Aug. 21, 2012
DALLAS (SMU) --- The SMU men's basketball (@SMUBasketball) team announced its 2012-13 schedule on Tuesday. The Mustangs' first non-conference schedule under head coach Larry Brown (@LarryBrownSMU) could include up to nine games against teams from the Big 12, Pac-12, A-10, Mountain West, West Coast Conference, SEC and Missouri Valley. SMU is also part of the Hoops for Hope Classic and the 46th annual Cable Car Classic. The Ponies' home slate has 14 games at Moody Coliseum, which is undergoing a $40-million renovation.
SMU's campaign begins with nine games in 21 days. The Mustangs (@SMUMustangs) opener is at Moody Coliseum against Loyola Marymount on Sunday, Nov. 11, before a pair of road games at TCU (Nov. 15) and at Texas State (Nov. 17). Then the Mustangs play four games in the Hoops for Hope Classic; the first two at home on Nov. 19 and Nov. 21. The final two games are in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Nov. 24-25 with possible matchups against South Carolina, Missouri State or UALR. The Mustangs finish the early portion by hosting Utah on Nov. 28 and a contest at Hofstra on Dec. 1.
After a break for final exams, SMU has a four-game road trip that begins at Rhode Island on Dec. 15, continues at Utah on Dec. 18 and concludes at the Cable Car Classic hosted by Santa Clara on Dec. 21-22. The Mustangs return home to finish the non-conference schedule by hosting Furman (Dec. 30) and Wyoming (Jan. 2).
The Mustangs' final Conference USA schedule includes two matchups against UTEP, Houston, Tulsa, Tulane and Rice. The single-game matchups are road games against UAB, Marshall and UCF as well as home contests against Memphis, East Carolina and Southern Miss. The Conference USA Championship is in Tulsa from March 13-16. The league schedule begins at home against Tulsa on Sunday, Jan. 6.
All SMU basketball games are broadcast on the Mustangs Radio Network; which includes the flagship KAAM 770 AM in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and SMUMustangs.com. For season ticket information call 214-SMU-GAME (214-768-4263), visit SMUMustangs.com, call the Ticketmaster Charge-By-Phone line at 214-373-8000, or go to ticketmaster.com.
2012-13 SMU Men's Basketball Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time
Sun. Nov. 11 Loyola Marymount Moody Coliseum 6 p.m.
Thu. Nov. 15 at TCU Fort Worth, Texas TBD
Sat. Nov. 17 at Texas State San Marcos, Texas TBD
Hoops for Hope Classic
Mon. Nov. 19 Alcorn State Moody Coliseum 8 p.m.
Wed. Nov. 21 Rider Moody Coliseum 7:30 p.m.
Hoops for Hope Classic (South Carolina, Missouri State, UALR)
Sat. Nov. 24 Semifinal Puerto Vallarta, Mexico TBD
Sun. Nov. 25 Final/3rd Place Puerto Vallarta, Mexico TBD
Wed. Nov. 28 Utah Moody Coliseum TBD
Sat. Dec. 1 at Hofstra Hempstead, New York 4 p.m. ET/3 p.m. CT
Sat. Dec. 15 at Rhode Island Kingston, R.I. TBD
Tue. Dec. 18 at Utah Salt Lake City, Utah TBD
46th Annual Cable Car Classic (Santa Clara, Calif.)
Fri. Dec. 21 vs. Wagner Santa Clara, Calif. TBD
Sat. Dec. 22 at Santa Clara/vs. Alcorn State Santa Clara, Calif. TBD
Sun. Dec. 30 Furman Moody Coliseum TBD
Wed. Jan. 2 Wyoming Moody Coliseum TBD
Sun. Jan. 6 Tulsa * Moody Coliseum TBD
Wed. Jan. 9 at Houston * Houston, Texas TBD
Sat. Jan. 12 Tulane * Moody Coliseum TBD
Wed. Jan. 16 Southern Miss * Moody Coliseum TBD
Sat. Jan. 19 at UTEP * El Paso, Texas TBD
Sat. Jan. 26 at UCF * Orlando, Fla. TBD
Wed. Jan. 30 at Marshall * Huntington, W.Va. TBD
Sat. Feb. 2 Houston * Moody Coliseum TBD
Wed. Feb. 6 Memphis * Moody Coliseum TBD
Sat. Feb. 9 at Rice * Houston, Texas TBD
Sat. Feb. 16 at Tulane * New Orleans, La. TBD
Sat. Feb. 23 East Carolina * Moody Coliseum TBD
Wed. Feb. 27 Rice * Moody Coliseum TBD
Sat. Mar. 2 at UAB * Birmingham, Ala. TBD
Wed. Mar. 6 at Tulsa * Tulsa, Okla. TBD
Sat. Mar. 9 UTEP * Moody Coliseum TBD
Mar. 13-16 Conference USA Championship Tulsa, Okla.
* Conference USA opponent
Times are CT unless noted
All home games played on campus at Moody Coliseum
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