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  1. POSTERIZED: SMU commit Emmanuel Mudiay flushes a ridiculous alley-oop during Jordan Brand Classic (VIDEO)

    Apr 19, 2014, 10:03 AM EDT

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    SMU commit Emmanuel Mudiay put down the best dunk at the Jordan Brand Classic.

  2. SMU and Gonzaga close to agreement for home-and-home beginning this season

    Apr 15, 2014, 10:13 PM EDT

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    The Mustangs and Bulldogs are looking to meet in a home-and-home series.

  3. Minnesota wins NIT title over SMU; Murray State takes CIT

    Apr 3, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT

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    Richard Pitino ended his first year as the Minnesota head coach with an NIT championship.

  4. Emmanuel Mudiay hopes to push SMU into next year’s NCAA Tournament

    Apr 2, 2014, 5:15 PM EDT

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    McDonald’s All-American guard Emmanuel Mudiay is hoping to stay home in Dallas and take the SMU Mustangs to the next level.

  5. SMU, Minnesota to meet in the NIT championship game on Thursday

    Apr 2, 2014, 12:24 AM EDT

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    The Mustangs and Golden Gophers meet in Madison Square Garden on Thursday night in the NIT championship game.

  6. Late Night Snacks: Cal Poly, Tennessee advance in NCAA tournament

    Mar 20, 2014, 1:46 AM EDT

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    Cal Poly and Tennessee were the First Four winners on Wednesday, paring the NCAA tournament field down to 64 teams in the process.

  7. SMU, Florida State among top seeds in Postseason NIT

    Mar 16, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

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    While many choose to overlook the Postseason NIT, the fact of the matter is that the participating teams will get to compete for a championship. SMU, Minnesota headline this season’s 32-team field.

  8. SMU headlines the list of bubble teams that got snubbed

    Mar 16, 2014, 8:12 PM EDT

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    Which bubble teams have the most to gripe about after not making the field of 68? We take a look at a few of them.

  9. AAC Tournament: Houston upsets No. 25 SMU

    Mar 13, 2014, 3:24 PM EDT

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    Houston has now won five of its last six games as the Cougars upset No. 25 SMU, 68-64, on Thursday in an American Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal game.

  10. No. 20 Memphis overcomes sluggish start in win over No. 18 SMU

    Mar 8, 2014, 2:36 PM EDT

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    No. 20 Memphis is known for the play of its senior guards, but does their improving frontcourt give them a chance at a postseason run?

  11. Late Night Snacks: No. 4 Duke, No. 17 Saint Louis fall

    Mar 6, 2014, 2:52 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: Wake Forest 82, No. 4 Duke 72 This was the most surprising result of the night, with the Demon Deacons using multiple defenses in their win over the Blue Devils in Winston-Salem. Tyler Cavanaugh scored 20 points off the bench and Travis McKie added 19 for Wake Forest, which has beaten…

  12. After win at No. 18 SMU, No. 11 Louisville is once again peaking in March

    Mar 5, 2014, 10:41 PM EDT

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    Russ Smith scored 22 of his 26 points in the second half, hitting all six of his threes in the final 13 minutes as No. 11 Louisville went into Moody Coliseum and knocked off No. 18 SMU, 84-71. The win is impressive in and of itself. The Mustangs are as tough as anyone in the…

  13. Turnovers prove costly for No. 18 SMU in loss to No. 11 Louisville

    Mar 5, 2014, 10:10 PM EDT

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    No. 18 SMU entered Wednesday’s game against No. 11 Louisville with an outside shot of winning the American Athletic Conference regular season title, which would have been a monumental achievement for Larry Brown’s program. But the Mustangs dropped an 84-71 decision to the Cardinals, and while Russ Smith’s 26-point night will get most of the…

  14. Larry Brown disagrees with Mark Cuban’s stance on NCAA/D-League debate

    Mar 5, 2014, 7:01 PM EDT

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    Last week Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban voiced his opinions on college basketball and the D-League, stating that the best young prospects would be better-served to play in the D-League instead of going to college. Cuban opined that players would make greater strides in regards to skill development playing in the NBA’s developmental league instead…

  15. Late Night Snacks: No. 20 Michigan takes control of Big Ten race

    Feb 24, 2014, 12:31 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE DAY: Providence 87, Butler 81 Providence is one of many bubble teams looking to fight their way into the NCAA tournament, and they avoided suffering a tough defeat at Butler on Sunday. All five starters scored in double figures led by Bryce Cotton, who tallied 28 points and six assists. As a…

  16. SMU picks up much-needed quality road win at No. 21 UConn

    Feb 23, 2014, 4:38 PM EDT

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    Larry Brown’s SMU Mustangs have been much-improved this season, entering Sunday’s game at No. 21 UConn with 21 wins and a 10-4 record in American Athletic Conference play. Among those results are home victories over the Huskies, No. 11 Cincinnati and No. 22 Memphis, but something was missing from their resume: a quality win away…

  17. SMU gets a commitment from 2015 guard Sedrick Barefield

    Feb 17, 2014, 11:02 PM EDT

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    SMU picked up a commitment in the junior class on Monday night as 2015 point guard Sedrick Barefield committed to head coach Larry Brown and the Mustangs during his official visit to the campus. The commitment was confirmed on Twitter by the Compton Magic AAU program, who Barefield runs with in the summer. Barefield and…

  18. No. 23 SMU’s loss at Temple damages a resume that lacks quality road wins

    Feb 16, 2014, 4:33 PM EDT

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    With home wins over UConn, Memphis and Cincinnati, No. 23 SMU has three quality wins that look good on their NCAA tournament resume. Based largely upon those results, Larry Brown’s Mustangs look to be well-positioned to make their first NCAA tournament appearance since 1993. However, results like Sunday’s 71-64 loss at Temple won’t do SMU…

  19. Late Night Snacks: Arizona State, Harvard earn double overtime victories

    Feb 15, 2014, 12:32 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: Arizona State 69, No. 2 Arizona 66 (2OT) A Jermaine Marshall layup with 14 seconds remaining in double over time gave Arizona State a lead it would not relinquish, with the Sun Devils adding a quality win to its NCAA tournament resume. Marshall finished the game with 29 points and Jahii Carson…

  20. Friday’s Pregame Shootaround: Opportunity knocks for Arizona State

    Feb 14, 2014, 2:25 PM EDT

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: No. 2 Arizona at Arizona State, 9:00 p.m. (ESPN) No. 2 Arizona remains ahead of the pack in the Pac-12 by two games, but there may be some teams who sense an opportunity now that Brandon Ashley’s out for the year. However Arizona’s won its last two games after falling at…

  21. College Hoops Week in Review: Melvin Ejim and SMU burst onto national radar

    Feb 10, 2014, 2:01 PM EDT

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    PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Melvin Ejim, Iowa State Melvin Ejim put on one of the single most impressive individual performances that you’ll see on Saturday afternoon. He scored 48 points on 20-for-24 shooting from the floor and added 18 rebounds in Iowa State’s 84-69 win over TCU. That just doesn’t happen. People just don’t put…

  22. Late Night Snacks: No. 7 Cincinnati, No. 10 Michigan fall on the road

    Feb 9, 2014, 2:23 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE DAY: Ole Miss 91, Missouri 88  This was one of the more important games of the day when looking ahead to Selection Sunday, with the SEC needing teams other than Florida and Kentucky to step up. Marshall Henderson hit eight three-pointers and scored 29 points to lead the Rebels offensively, with Jarvis…

  23. Bright future evident after SMU’s blowout win over No. 7 Cincinnati

    Feb 8, 2014, 10:23 PM EDT

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    Nick Russell finished with 15 points and Nic Moore chipped in with 14 as SMU picked up their biggest win in the Larry Brown era on Saturday night, smacking around No. 7 Cincinnati in Moody Coliseum and eventually winning 76-55. The Mustangs held Cincinnati to 35.4% and 4-for-22 from three, which isn’t exactly a shock…

  24. How SMU’s Markus Kennedy surprised his mom before her deployment (VIDEO)

    Feb 4, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT

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    Saturday had already been a great day for Markus Kennedy. The 6-foot-9 center had scored 21 points and grabbed 15 boards, both career-highs, while hitting all 10 of his field goals in an 87-72 rout of then-No. 22 Memphis as the Mustangs notched another resume-building win, one that will help people forget about a loss…

  25. SMU blows out No. 22 Memphis in the second half

    Feb 1, 2014, 4:59 PM EDT

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    The road is an interesting place in league play. On Wednesday, SMU suffered the kind of loss that could kill of any NCAA tournament hops when they went to South Florida and got dropped by the American bottom-feeder. The Mustangs returned home on Saturday, taking on No. 22 Memphis in a game that they needed…

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