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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Bubba Parham scored 16 points, Austin Vereen got a key steal leading to critical free throws for Garrett Gilkeson with 6.9 seconds left and VMI defeated Chattanooga 68-65 on Sunday.
The game that determined the No. 9 and No. 10 seeds for the Southern Conference Tournament that begins on Friday in Asheville, North Carolina, was decided when Makinde London's 3-pointer went off the rim as time expired.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Fletcher Magee tied the school record with 11 3-pointers and scored a career-high 45 points to lead Wofford to a 74-64 win over Chattanooga on Saturday.
Magee was 17 of 26 from the field, 11 of 19 behind arc, for the Terriers' first 40-point game since January of 2001. Magee, a junior, moved into Wofford's Top 10 in career scoring with 1,696 points but was 12 behind the school single game record of 57 points by Daddy Neal against Erskine in the 1952-53 season.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Mike Amius hit two free throws with 16 seconds left to give Western Carolina a 70-68 win over Chattanooga in a Southern Conference battle Thursday night.
Nat Dixon drilled a 3-pointer to put Chattanooga in front, 66-65 with 1:22 left, then tied it at 68-68 with :38 remaining after Amius turned a 3-point play to give Western Carolina the lead.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Rodney Chatman made a pair of free throws with 4.3 seconds left to lift Chattanooga over UNC Greensboro 87-85 in double overtime on Monday night.
Chatman drove to the basket in the final seconds and drew the blocking foul against Francis Alonso, who fouled out on the play. After Chatman's foul shots, UNCG inbounded to half court and Isaiah Miller had a look from six feet but it rimmed out.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Nat Dixon and Makinde London each scored 21 points and London grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds as short-handed Chattanooga picked up its first Southern Conference victory in its first eight starts, dropping Samford, 78-71 on Wednesday night.
Battling injuries after three straight conference games on the road, the Mocs used just seven players against the Bulldogs.
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Jordan Strawberry scored five of his 18 points in overtime, finished with six assists and took a charge in the closing seconds to help Mercer beat Chattanooga 75-71 in overtime on Monday night.
Demetre Rivers had 16 points, Desmond Ringer scored 14 and grabbed 10 rebounds, Ria'n Holland added 13 points and Stephon Jelks had 10 points and 12 boards for Mercer (9-9, 2-3 Southern Conference).
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Rafferty scored 17 points, Andrew Brown had 16 and Furman beat Chattanooga 73-55 on Wednesday night to remain undefeated atop the Southern Conference.
Furman (13-4) is off to its first 4-0 conference start since the 1986-87 season.
Rafferty was 8 of 11 from the field and Brown was 7-of-10 shooting. Devin Sibley added nine points and a game-high 10 rebounds.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Peter Jurkin scored 15 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as East Tennessee State defeated Chattanooga 85-66 on Saturday, running its win streak to six games.
ETSU (12-4, 3-0 Southern Conference) led from start to finish in its third dominating performance to open SoCon play. The Buccaneers defeated Mercer by 19 and Binghamton by 18 before Saturday's 19-point win. ETSU has won 10 of its last 11 and is ranked in the Mid-Major polls.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Amius tossed in a career-high 27 points, added eight rebounds and snatched a career-best four steals to lead Western Carolina to a 75-63 victory over Chattanooga on Thursday night.
Amius knocked down 12 of 16 shots (75 percent) from the floor, but the rest of the Catamounts (6-8, 2-0 Southern Conference) connected on just 16 of 46 attempts (35 percent). Deriece Parks added 10 points.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Justin Coleman scored a career-high 28 points and distributed six assists and Eric Adams scored 11 points and Samford defeated Chattanooga 73-56 on Saturday night in a Southern Conference opener.
Samford (5-9) finished the first half on 17-of-24 shooting (71 percent) and Coleman scored 14 points before intermission and missed just 1 of his 8 shots.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — D'Marcus Simonds had 21 points, six rebounds and six assists as Georgia State cruised by Chattanooga 71-48 on Saturday.
Georgia State (9-4) closed out its non-conference slate by tying a program record for wins before league play. The Panthers have won six of their last eight, with two losses coming in overtime.
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Nat Dixon scored 19 points and Makale Foreman had 18, each making a critical play as Chattanooga scored the last six points to defeat Jacksonville State 70-67 on Thursday, the second thrilling matchup between the teams this season.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Aleksa Jugovic scored 21 points and Tennessee Tech held off Chattanooga for an 82-76 win Sunday.
Micaiah Henry added 14 points with 6-for-8 shooting, Kajon Mack had 13 points and Curtis Phillips Jr. had 12 for Tennessee Tech (8-4), which snapped a three-game skid with the win. Mack and Phillips hauled in seven rebounds apiece.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — C.J. Burks scored 23 points on 10-of-20 shooting, Jon Elmore added 22 points, and Marshall beat former Southern Conference rival Chattanooga 70-66 on Tuesday night for the first time since departing the league in 1997.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Daniel Utomi had 24 points with 13 rebounds as Akron remained undefeated at home, beating Chattanooga 75-70 on Tuesday night.
Akron's only loss was at Dayton, 73-60, on Saturday. The Zips (3-1) next play at Marshall on Saturday.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — David Jean-Baptiste had 18 points and Joshua Phillips had a career-high 14 as Chattanooga started strong, dominating NAIA Tennessee Wesleyan 95-60 on Saturday night.
James Lewis Jr. added 13 points with eight rebounds and Duane Moss and Nat Dixon had 11 apiece as six Mocs hit double figures and all 10 players scored.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Makinde London scored 18 points, Rodney Chatman had 13 more and Chattanooga never trailed in a 67-50 win over Alabama State on Monday night.
Nat Dixon added 12 points for Chattanooga (2-2), which shot 52.5 percent from the field, including 10 of 19 from 3-point range, and held Alabama State to just 14 points in the first half.
London hauled in eight of Chattanooga's 31 rebounds and was 3 of 5 from long range.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Hayden Dalton scored a career-high 30 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Wyoming to a 74-65 victory over Chattanooga in a season opener on Friday night.
Dalton was 9 of 17 from the field and matched a career-best with five 3-pointers. He led the Cowboys with 12 double-doubles last season.
Nat Dixon had 14 points for Chattanooga. James Lewis Jr. added 12 points and Rodney Chatman chipped in 11.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Greg Pryor scored 19 points, including four 3-pointers, and Chattanooga overtook Wofford in the second half for a 73-65 win Saturday night.
Justin Tuoyo added 11 points and Casey Jones and Rodney Chatman had 10 apiece for Chattanooga, which shot 63 percent in the second half. Pryor was 6 of 9 from the field overall, collected eight rebounds and had three assists.