff...
Via KCM Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Navy Midshipmen vs. SMU Mustangs: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the No. 20 Navy Midshipmen will host the SMU Mustangs. Navy (7-1) looks to earn their eighth win of the year against SMU (1-8). Coverage of this game airs on CBS SN beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The Odds: Navy is a 21 point favorite against SMU. The over/under for this one is 61 total points. Will Navy win this one big or will SMU find...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mudiay says SMU would have won a championship with him

Emmanuel Mudiay had committed to the SMU Mustangs before he left for China and a big professional contract there. He is now playing for the Denver Nuggets after being drafted seventh overall in the draft earlier this year, but he still has a lot of love for Larry Brown’s team. Naturally, Mudiay was pretty upset when he heard about the sanctions that the Mustangs were slapped with...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston uses interesting motivational tactic for SMU

There is apparently no love lost between the Houston Cougars and SMU Mustangs ahead of this weekend’s game at TDECU Stadium. In fact, the undefeated Cougars are using a very unique motivational tactic for the meeting which includes completely disrespecting the SMU uniforms. In a video shared on social media, you can see that Houston has taped SMU jerseys to the floor of the team’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: SMU reacts to NCAA sanctions

The SMU Mustangs’ basketball programs was hit with a big set of sanctions from the NCAA on Tuesday and it is surely going to hurt their future in the basketball world. Not only are they banned from the upcoming postseason, but they will be dealing with recruiting restrictions, fewer scholarships, and their head coach, Larry Brown, was suspended for nine games. College Basketball...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

The NCAA Bans SMU And Suspends Larry Brown

Larry Brown has had some troubles with the NCAA before, most notably leaving Kansas under sanctions in the late 80s, and his latest punishment is a suspension for 10 percent of SMU’s games in the coming season. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reports that the NCAA also banned SMU from the 2016 postseason and a loss of nine scholarships over the next three seasons.  Given some of Brown...
Via The Student Section
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

SMU to wear special helmets remembering 9/11

It’s been fourteen years since the World Trade Center in New York City was attacked. The terrorist attacks still ring very loudly in the hearts of many Americans today and we are always trying to find ways to honor the victims of that fateful day. The SMU Mustangs football team will be doing just that on Saturday when they welcome in North Texas for their second game of the season...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: SMU Waste No Time Getting Points On The Board This Season

Last season the SMU Mustangs were one of the worst teams in college football. The team was abysmal in pretty much every facet of the game. On offense they didn't score a touchdown at home until late October! The team's performance resulted in a coaching change and from the way the Mustangs looked against Baylor Friday night the program is headed in the right direction.Heck, this...
Via FatManWriting
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bulging disk in neck ends SMU RB’s career

SMU Mustangs running back Daniel Gresham’s career has come to a sad end due to a bulging disk in his neck. EJ Holland of The Dallas Morning News reported the unfortunate news, the official word of which is that Gresham was medically disqualified. Nikki Chavanelle of Rivals also reported Gresham’s injury. BREAKING: SMU RB Daniel Gresham is medically disqualified and his football...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The Local Slant: SMU is Loading Up on Texas Talent

Following a disastrous 2014 campaign that resulted with a 1-11 (1-7 AAC) record, the SMU Mustangs are beginning to rebuild under new head coach Chad Morris. Morris, who most recently served as the offensive coordinator for ACC power Clemson, plans to rebuild the Mustangs into a football power by tapping into local talent – a resource he knows well from his decade-and-a-half as...
Via AAC Football Fever
April 01, 2015  |  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
March 19, 2015  |  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
February 26, 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

Why Chad Morris Would Be SMU’s Best Choice for Next Head Coach

The end of the 2014 college football regular season continues to draw closer, which means the coaching carousel will soon be put in motion. But for some teams, like the SMU Mustangs, the search for a new head coach is already underway. In SMU’s case, it has been underway since June Jones announced his resignation […] The post Why Chad Morris Would Be SMU’s Best Choice for Next...
Via AAC Football Fever
November 25, 2014  |  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
November 18, 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 SMU has been outscored 146-12 in losses to Baylor, North...
Via AAC Football Fever
September 23, 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 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 Saturday. "We...
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

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...
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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