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SMU cancels the remainder of the season due to Covid-19 concerns

SMU cancels the remainder of the season due to Covid-19 concerns

The release from Southern Methodist: The SMU women’s basketball team has decided to not play the remainder of the 2020-21 season due to health and safety concerns surrounding COVID-19. Potential virus-related issues including the possibility of isolation, quarantine and season…

Connecticut beats SMU, breaks own NCAA record for consecutive wins

Longest win streak in NCAA basketball history ? (again) 91 wins #AndCounting pic.twitter.com/JYjy60Fu49 — UConn Women’s Basketball (@UConnWBB) January 14, 2017 Connecticut (16-0, 4-0 AAC) defeated Southern Methodist 88-48 on the road in Dallas breaking its own NCAA record for…

American Athletic Conference quarterfinals evening session: South Florida and Temple dominate in advancing to semifinals

American Athletic Conference quarterfinals evening session: South Florida and Temple dominate in advancing to semifinals

Courtney Williams sets record for most points in an @American_Conf tourney game. She has 29 pic.twitter.com/j5bimvpnLC — American WBB (@American_WBB) March 6, 2016 UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Quarterfinal play in the American Athletic Conference tournament concluded this evening with two dominating…

Southern Methodist head coach Rhonda Rompola announces retirement

After 35 years as a coach and student-athlete at Southern Methodist, head coach Rhonda Rompola will step away from SMU and from coaching at the conclusion of the 2015-16 season. She has played or coached in 35 of the 40 seasons SMU…

UConn tops American Athletic Conference preseason poll

On the heels of its 10th NCAA Championship, Connecticut is the favorite in the race for the 2015-16 American Athletic Conference title. UConn senior forward Breanna Stewart, the two-time Naismith Trophy and Wooden Award winner, was chosen unanimously as the…

Proud to be the American: Danielle Donehew on the first year of the new conference and this weekend’s inaugural tournament

Proud to be the American: Danielle Donehew on the first year of the new conference and this weekend’s inaugural tournament

Earlier this year, I discussed covering Connecticut’s women’s basketball team, the American Athletic Conference and how league play seemed different this year. The blowouts continue to have same margins, but the lack of old familiarities and history took away from…

No. 1 UConn finishes Texas swing with 81-48 win over Southern Methodist

DALLAS – While Southern Methodist (16-11) offered top-ranked Connecticut (29-0) a challenge early in the game, Bria Hartley and Breanna Stewart led the Huskies to an 81-48 win over the Mustangs Tuesday night at Moody Coliseum. SMU did manage to…

Five Huskies score in double figures as No. 1 Connecticut dominates SMU, 102-41

Five Huskies score in double figures as No. 1 Connecticut dominates SMU, 102-41

STORRS, Conn. – In the first-ever meeting between American Athletic Conference mates, No. 1 Connecticut and Southern Methodist, the Mustangs scored 19 points in the first half. The problem for SMU was that UConn scored 19 points in the first…

Proud to be an American, but is No. 1 Connecticut happy to be in the American?

Proud to be an American, but is No. 1 Connecticut happy to be in the American?

Prior to their American Athletic Conference game against the Houston Cougars, the University of Connecticut faithful saw five of the nine players on scholarship for the Huskies receive honors from USA Basketball for gold medal performances during the summer of…

USF size, defense too much for SMU, Bulls spoil Mustangs return to Moody Coliseum with 76-62 win

USF size, defense too much for SMU, Bulls spoil Mustangs return to Moody Coliseum with 76-62 win

DALLAS – South Florida spoiled Southern Methodist’s return to a newly renovated Moody Coliseum and the American Athletic Conference home opener for the Mustangs. The Bulls handily defeated SMU 76-62 in front of a large crowd that hung around for…

SMU clinches share of C-USA regular season title with 73-71 win over UTEP

SMU clinches share of C-USA regular season title with 73-71 win over UTEP

DALLAS – With a down-to-wire 73-71 victory over Texas-El Paso (19-9, 7-8), Southern Methodist (21-7, 12-3) clinched a share of the regular season Conference USA title Sunday afternoon at Moody Coliseum in their last home game of 2012-13. Led by…

Tulane coach Lisa Stockton on joining the Big East

Tulane coach Lisa Stockton on joining the Big East

Following in the footsteps of Central Florida, Houston, Memphis and Southern Methodist, Tulane University will leave Conference USA to join the Big East in all sports. The school made the announcement Tuesday and will begin competing in their new conference …

Rebounding gives Wake Forest the edge in defeat of Southern Methodist

Rebounding gives Wake Forest the edge in defeat of Southern Methodist

DALLAS – Wake Forest came to Dallas with rebounding on their mind knowing it would be the key to defeating Southern Methodist. The Demon Deacons succeeded with their game plan to outrebound the Mustangs 54-29 en route to a 65-53…

Battle in the Metroplex as SMU hosts TCU in DFW rivalry

TCU at SMU, November 17, 2011, 7 p.m. CT Radio: KAAM 770 AM Scott Garner (Play-by-Play) Dallas, Texas (Moody Coliseum) Live Video/Stats: http://smumustangs.cstv.com/allaccess Live Audio/Stats: http://gofrogs.cstv.com/allaccess TCU Horned Frogs (1-1, 0-0 Mountain West) Head Coach: Jeff Mittie Career Record: 412-186…

Sam Mahnesmith’s perfect night leads SMU over Marshall, 62-46

DALLAS — It was a cold night in Dallas with temperatures in the teens when the Marshall Thundering Herd visited Southern Methodist Thursday night for a Conference USA matchup. SMU defeated Marshall 62-46 in a game that started off slow…

Confidence and poise give SMU the edge in victory over Tulane

SMU celebrates their victory over Tulane. DALLAS – Down-to-wire games seem to be par for the course for Southern Methodist University (11-10, 4-4) in conference play this season. “These close games are going to give me a heart attack,” joked…

Conference USA nail-biter: Southern Methodist survives furious UTEP rally

SMU’s Alisha Filmore and Akil Simpson DALLAS – Southern Methodist University survived a nail-biter of a game Sunday afternoon against a determined University of Texas at El Paso squad. The Mustangs eked out an 81-79 win on free throws from…