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E'lyn Taylor

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Sports editor thanks friends, family for support

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Embarking on my last days as a SMU Mustang, I find myself truly blessed and fortunate to be a part of a supportive community. I did not start my first two college years at SMU but my final two years at SMU have been filled with nothing but love and support. I ... More »

Will Coach Jones say goodbye to SMU?

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According to The Dallas Morning News, Coach June Jones may be leaving the Hilltop. He met with an Arizona State University representative on Saturday, the same day reports of the meeting news buzzed around Arizona. Jones has led the Mustangs into three consecu... More »

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Mustangs record a 55-49 win against Georgia Southern

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Senior guard Aliaksei Patsevich looks for an opening during Sunday afternoon’s game against Georgia Southern University. (Spencer J Eggers/The Daily Campus) The SMU men’s basketball team defeated Georgia Southern 55-49 Sunday afternoon at Moody Coliseum. The M... More »

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Senior players step off the field

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SMU Seniors on the football team pose with Head Coach June Jones after the game against Rice, which was their last of the regular season. (Jan Anderson/The Daily Campus) The Mustangs sealed their final win 27-24 Saturday afternoon against the Rice Owls at Ford... More »

SMU to take field against Rice, say farewell to seniors

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The SMU Mustangs take the field for their final home football game of the season Saturday. The Mustangs (6-5) take on the Rice Owls (4-7) at 11 a.m. in Ford Stadium. This game marks two special events Battle for the Mayor’s Cup and Senior Day. Battle for the M... More »

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SMU falls short 37-7 to Houston

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(Associated Press) The SMU Mustangs trailed behind the Houston Cougars 37-7 Saturday evening in Houston. The Mustangs were scoreless until SMU wide receiver Darius Johnson scored the lone touchdown in the fourth quarter. The Mustangs host Rice next week at 11 ... More »

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Line inactive for rest of season

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(Courtesy of SMU Athletics) According to The Dallas Morning News, SMU running back Zach Line will be inactive the remainder of the season. Line suffers a torn tendon from last week’s game against Navy. He is expected to have surgery. Line finishes his 2011-201... More »

Men’s basketball falls short in first round

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The SMU men’s basketball team fell short to 56-75 against Colorado State in the first round of the Dick’s Sporting Goods NIT Tip-Off Monday night. SMU freshman Jalen Jones scored 16 points for the Mustangs. Jeremiah Samarrippas trailed behind him adding 11 poi... More »

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LIVE CHAT RECAP: SMU v. Tulane homecoming game

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    Join Daily Campus sportswriters from the press box as they live chat during SMU’s homecoming game against Tulane. To join the conversation, participate in the live chat or tweet using the hashtag #SMUvTulane.     &<span data-scayt_word=”lt” data... More »

Big East met, voted on extending invitations

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Posted Nov. 1, 2011 at 5:55 p.m. According to CBS Sports, nationally ranked Boise State and Houston along with SMU and UCF could be added as Big East members by Friday. “Boise State, Houston, SMU and UCF prefer to be announced as league members together and mu... More »

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Volleyball ends weekend with a win against Memphis Tigers

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Junior middle blocker Courtney Manning prepares to spike the ball during Sunday afternoon’s match against Memphis. SMU won the game [3-0]. (Spencer J Eggers/The Daily Campus) The SMU Volleyball team mark two wins this weekend at Moody Coliseum advancing their ... More »

SMU volleyball shuts out UAB

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The SMU Women’s Volleyball team shutout the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers for the second  time Friday evening at Moody Coliseum. The Mustangs kept a two point lead in the first set that ignited to a five point lead causing them to win 25-18. In t... More »