SMU Sells Out Ticket Allotment For Buckets And Boots Showcase
Nov. 7, 2013
DALLAS (SMU) --- SMU has sold out its allotment of tickets for Friday's men's basketball season-opener against TCU in the Buckets and Boots Showcase at American Airlines Center. The Mustangs have also sold more than 400 student tickets in anticipation of the crosstown matchup, which tips at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the Buckets and Boots Showcase are still available HERE.
In addition, SMU has already sold more than 1,000 new season tickets for the Mustangs first season in the renovated Moody Coliseum. 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.