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.
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.
A balanced scoring effort buoyed by recent transfers Darius McNeill and Yor Anei pushed the Mustangs over Temple in their conference road opener on Wednesday afternoon, 79-71.
Months ago, Anei was in a hospital bed nursing a “serious” wrist infection. On Wednesday, after a bit of dramatics, he played in his first college basketball game in 280 days.
SMU basketball is off to a 3-0 start. This may be the best SMU basketball team in years. But the talk, rightfully so, is still about the virus.
Feron Hunt returned to campus on Monday after going through a truncated NBA Draft process.
SMU men’s basketball will go on the road to Tempe this November. The return game at Moody Coliseum is set for 2021.
SMU lost its third straight to USF, 61-60.