Dykes left SMU unceremoniously and has been criticized by players, parents and the fan base. Hart said everyone was “well intentioned.”
Travis Mays will no longer be the head coach of SMU women’s basketball, as was announced by athletic director Rick Hart late this evening.
SMU Athletics is reviewing their COVID policies after hosting the first home game of the season last weekend.
The Iron Skillet will be staying in Dallas a little bit longer after TCU announced today that it are rescheduling their game against SMU on Sept. 11 because of positive coronavirus tests from players on the team.
Rick Hart, Sonny Dykes and Shane Buechele all spoke on Thursday to address the upcoming season. Hart believes that SMU is still on pace to play all 12 games, even as Power Five conferences transition to conference-only slate.
SMU Athletic Director Rick Hart was named the Under Armour AD of the year on Tuesday.
SMU’s President R. Gerald Turner doubled-down on the university’s support of women’s basketball coach Travis Mays.
In a statement given last week, SMU athletic director Rick Hart publicly supported womens basketball coach Travis Mays, who has been accused of fostering a traumatic team environment.
SMU extended Sonny Dykes’ contract.
The athletics and student affairs departments spoke on their plans to move the student section of the boulevard.