March 10, 2014
DALLAS (SMU) - Moody Magic and March Madness will meet in a Selection Sunday Celebration on March 16 at Moody Coliseum, when fans can share the excitement and watch with the players and coaches as NCAA Tournament bids are announced. The arena will open to Mustang fans at 4 p.m., and the NCAA Tournament Selection Show, which starts at 5 p.m., will be shown on the videoboard.
The No. 25/23 Mustangs are 23-8 (12-6 American) and anticipating their first NCAA berth since 1993. SMU's resurgence includes being ranked for the first time since 1984-85, defeating four ranked teams for the first time since 1955-56, winning 23 games for the first time since 1987-88 and totaling 12 conference victories for the first time since the 1992-93 Southwest Conference championship season. The Mustangs went 15-1 at home this season including 9-1 in the renovated Moody Coliseum with three wins over ranked teams.
The event is free and complimentary parking will be available in the Moody and Binkley Garages. Concessions will be available during the event.
No. 3 seed SMU faces No. 6 seed Houston in the quarterfinal round of the American Athletic Conference Championship on Thursday at 12 p.m. (ESPNU).