SMU's Road To The NCAA TournamentThe SMU Mustangs, who galloped to a 30-4 record and an AAC title, are the six-seed in the East. Here's how they got there.
SMU Beats Cincinnati 71-56 For AAC ChampionshipNobody will be heading into the NCAA Tournament with more momentum than SMU. The Mustangs won their 16th straight game on Sunday, taking the AAC championship with a 71-56 victory over Cincinnati.
Rising Star: SMU Guard Shake MiltonSophomore point guard Shake Milton led SMU to an AAC title and should keep his Mustangs playing deep into the NCAA Tournament.
SMU Has NCAA Tournament Bid In Sight, Without BrownWhile it has taken a while for most people to notice, the Mustangs are doing quite well after the sudden and somewhat unexpected departure last summer of Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown.
SMU Sweeps East Carolina With 40-Point BlowoutShake Milton and Semi Ojeleye each scored 19 points, and SMU earned the season sweep of East Carolina with an 86-46 victory on Wednesday night. SMU held East Carolina below 50 points in each meeting this season.
South Florida Women Squeak Past SMU 52-51Kitija Laksa scored nine of her 28 points in the fourth quarter, and South Florida overcame its second-worst shooting game of the season to beat SMU by a score of 52-51 on Wednesday night.
SMU Pulls Away From Tulane For 80-64 WinSemi Ojeleye scored 21 points and Jarrey Foster added 19 more points to lead SMU to an 80-64 win over Tulane on Sunday night. Ben Moore contributed 15 points and Shake Milton got 11 points to go with nine rebounds.
Cincinnati Holds On For 66-64 Win Over SMUCincinnati is finding ways to win. Troy Caupain scored 16 points and blunted SMU's comeback with a clutch 3-pointer on Thursday night, helping the Bearcats hold on for a 66-64 victory over SMU.
SMU Tops Temple 79-65 For 9th Straight WinSemi Ojeleye scored 19 points, Shake Milton and Ben Moore added 18 points each and SMU beat Temple by a score of 79-65 on Wednesday night for their ninth consecutive victory.
Ojeleye Leads SMU Past Pittsburgh 76-67Semi Ojeleye continued his torrid start by scoring 20 of his 24 points in the second half, and SMU defeated Pittsburgh by a score of 76-67 in the first semifinal of the 2K Classic at Madison Square Garden on Thursday night.
Houston Learning Life As "Overdog" With SMU NextIf the 11th-ranked Cougars want to regain the dominance that carried them into the top 10, coach Tom Herman figures that they must recognize that they will get their opponent's best effort.
TCU Gets Win Over SMU 33-3 Behind Two Hill TDsJohn Diarse was on his hands and knees in the end zone, trying to catch his breath after the TCU receiver took a hard hit that led to a targeting ejection for SMU safety Darrion Millines.