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Maurice Walker #15 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers is defended by Yanick Moreira #35 of the Southern Methodist Mustangs during 2014 NIT Championship at Madison Square Garden on April 3, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Minnesota Beats SMU 65-63 To Win NIT

Austin Hollins hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 46.1 seconds left and Minnesota won the NIT championship Thursday night, beating SMU 65-63 to give the Pitino family its latest postseason tournament title.

04/03/2014

Head coach Larry Brown of the Southern Methodist Mustangs talks with Keith Frazier #4 and Nic Moore #11 (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Brown, SMU Face Pitino And Minnesota For NIT Title

Richard Pitino leads Minnesota into the title game Thursday night against 73-year-old Larry Brown and SMU at Madison Square Garden, a building both basketball junkies revere.

04/02/2014

(L-R) SMU Coach Larry Brown, Clemson's Brad Brownell, Minnesota's Richard Pitino and Florida State's Leonard Hamilton pose with NIT Trophy (Photo by Jane Slater, CBS 11 Sports)

Brown Back In NYC As SMU Advances In NIT

Clemson (23-13) meets SMU (26-9) in Tuesday’s first game, with Florida State (22-13) facing Minnesota (23-13) in the second. All the semifinalists won third-round games at home, with Minnesota’s eight-point win over Southern Mississippi the widest margin.

03/31/2014

The SMU Mustangs stand at attention during the National Anthem against the Houston Cougars during the quarterfinal round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament at FedExForum on March 13, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. (credit: Joe Murphy/Getty Images)

SMU Wins & Advances To NIT Semifinals

Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown is headed back to Madison Square Garden, this time taking his SMU Mustangs to the NIT semifinals after beating California 67-65.

03/27/2014

EVANSTON, IL - SEPTEMBER 21: General view of Ryan Field is seen before the Northwestern Wildcats play the Maine Black Bears during their college football game on September 21, 2013 in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

NLRB Says College Athletes Can Unionize

In a ruling that could revolutionize a college sports industry worth billions of dollars &amp a federal agency said football players at Northwestern University can create the nation’s first union of college athletes.

03/26/2014

Quinton Ross #13 of the New Jersey Nets in 2011 (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Former SMU & NBA Player Alive, Despite Report

Former SMU and NBA basketball player Quinton Ross had to ease the fears of friends and family members after he was erroneously reported dead.

03/25/2014

Head coach Larry Brown (credit: Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

SMU Wallops LSU To Advance In The NIT

SMU relied on one of the nation’s stingiest defenses to have the program’s best season since 1987-88. That defense got a boost from the Mustangs’ hot-shooting offense in the second half of an 80-67 victory against LSU.

03/25/2014

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Myles Turner Closing In On SMU Basketball Decision

Blue-chip recruit Myles Turner is closing in on a decision to sign with the SMU basketball program, a source close to the process tells 105.3 The Fan.

03/16/2014

TaShawn Thomas #35 of the Houston Cougars fouls Nic Moore #11 of the SMU Mustangs during the quarterfinal round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament at FedExForum on March 13, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. Houston defeated SMU 68-64. (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images)

Houston Gets Past SMU 68-64 In AAC

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.

03/13/2014

Head coach Larry Brown (credit: Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

No. 18 SMU Falters In 2nd Half Vs No. 20 Memphis

SMU coach Larry Brown is seeing too much evidence that his 18th-ranked Mustangs don’t respond well when things start going poorly.

03/08/2014

The George W. Bush Presidential Library. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Tunisian Women Picked For Bush Fellowship

Former first lady Laura Bush is set to speak as a group of women from Tunisia are introduced as the latest participants in the George W. Bush Institute’s fellowship program.

03/07/2014

DALLAS, TX - FEBRUARY 5: Sterling Brown #3 of the SMU Mustangs dunks the ball against the Louisville Cardinals on February 5, 2014 at Moody Coliseum in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

“Moody Madness” Is Hot Ticket For SMU

There was excitement on the hilltop Wednesday night at Southern Methodist University’s Mustangs basketball game.

03/05/2014

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