SMU, Cincy meet in AAC quarters
SMU (15-16, 7-12) vs. No. 2 seed Cincinnati (25-6, 14-4)
American Athletic Conference Tournament Quarterfinals, FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee; Friday, 6 p.m. EDT
Chargois, Hunt carry SMU past S Florida in 77-71 victory
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ethan Chargois had 19 points to lead five SMU players in double figures as the Mustangs defeated South Florida 77-71 on Sunday.
SMU looks to end streak vs USF
SMU (13-16, 5-12) vs. South Florida (19-11, 8-9)
USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: South Florida looks to extend SMU's conference losing streak to five...
DALLAS (AP) — Markis McDuffie had 15 points and nine rebounds as Wichita State defeated SMU 67-55 on Sunday.
Dexter Dennis had 12 points and eight rebounds for Wichita State (15-13, 8-8...
McMurray scores 25, SMU pulls away to beat UConn 77-59
DALLAS (AP) — Jahmal McMurray, the smallest Mustang, lifted his SMU teammates out of a slump on Thursday night.
McMurray scored a game-high 25 points, including three straight layups in a...
McMurray scores 25, SMU pulls away to beat UConn 77-59
DALLAS (AP) — Jahmal McMurray drove for three straight layups in a 12-2 run late in the first half, and SMU went on to beat UConn 77-59 on Thursday night.
Alston Jr. scores 28 to lead Temple past SMU 82-74
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Shizz Alston Jr. had 28 points as Temple topped SMU 82-74 on Wednesday night.
Nate Pierre-Louis had 16 points and nine rebounds for Temple (18-7, 8-4 American Athletic Conference). Quinton Rose added 15 points. J.P. Moorman II had nine rebounds and seven assists for the hosts.
Jahmal McMurray had 22 points for the Mustangs (12-12, 4-8), who have now lost five games in a row. Ethan Chargois added 17 points and eight rebounds. Isiaha Mike had 14 points and 11 rebounds.
Dawkins scores 26 to lead UCF over SMU 71-65
DALLAS (AP) — Aubrey Dawkins had a season-high 26 points as Central Florida defeated SMU 71-65 on Sunday.
Dawkins hit 9 of 12 shots, including 4 of 6 from beyond the arc.
Collin Smith had 18 points, nine rebounds and five assists for Central Florida (17-5, 7-3 American Athletic Conference). Tacko Fall added 10 points. BJ Taylor had seven assists for the visitors.
Collins scores 23, sparks South Florida past SMU 67-66
DALLAS (AP) — David Collins hit two key 3-pointers in the final 72 seconds, the second one lifting South Florida to a 67-66 victory over SMU on Thursday night.
After a timeout with 17 seconds left, USF's Laquincy Rideau penetrated from the right side and threw a skip pass to Collins near the left corner. He knocked down the 3-pointer to give the Bulls a one-point lead with six seconds remaining.
McMurray scores 22, SMU defeats Tulsa 77-57
DALLAS (AP) — Jahmal McMurray hit six 3-pointers and scored 22 points and SMU rolled to a 77-57 win over Tulsa on Saturday night.
Ethan Chargois added 18 points for the Mustangs (11-5, 3-1 American Athletic Conference), who had two big runs to control the game.
Three different Mustangs drilled 3-pointers in a 13-0 run and, after consecutive 3s from the Golden Hurricanes, SMU ran off another 10 points for a 33-17 lead 3:36 before the half.
McMurray scores 20 points, SMU tops East Carolina
DALLAS (AP) — Jahmal McMurray had 20 points and four assists and SMU blew past East Carolina 82-54 in an American Athletic Conference opener on Wednesday night.
Jimmy Whitt Jr. scored 17 points, Isiaha Mike and Nat Dixon added 11 points each and Ethan Chargois chipped in 10 as the Mustangs (9-4) improved to 7-0 when at least four players score in double digits. McMurray had his third 20-plus game of the season.
SMU tops Georgetown 81-73 behind McMurray’s 19
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jahmal McMurray scored 19 points, Isiaha Mike and Ethan Chargois had 17 apiece and SMU defeated Georgetown 81-73 on Saturday.
McMurray had four 3-pointers and Chargois three as the Mustangs (7-4) went 10 of 25 from distance while the Hoyas (7-3) were 4 of 18.
SMU went on a 15-2 run with Nat Dixon, who started it with two 3-pointers, scoring all 11 of his points for a 23-17 lead. The Mustangs never trailed after that.
Big start leads SMU to 79-67 win over Oral Roberts
DALLAS (AP) — Ethan Chargois scored 17 points and Jahmal McMurray added 16 and SMU used a big first half to defeat Oral Roberts 79-67 on Sunday.
Jimmy Whitt Jr. and Isiaha Mike opened the game with 3-pointers and the Mustangs (6-3) led 14-4 when Mike knocked down his second trey 4½ minutes in. McMurray had back-to-back layups to start a 10-0 run that made for a 26-10 lead and the Golden Eagles (3-7) trailed 42-23 at the half, shooting 30 percent to SMU's 55.
Whitt has triple-double, SMU dominates McNeese 91-59
DALLAS (AP) — Jimmy Whitt Jr. had a triple-double as SMU overwhelmed McNeese 91-59 on Thursday night for its third straight win.
Whitt had 12 points and 10 rebounds to go with 10 assists to record SMU's first triple-double since 1999. He was 6 of 9 from the field with three steals.
McMurray has 18 points, helps SMU dominate Lamar 79-65
DALLAS (AP) — Jahmal McMurray scored 18 points to lead five in double figures as SMU took an early lead and coasted to a 79-65 victory over Lamar on Tuesday night.
McMurray, who drilled 4 of 9 from long range, finished with a career-best nine assists. Ethan Chargois added 17 points with six rebounds and four assists for SMU (4-3). Isiaha Mike had 16 points, Jarrey Foster, in his first game back since tearing an ACL in January, chipped in 11 and Feron Hunt contributed 10 points with seven boards.
Pepper with 16 points as Lipscomb edges SMU 79-73
DALLAS (AP) — Eli Pepper scored 16 points and grabbed five rebounds and Lipscomb held on late to edge Southern Methodist 79-73 on Saturday night.
Rob Marberry also had 16 points for the Bisons (3-1). Garrison Mathews had 15 points with seven rebounds and four assists and Matt Rose had 11 points and five rebounds.
McMurray with 34 points, SMU rolls past W. Carolina 98-65
DALLAS (AP) — Jahmal McMurray scored a career-high 34 points and SMU rolled past winless Western Carolina 98-65 on Wednesday night.
McMurray was 14 of 17 from the field including five from distance for the Mustangs (2-1). Jimmy Whitt Jr. added 14 points, five rebounds and four assists, Ethan Chargois had 12 points and a team-high 10 rebounds and Isiaha Mike and CJ White each chipped in 10 points.
S. Mississippi distances itself late from SMU for 74-64 win
DALLAS (AP) — Tyree Griffin scored 21 points and distributed seven assists and Southern Mississippi beat SMU 74-64 on Sunday.
The Mustangs sped to a 10-2 lead before Southern Miss went on a 7-0 spurt to get back in it. Nat Dixon's 3-pointer capped an 8-0 run for a 29-22 Mustangs lead, but Southern Miss closed out the last 3:20 of the first half with a 13-6 run and reduced their deficit to 36-35 at intermission.
Whitt scores 19 as SMU beats Northwestern St. 69-58
DALLAS (AP) — Jimmy Whitt Jr. scored 19 points while dishing out five assists to help lead SMU to a season-opening 69-58 victory over Northwestern State on Thursday night.
Whitt was 7 of 12 from the field and made 4 of 5 free-throw attempts. Nat Dixon had 13 points and Ethan Chargois added nine points with nine rebounds as the Mustangs won their 33rd straight home nonconference game
Whitt, McMurray lead SMU past ECU 86-61
DALLAS (AP) — Jimmy Whitt scored a career-high 20 points, Jahmal McMurray made four 3-pointers and also scored 20 and SMU beat East Carolina 86-61 on Sunday.
Ethan Chargois added 16 points with three treys and a game-high six rebounds, Ben Emelogu II also had a trio of 3-pointers and scored 13 and Shake Milton had 11 as all the SMU starters scored in double figures.
The Mustangs (15-7, 5-4 American) shot 62 percent including 11 of 20 from the arc in winning for the third time in four games.
Emelogu keeps SMU perfect at home, dominates Cal Poly, 84-64
DALLAS (AP) — Ben Emelogu II did not miss, knocking down all five 3-pointers, another field goal and both free throws to amass 19 points as SMU dominated Cal Poly, 84-64 to win its 31st straight home game Tuesday night.
Shake Milton was 4 of 8 from behind the three-point arc, grabbed eight boards and dished six assists for the Mustangs. Overall SMU was 15 of 28 from behind the arc, hitting 53.6 percent of their shots from long range.
SMU ends Boise State streak with 86-63 win
DALLAS (AP) — Jimmy Whitt, Jahmal McMurray and Ethan Chargois scored 16 points apiece and SMU beat Boise State 86-63 on Monday night, ending the Broncos' six-game win streak.
Ben Emelogu II added 12 points and Shake Milton scored 11 with seven rebounds and seven assists for SMU. The Mustangs (9-3) are 8-0 at home and have won 30 straight at Moody Coliseum, the second-longest active streak nationally.
SMU’s home streak reaches 29 games, tops New Orleans 79-66
DALLAS (AP) — Jimmy Whitt scored 19 points and dished eight assists, leading five players into double-figure scoring as Southern Methodist continued its home court dominance, turning away New Orleans, 79-66 on Wednesday night.
Western Kentucky tops SMU 63-61 for 5th in Battle 4 Atlantis
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Jake Ohmer hit a 3-pointer with 4.5 seconds left to help Western Kentucky beat SMU 63-61 in Friday's fifth-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis.
The freshman's 3 capped a comeback from 10 down in the final 10:22 for the Hilltoppers (4-2). The Mustangs (5-2) had a final chance after a timeout, with Ben Emelogu taking an inbounds pass and racing up the court to launch a long, leaning 3-pointer.
SMU distances itself from La-Monroe in 83-65 win
DALLAS (AP) — Shake Milton scored 24 points and Ethan Chargois scored 23 points and had nine rebounds and Southern Methodist pulled away from Louisiana Monroe for an 83-65 win on Sunday.
SMU (2-0) led 35-31 at the break, and early in the second half, Travis Munnings made a pair of free throws to bring the Warhawks to within 41-40. Milton responded with a pair of free throws and a jumper and Jimmy Whitt made a layup for 47-42 Mustangs lead.
Milton scores 28, leads SMU comeback to beat UMBC, 78-67
DALLAS (AP) — Shake Milton tossed in 28 points and SMU overcame a seven-point halftime deficit to beat Maryland-Baltimore County, 78-67 in the season opener Friday night.
UMBC maintained a lead until Milton hit a pair of free throws and Ben Emelogu II nailed a 3 to give the Mustangs a 66-63 lead.
Milton was a perfect 10-for-10 shooting from the line and knocked down six free throws down the stretch to help SMU seal the win.