SMU lost 74-71 to Cincinnati in the AAC quarterfinals.
First it was the snowstorm. Then it was the pandemic. In the span of a week, SMU lost five games down the stretch on February. Now, a once promising sprint to the NCAA Tournament looks to be in jeopardy.
In a slump for the first time in years, Kendric Davis looks to right the ship at the exact right time for SMU.
No. 6 Houston beat SMU 70-48 on Sunday. SMU, 1-3 in the last four games, is left to grapple with what comes next.
Tyson Jolly has returned to the SMU basketball team this week. On Thursday night, he opened up for his reasons why he came back.
Davis’ three would have tied the game at 73. Instead, SMU lost 76-72 on the road to Memphis.
SMU was missing coaches. It practiced all week with no coaches at all. Yet, it pulled off its most quintessentially COVID win yet.
SMU basketball has been shut down for a week due to positive COVID cases. With three games now postponed, the shut down is quietly setting up a gauntlet in February.
SMU has a positive COVID-19 case within the program, according to the American Athletic Conference. Ensuing contact tracing will force the team to cancel games on Jan. 14 and Jan. 17.
SMU beat Temple 79-68 to seal the season-sweep. But even against the worst team by record in the American, this win was no small win in the scheme of SMU’s season.