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SMU basketball commit chooses to play professionally

SMU basketball commit chooses to play professionally

July 14, 2014 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

NBA hopeful, McDonalds All-American guard, top ranked recruit in the 2014 class, and SMU commit Emmanuel Mudiay chose to skip college and play professionally overseas. “Emmanuel Mudiay has decided to pursue professional basketball opportunities,” SMU Head Coach Larry Brown said in a statement. “This is not an academic issue, since […]

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Mustangs hope to be savvy sophomores in conference play

Mustangs hope to be savvy sophomores in conference play

July 1, 2014 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

When a university moves into a new conference, filled to the brim with stiff competition, it is not unusual to see a program take a season or two to acclimate itself to the heightened level of play. The 2013 season was certainly disappointing for the SMU Mustangs, as it failed […]

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Liukin searches for new career

Liukin searches for new career

May 6, 2014 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

  Nastia Liukin came prepared to the June 2012 Gymnastic Olympic Trials. Armed with three silver medals, one bronze medal and the coveted title of All-Around Gold Medalist from the 2008 Beijing Games, Liukin was the gymnast to beat. She stepped up to the balance bars and paused three seconds […]

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Men’s basketball, more than a team

Men’s basketball, more than a team

May 4, 2014 at 6:10 pm 1 comment

By Trevor Cadigan   The SMU basketball team’s recent success may change the makeup of the campus, vaunt other athletic teams to prominence and increase SMU’s overall national recognition, officials said. The SMU men’s basketball team’s overall record of 27-10 includes an impressive 18-1 record at home. Although some feel […]

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New construction promises bright future for team

New construction promises bright future for team

May 4, 2014 at 6:07 pm 1 comment

SMU’s new tennis complex will provide state-of-the-art amenities and could dramatically improve the relevance and success of the university’s tennis teams. After practicing and competing off campus for almost two and a half years since their stadium was demolished, the men and women’s tennis teams are scheduled to return to […]

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Golf: Haglund named All-Conference

Golf: Haglund named All-Conference

May 1, 2014 at 11:23 pm 0 comments

Congratulations are in order for SMU sophomore Jenny Haglund who was named to the All-American Athletic Conference Team Thursday. After bringing home the American Athletic Conference Championship in dominating fashion being named to the All-Conference team seemed probable. Haglund finished the final two rounds of the championship with a pair […]

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Women’s track and field seeks first AAC Championship

Women’s track and field seeks first AAC Championship

May 1, 2014 at 11:21 pm 0 comments

The SMU women’s track and field team will travel to Tampa, Fla. today to compete in the inaugural American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships. The outdoor championship will take place at the USF Track & Field Stadium. In the top-100, the Mustangs have three throwers, two multi-event athletes, one long-distance runner […]

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Men’s Golf brings home American conference title

Men’s Golf brings home American conference title

April 29, 2014 at 11:19 pm 0 comments

For the first time since 2006, SMU won the conference title, taking place in Innisbrook, Fla., behind the play of sophomore Bryson Dechambeu. Dechambeu, who shot seven under for the tournament, won the American individual title while assisting SMU in taking the inaugural team honors. With a one-stroke lead entering […]

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Five-star big man Myles Turner set to decide

Five-star big man Myles Turner set to decide

April 29, 2014 at 11:14 pm 0 comments

After a long recruiting process, consensus 5-star Euless Trinity big man Myles Turner will decide where he will attend school today at 3 p.m. on ESPN at Trinity High School. Turner will choose from a list of Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma State, SMU, Duke, Ohio State and Texas A&M; on an […]

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For five seasons with the Patriots, James was a consistent runner and notched a Pro Bowl season in 1985. (Courtesy of cbssports.com)

Counting down the 25 greatest Mustangs

April 28, 2014 at 6:13 pm 0 comments

Last year, around this time, theSports Desk gave you a list of the top 10 Professional athletes in the Dallas/Fort worth area. Our countdown was a large success with our readers that we decided to bring you another list. Only this time, we will stay on the Hilltop and count […]

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