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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. …

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 …

SMU forms search committee to find football coach

Rick Hart (left) and Gerald Ford address media after resignation of head football coach June Jones at SMU.

Deeper SMU basketball team opens practice shooting for AAC title, NCAAs

SMU’s basketball team held its second practice and first media session at the Crum Center on Monday. Ten players return from last season’s 27-10 team which reached the NIT final.Returnees include starters Nic Moore, who led the team in scoring …

SMU’s offensive line, secondary battling injuries

SMU’s young offensive line faces a tough challenge on Saturday against East Carolina because of injuries and illness. When the season started, the Mustangs had a combined 44 career starts among offensive  lineman. Taylor Lasecki, who has started 29 straight, …

Historical (low) marker: SMU’s 12 points the school’s second fewest in modern era

SMU has scored its second fewest points through four games in the modern era (WWII). With 12 points, the Mustangs (0-4) trail only the 1960 team, which managed just 7 points en route to an 0-9-1 finish. The 1960 team …

SMU pays price of tough schedule with depleted secondary, but spirits, tempers run high in practice

UNIVERSITY PARK _ SMU’s tough non-conference schedule, which included two current top-10 teams, has taken its toll. Preparing for their American Athletic Conference opener at East Carolina, the Mustangs were forced to use two walk-on cornerbacks in Wednesday’s practice. Cornerbacks …

SMU not making major offensive changes; Krstich to start at QB but job still open

In search of their second touchdown, the SMU Mustangs won’t be overhauling their offense, interim coach Tom Mason said. Garrett Krstich remains the starting quarterback but is getting pushed by Matt Davis. Mason said the No.1 job remains open as …

SMU’s Tom Mason understands past players’ criticism but wonders “why don’t they come back and talk to the team and help us out?”

UNIVERSITY PARK _ SMU has been thoroughly thumped by opponents, outscored 202-12 during its 0-4 start. The Mustangs have also been bashed by former players on social media. Interim head coach Tom Mason said he understands the frustration and criticism. …

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