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
SMU, Tulsa meet in AAC tourney
No. 10 seed SMU (14-16, 6-12) vs. No. 7 seed Tulsa (18-13, 8-10)
American Athletic Conference Tournament First Round, FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee; Thursday, 7 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...
SMU looks to knock off No. 12 Houston
SMU (13-15, 5-11) vs. No. 12 Houston (27-2, 14-2)
Fertitta Center, Houston; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 12 Houston looks to give SMU its seventh straight loss against ranked...
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...
Wichita State looks to sweep SMU
Wichita State (14-13, 7-8) vs. SMU (13-14, 5-10)
Moody Coliseum, Dallas; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Wichita State goes for the season sweep over SMU after winning the previous...
SMU looks to knock off No. 23 Cincy
No. 23 Cincinnati (23-4, 12-2) vs. SMU (13-13, 5-9)
Moody Coliseum, Dallas; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 23 Cincinnati looks to give SMU its sixth straight loss to ranked...
UCF looks to sweep SMU
SMU (13-12, 5-8) vs. Central Florida (19-6, 9-4)
CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, Orlando, Florida; Sunday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: SMU seeks revenge on Central Florida after dropping...
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.
Cincinnati rallies for 7th straight win, 73-68 over SMU
CINCINNATI (AP) — Against their wishes, the Bearcats have gotten a lot of practice at pulling them out in the end.
Jarron Cumberland scored 24 points Saturday night, and Cincinnati let a 12-point lead slip away before rallying for a 73-68 victory over SMU.
SMU rallies late to finish season sweep of Tulane, 85-75
DALLAS (AP) — Jahmal McMurray and Isiaha Mike combined to score 49 points and SMU snapped a two-game losing streak by beating Tulane, 85-75 on Saturday night.
The Mustangs swept the season series with the Green Wave. SMU has not lost at home to Tulane since December 7, 1991.
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 builds big lead, cruises to 81-53 rout of Cornell
DALLAS (AP) — Jimmy Whitt Jr. had a career-high 22 points on 10-of-15 shooting on Saturday, and SMU built a 34-point lead before the 15-minute mark of the second half and cruised to an 81-53 win over Cornell.
Whitt was 10 of 11 from the field in the first half and scored all of his 22 points before the break, the first Mustangs player to score 22 in a first half since Dec. 30, 2005.
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.
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.
Emelogu, Agau combine for 44 as SMU holds off UConn 80-73
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It has been a difficult season for Southern Methodist University's basketball team, but the Mustangs managed to prolong it for at least another day after defeating the University of Connecticut 80-73 in the first round of the American Athletic Conference tournament.
The Mustangs got 23 points from Ben Emelogu, 21 from Akoy Agau and 19 from Jahmal McMurray, but still needed to make seven of eight free throws in the final 37 seconds to thwart a furious UConn rally.
Memphis outlasts McMurray, SMU in 70-67 squeaker
DALLAS (AP) — Kyvon Davenport scored with 13 seconds remaining and Jamal Johnson added a free throw with four seconds on the clock and a balanced Memphis squad held off SMU 70-67 Wednesday night.
Mike Parks, Jr. led the Tigers (15-11, 6-7 American Athletic Conference) with 17 points and Kareem Brewton, Jr. added 16 with six assists. Davenport finished with 13 points and Raynere Thorton had 12.
Milton scores 14, SMU smothers South Florida, 79-39
DALLAS (AP) — Shake Milton had 14 points, two steal and two blocks and Jarrey Foster scored 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help SMU beat South Florida 79-39 on Sunday night for its 33rd consecutive home win.
Jahmal McMurray added 12 points and Jimmy Whitt had 11 points, on 5-of-6 shooting, and nine rebounds for SMU (12-3, 2-0 American Athletic Conference).
Da Silva, Thorpe hit 18 each to pace USF past Delaware 81-53
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tulio Da Silva and Geno Thorpe scored 18 points each as USF led from start to finish and cruised past Delaware 81-53 on Thursday night.
The Bulls (6-5) jumped out to a 13-2 lead in the first four minutes of the game and led by as many as 29 before it was over. Bo Zeigler added 10 points as USF made 26 of 53 shots to finish at 49 percent — though they were shooting 59 percent before halftime.