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.
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.
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.
Bria Hartley scored 21 points and Breanna Stewart added 20 to lead UConn to its 30th straight win, a 102-41 rout of SMU on Tuesday night.
Victor Rudd scored 21 points and Chris Perry tied a career high with another 18 points, leading South Florida to a 78-71 victory over SMU on Tuesday night.
Markus Kennedy scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead SMU to a 70-56 victory over Rutgers.
Justin Jackson scored 17 points as Cincinnati pulled away for a 65-57 win over SMU on Wednesday in the first game for both teams in the new American Athletic Conference.
Markus Kennedy came off the bench to score a team-high 17 points, 14 in the second half, as SMU defeated Texas-Pan American 82-56 on Wednesday night.
Nic Moore hit five 3-point attempts in the first half as SMU combined a long-distance barrage with inside domination to pull away early in its 88-59 rout of McNeese State on Monday.