Southern Methodist Rumors & News

  • SMU's Ojeleye to sign with agent; remain in draft

    Sports Day "Semi Ojeleye rumbled through the paint for a strong one-handed dunk Thursday afternoon during the last game of the day at the NBA Draft Combine. It wasn't necessarily a signature moment where he showed he belongs at this event for draft hopefuls. He proved that last season at SMU. But it..." May 12

  • SMU's Semi Ojeleye to enter NBA draft; won't hire agent

    Campus Sports "The SMU basketball program is set to lose a key player. On Thursday, it was announced that star forward Semi Ojeleye is set to forgo his final year of eligibility to declare for the 2017 NBA Draft. Ojeleye will not hire an agent, so he will be eligible to return to school following team..." March 23

  • USC sinks No 6 seed SMU on Stewart 3-pointer

    The Sports Xchange "TULSA, Okla. -- USC wouldn't go away and finally pulled off the upset of SMU. The 11th-seeded Trojans erased multiple double-digit deficits on their way to a 66-65 victory over sixth-seeded SMU in the East Region on Friday at the BOK Center. Trojans guard Elijah Stewart hit a 3-pointer..." March 17

  • No. 12 SMU tops No. 15 Cincinnati for AAC title

    The Sports Xchange "Four years ago, Tim Jankovich had a tough decision. Would he stay at Illinois State, where he had a team capable of contending for the Missouri Valley Conference title, or would he become Larry Brown's coach-in-waiting at SMU? "It was one of the toughest decisions I've made in my life," he..." March 12

  • No. 12 SMU holds off East Carolina behind Ojeleye's 36

    The Sports Xchange "The lead was 24 points late in the first half against a team they had defeated twice this season by a combined 71 points. Is it any wonder that perhaps the No. 12 SMU Mustangs relaxed a bit early in Friday's American Athletic Conference quarterfinal against the East Carolina Pirates?..." March 10

  • Sterling performance by SMU's Brown leads rout of Memphis

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- Southern Methodist coach Tim Jankovich wanted badly for Saturday's final home game to be the perfect sendoff for his seniors. Boy did he get his wish. No. 14 SMU handed Memphis its worst loss since 1947 in a 103-62 rout that also clinched sole ownership of the American Athletic..." March 04

  • No. 17 SMU turns back UConn

    The Sports Xchange "HARTFORD, Conn. -- SMU is riding an 11-game win streak under coach Tim Jankovich, is battling Cincinnati for the top seed in the American Athletic Conference tournament and last lost on Jan. 12. Jankovich is on the verge of recording one of the best records for a first-season coach ever at..." February 25