The Mustangs struggled after halftime, connecting on only 5 of 20 shots, allowing the Cougars to erase a double-digit lead early in the second half.
Markus Kennedy scored a game-high 18 points to lead SMU to a 71-54 victory over South Florida on Wednesday night.
Northern Illinois looks to become the second back-to-back BCS Buster in the history of the BCS, joining TCU. Fresno State, currently the top team in the BCS-busting Mountain West Conference, is looking to reach their first BCS bowl game. So, who has the best shot?
The Mustangs and Owls now are trying to win consecutive regular-season games for the first time since the middle of the 2012 season.
Either SMU or Memphis will finally be able to celebrate its first AAC victory on Saturday night, after the two former Conference USA members face off at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.
When the Mustangs make their AAC debut at home Saturday against Rutgers, they will be wearing blue throwback jerseys reminiscent of what they wore in the 1980s.
Downtown Dallas is going to be busy this weekend. MegaFest begins Thursday, with events planned at the Dallas Convention Center and the American Airlines Center.
North Texans will gather on Thursday to remember a radio legend. Friends, family members and fans are all set to participate in a public memorial and star-studded tribute concert for the late Kidd Kraddick.
Let the recruiting begin. “I reached out to (Dwight Howard),’’ Dirk Nowitzki said Thursday from just outside the Dallas Mavericks draft room. “I told him that we’d love to have him… And if I need to jump on a plane, I’m free. I’m available.”
Mike Fisher says the Mavs find themselves in an embarrassing position as they lose to the Suns and then are eliminated from the playoffs for the first time in 12 years.
Dallas is hoping to notch a home win tonight over the Pacers. If accomplished, the Mavs will have won 10 of 13 to push themselves into true contention for the eighth and final playoff spot in the West.
Jason Terry and the Boston Celtics are at the AAC for Jet’s first return since leaving the Dallas Mavericks via free agency last summer … and Jet held court at the Friday morning shoot-around.