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Transfer Ben Emelogu’s eligibility provides big boost for SMU hoops

Virginia Tech transfer Ben Emelogu of Grand Prairie has been cleared by the NCAA to play with SMU this season. The school had applied for a waiver requesting immediate eligibility. Emelogu, 6-5, 205, was named Virginia Tech’s captain before his …

Two SMU running backs will not play against Memphis

SMU will be without running backs K.C. Nlemchi and Darius Durall for Saturday’s game against Memphis at Ford Stadium. Nlemchi is suspended for an undisclosed reason and Durall, a freshman, suffered an injury last week. With Kevin Pope being used …

Five things SMU fans need to know about upstart Memphis

Memphis Artaves Gibson, bottom, tries to recover his fumbled handoff from quarterback Taylor Reed (not pictured) agasint the SMU defense during second half NCAA college football action at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Tenn. Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011. The …

SMU’s Tom Mason on how he’s motivating the only winless team in the country

SMU running back K.C. Nlemchi (25) is grabbed by TCU Horned Frogs defensive end Josh Carraway (94) in the second half at Ford Stadium in Dallas, TX Sept. 27, 2014. TCU beat SMU 56-0. (Nathan Hunsinger/The Dallas Morning News)

Report: SMU’s Markus Kennedy currently not eligible to play this season

Southern Methodist forward Markus Kennedy (5) and guard Nick Russell (12) react after they lost to Minnesota during the Championship game of the NIT tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York City, on April 3, 2014. Minnesota defeated SMU …

Ex-SMU RB Zach Line blasts school for egregious in-game presentation error

SMU is back in its season-best No. 6 spot in the poll after a convincing 30-point win over former No. 6 Houston earlier this week. (AP)

Three-star Irving Nimitz OLB Michael Scott decommits from SMU; TCU considered leader

SMU interim football coach Tom Mason works with his team early Wednesday, September17, 2014 on their practice field at SMU in Dallas, Texas. (David Woo/The Dallas Morning News) 09182014xSPORTS

SMU hoops generating national interest in recruiting, rankings (No. 22 USA Today Coaches poll)

SMU may have lost top prospect Emmanuel Mudiay to the pros, but the Mustangs will still enter basketball season with high Q-ratings. SMU is No. 22 in the USA Today Sports Colleges Top-25 poll released Thursday. Kentucky was selected No. …

Scout's Take: Admon Gilder Jr. commits to Texas A&M

Shooting guard Admon Gilder Jr., ranked No. 64 in the ESPN 100, made a verbal commitment to Texas A&M on Thursday over finalists SMU, Oklahoma State and Baylor. Here is a breakdown of what Gilder will bring to the Aggies. Why he committed: "I felt the most comfortable there when I visited," he told ESPN.com. "I could see myself there. I know I can come in and have an opportunity to fight for a starting position." What he brings: The four-star shooting guard will bring efficiency to both ends of the floor.

SMU lands verbal commitment from four-star SG Shake Milton

Southern Methodist head coach Larry Brown reacts to a call against SMU as they played Minnesota during the second half of the Championship game of the NIT tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York City, on April 3, 2014. …

5 things SMU fans need to know about Cincinnati

SMU wide receiver Darius Joseph (18) catches a pass against Cincinnati defensive back Howard Wilder (3) and cornerback Deven Drane (11) in the fourth quarter during an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in Cincinnati. Cincinnati won 28-25. …

TCU coach Gary Patterson on Baylor loss: ‘There’s only one person you can blame, and that’s me’

TCU head coach Gary Patterson makes a point with an official during the first half of an NCAA college football game against SMU Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Fair Day: Big Tex, funnel cake and SMU hoops

SMU’s basketball teams spent Monday at the State Fair, staging on-court contests and signing autographs on a red-and-blue outdoor court. The “Midway Madness” program also featured talks by coaches Larry Brown and Rhonda Rompola. The men’s and women’s teams open …

SMU running back Kevin Pope will also play linebacker

UNIVERSITY PARK _ SMU running back Kevin Pope, will also play linebacker in nickel situations when the Mustangs resume play after a bye week on Saturday against Cincinnati at Ford Stadium (11 a.m.). Interim head coach Tom Mason plans to …

National writer: Why Keith Frazier will be SMU’s X-factor

Southern Methodist Mustangs guard Keith Frazier (4) drives past Houston Cougars guard Brandon Morris (2) on his way to the basket during the first half of play at Moody Coliseum at SMU in Dallas, on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 (Vernon …

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