2012-13 @SMUBasketball Schedule Announced; @LarryBrownSMU Era Opens Nov. 11 - Tix: 214-768-4263
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.