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 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...
Fall scores 23 to lift UCF past SMU 95-48
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tacko Fall had a season-high 23 points plus 20 rebounds as Central Florida routed SMU 95-48 on Sunday.
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...
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.
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.
No. 21 Houston leads throughout in 69-58 win at SMU
DALLAS (AP) — Houston coach Kelvin Sampson has been pushing Corey Davis Jr. to be more aggressive and look for more shots.
"He's almost too unselfish," said Sampson, though the senior guard seems to be getting the message from a coach who got his 600th career victory Wednesday night.
Davis scored 15 of his 20 points after halftime, when he made his first seven shots, and No. 21 Houston led throughout in a 69-58 win at SMU. It was Davis' second 20-point game in a row.
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.
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 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.
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
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.
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.
Adams, Vital lead UConn to a 63-52 win over SMU
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Christian Vital says it's much easier for UConn to win when the team is having fun.
The Huskies enjoyed themselves Thursday night. Vital scored 20 points and Jalen Adams added 18 to lead UConn to a 63-52 win over SMU.
Josh Carlton added a season-high 12 rebounds for the Huskies (11-9, 4-3), who used a 19-4 second-half run to secure much-needed conference win after losing back-to-back games, each by at least 20 points.
Milton heats up in 2nd half, helps SMU beat Tulane 73-62
DALLAS (AP) — Shake Milton scored 18 of his 20 points in the second half, and SMU pulled away in the final five minutes to beat Tulane 73-62 on Saturday night.
SMU (14-6, 4-3 American Athletic Conference) returned home after beating No. 7 Wichita State, 83-78 on Wednesday night, and rebounded from a buzzer-beating loss against Temple on Jan. 10 that snapped a 33-game home winning streak. The Mustangs also avenged a three-point loss on Jan. 4 against Tulane (12-7, 3-4).
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).
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.
Moody Magic: SMU over No. 14 USC 72-55, 28th home win in row
DALLAS (AP) — Tim Jankovich never wanted to watch the film of SMU's first-round NCAA Tournament loss last March. The only reason he did this week was because the Mustangs were getting ready to play Southern California again.
Jankovich will enjoy watching the rematch.
The Mustangs got some measure of revenge with a 72-55 victory over No. 14 USC on Saturday night after charging ahead with a big run after halftime.
Milton, Foster, Whitt combine for 59, SMU gets 95-64 win
DALLAS (AP) — Shake Milton, Jarrey Foster and Jimmy Whitt combined for 59 points as SMU dominated UT Rio Grande Valley 95-64 for SMU's 27th straight victory at home on Tuesday night.
Milton hit 6 of 13 field goals and made 9 of 10 free throws for 22 points, Foster was 7 of 11 from the floor for 19 and Whitt made 9 of 12 field goal attempts to add 18 points while dishing out six assists.
Ethan Charqois chipped in 15 points for the Mustangs, who will host No. 14 USC on Saturday night.
SMU coasts to 72-37 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff
DALLAS (AP) — Ben Emelogu II and Everett Ray got their first career double-doubles to help propel SMU past Arkansas-Pine Bluff for a 72-37 win Saturday.
Shake Milton sank four 3-pointers and finished with 17 points and Jimmy Whitt added 12 points and six assists for SMU (4-0), which extended its home win streak to 26 games, the third longest active streak in the NCAA.
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.