February 20, 2015 |
When: Thursday, 7 p.m. Where: Moody Coliseum, Dallas, Texas. TV/Radio: ESPN2/WPHT 1210-AM. Records: Temple (19-7, 10-3 American Athletic Conference); SMU (21-5, 12-2). Coaches: Temple, Fran Dunphy (9th season, 186-104); SMU, Larry Brown (3d season, 63-32). Last time out: Temple won at home against East Carolina, 66-53 on Saturday. SMU beat Connecticut, 73-55 at home on Saturday. Last meeting between the two teams: SMU won, 60-55 on Jan. 14 at Temple, overcoming a 13-point deficit early in the second half.
November 6, 2015 |
No. 23 Temple at Southern Methodist Friday, 8 p.m., Gerald Ford Stadium, Dallas TV: ESPN2. Radio: The Fantatic (610-AM) Records: Temple 7-1, 4-0 American; SMU 1-7, 0-4 History: SMU leads, 1-0-2. Mustangs won two years ago at home, 59-49. Other meetings were in 1940s. About Temple: Owls lost to No. 8 Notre Dame at home, 24-20, on late TD . . . LB Tyler Matakevich, who had 13 tackles against Irish, is tied for AAC lead with five interceptions . . . Have won the second half, 147-39 . . . Have a two-game lead in the East Division . . . C Kyle Friend is out, several other starters are questionable . . . They've blocked five kicks . . . Robbie Anderson has 33 catches for 441 yards and five TDs . . . Next week they're at South Florida.
February 8, 2014 |
UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas - Deion Sanders was at Moody Coliseum on Thursday night, but the Temple Owls were not ready for prime time. With the Hall of Fame cornerback looking on - as were Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett, Mavericks center Samuel Dalembert, and Kansas City Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt - the Owls wilted under defensive pressure and lost, 75-52, to Larry Brown's Southern Methodist team. The defeat was the Owls' 10th in their last 11 games, and their second straight lopsided loss.
April 18, 2012 |
LARRY BROWN has agreed to become the head coach at SMU, sources told ESPN.com. An official announcement could come as early as Tuesday. Landing Larry Brown would be a coup for SMU as it prepares to step up to the Big East. But Brown isn't known for staying in one place too long, and that could be a negative, writes ESPN.com's Eamonn Brennan. The only holdup involves Brown's assistants. Sources said Brown has offered Illinois State coach Tim Jankovich a "coach-in-waiting position.
May 6, 1995 |
A Denton County, Texas, grand jury has indicted three Southern Methodist football players on charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at a Denton motel in December. Indicted were cornerback Weldon English, 19, defensive back Calvin Robinson Jr., 18, and wide receiver Eric Yarbrough, 19. School officials did not comment. The university is conducting its own internal investigation, spokeswoman Patti LaSalle said. School officials have said the three acted as formal hosts to prospective SMU football players who visited the school.
January 8, 2008 |
June Jones decided yesterday to give up the paradise of Hawaii for the daunting task of trying to restore Southern Methodist to football respectability after its 1-11 season. Jones, who turns 55 next month, led Hawaii to an unbeaten regular season before the Warriors lost to Georgia in the Sugar Bowl. He agreed to a five-year deal with SMU that will pay him about $2 million a year, his agent, Leigh Steinberg, said. Jones went 75-41 at Hawaii, including 4-2 in bowls. His teams won the Western Athletic Conference twice.
May 16, 1987 |
Allegations of academic cheating and organized prostitution within Southern Methodist's athletic department were apparently a hoax, the Dallas Times Herald reported yesterday. The newspaper said the widely publicized allegations were made by a former student who later said he was trying to conduct a "disinformation" campaign to cloud the controversy over recruiting violations. The newspaper identified the former student as Kevin L. Lerner, a member of the Mustang Club. Lerner could not be reached for comment.
January 30, 1990 |
Hassan Duncombe isn't accustomed to watching almost half the game from the bench. His Penn teammates aren't used to playing 18 minutes without him and 40 minutes without Paul McMahon. But Duncombe, the Quakers' junior center and leading scorer, made the most of his 22 minutes last night, scoring 16 points. And Penn (6-9) extended its winning streak to three with a 56-49 victory over Southern Methodist at Moody Coliseum. McMahon, a starting guard averaging 10.4 points per game, sat out because of soreness in his right foot.
January 30, 2008 |
Winslow Township defensive back Keith Robinson has orally committed to attend Southern Methodist University on a football scholarship, Eagles coach Mike McBride announced yesterday. Robinson, a 5-foot-10, 180-pound senior, also visited William & Mary, Duke and Northwestern. "He wanted to go to the Deep South," McBride said. "He has a lot of aunts, uncles and cousins in the Dallas area, so it was a good fit for him, and he liked the academic programs at SMU. " Robinson, who also played running back and rushed for 625 yards and five touchdowns last season, carries a 3.5 grade point average.
January 10, 1988 |
Colorado coach Bill McCartney changed his mind at the last minute last night and turned down Southern Methodist's offer to rebuild a Mustangs football squad decimated by a pay-for-play scandal. McCartney had earlier indicated that he would accept SMU's offer to become head coach, but suddenly changed his mind, SMU athletic director Doug Single said. The SMU post has been vacant since Bobby Collins resigned in December 1986 during a scandal that led the NCAA to impose the "death penalty" on the Mustangs football program.