SMU Men's Basketball Adds 1,000 New Season Tickets For 2013-14 Season
Oct. 30, 2013
DALLAS (SMU) --- Nine days from the start of the 2013-14 season, the excitement surrounding the SMU Men's Basketball team has reached a fever pitch, as over 1,000 new season tickets have been sold, with fans clamoring to see Head Coach Larry Brown and his team take on an exciting American Athletic Conference schedule. The season opens Nov. 8 against TCU at the American Airlines Center, and the Mustangs open the renovated Moody Coliseum on Jan. 4 versus Connecticut.
SMU fans will get a chance to see every American Athletic Conference opponent in Moody Coliseum, as the Mustangs will play each league opponent twice. In addition to Connecticut, the Mustangs will host defending national champion Louisville as well as 2013 NCAA Tournament teams Temple, Memphis and Cincinnati. SMU will also host games against league foes Houston, Rutgers, UCF and USF. SMU has 16 total home games this year with season tickets starting at just $125. For more information call 214-SMU-GAME (214-768-4263) or click HERE.
The Mustangs return all five starters in their second season under Head Coach Larry Brown while adding the No. 14 ranked recruiting class and three transfers that sat out last season. The Mustangs went 15-17 last year with Cannen Cunningham, Jalen Jones, Ryan Manuel, Nick Russell, and Shawn Williams starting the entire season. They are joined by transfers Nic Moore (from Illinois State), Markus Kennedy (from Villanova) and Crandall Head (from Illinois). The recruiting class that is ranked as high as No. 14 includes McDonald's All-American Keith Frazier, one of the nation's top junior college prospects in Yanick Moreira, and a pair of Illinois' Mr. Basketball finalists from the Chicago area in Sterling Brown and Ben Moore. The Mustangs also return Kevin Dunleavy while adding newcomers Jean-Micheal Mudiay and Jonathan Wilfong.