Just a week after entering the AP Top 25 for the first time since 1985, SMU men’s basketball is back where it began — on the outside looking in.
Nic Moore scored 16 of his 21 points in the second half and No. 23 SMU won as a ranked team for the first time in 29 years, beating Rutgers 77-65 Friday night.
Due to hazardous weather conditions, a pair of men’s basketball games Thursday night featuring Top 25 teams were postponed, including No. 23 SMU at Rutgers.
Oklahoma State came to Texas on a four-game losing streak made worse by the suspension of star guard Marcus Smart. The No. 19 Longhorns were in no mood to show them any mercy.
SMU basketball and Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown experienced a first on Saturday, despite having been around the game since 1960.
The SMU men’s basketball team knocked off a top-10 opponent on Saturday for the first time since 1987. Now, they’ve accomplished something that has happened in nearly 30 years.
Marcus Smart lost his cool, crossed a boundary, and let his negative emotions (and maybe a pair of imaginative rabbit ears) drive him.
Moody Madness indeed, and quicker than even Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown thought.
SMU defeated Temple 75-52 on Thursday behind Markus Kennedy’s 14 points and 9 rebounds and Shawn Williams’ 14 points. Saturday is a date with No. 7 Cincinnati.
Sean Obi had 18 points with 13 rebounds and Marcus Jackson added 13 points and seven assists as Rice defeated North Texas 75-70 Thursday night.
Texas A&M snapped a five-game losing streak with a 72-52 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday night before 4,626 fans in Reed Arena.
Jonathan Holmes figures No. 15 Texas needed a lesson in what life will be like as a Big 12 contender. The Longhorns got it against last-place TCU, and won anyway.