While the Mustangs are back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1993, Brown returns to the Big Dance for the first time since leading Kansas to a national title 27 years ago.
Former President George W. Bush visited SMU on Monday, congratulating the Mustangs on their first NCAA Tournament berth since 1993.
New SMU coach Chad Morris is hiring former Clemson assistant Joe Craddock as offensive coordinator and ex-Oklahoma State cornerbacks coach Van Malone to run the defense.
The Mustangs go into the 74-year-old Brown’s third season on the Hilltop ranked No. 22 in the preseason AP poll. They were picked by American Athletic Conference coaches to finish second in the league behind UConn.
Southern Methodist University fans said they’re more likely to attend a game with the sale of beer.
June Jones resigned as SMU’s coach Monday after the Mustangs scored only one touchdown in losing their first games.
Forward Jordan Tolbert is transferring from Texas Tech to SMU, with the Mustangs hoping he will be eligible to play next season.
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.
There was excitement on the hilltop Wednesday night at Southern Methodist University’s Mustangs basketball game.
The SMU Mustangs won their first home game as a ranked team in almost 30 years, and they are gearing up for a return to the NCAA tournament after a 21-year absence.
Moore, a 5’9” point guard from Winona Lake, Ind., is playing as well as anyone in the American Athletic Conference right now. He leads his team with 14.1 points and 4.7 assists per game.
Long before SMU was pulling off upset victories at home before sellout crowds, Moody Madness had a much different meaning.