Men’s Basketball: SMU will try to rebound from road losses to powerhouses Gonzaga and Indiana last week, hosting Arkansas on Tuesday, Nov. 25, Texas Southern on Wednesday, Nov. 26, and Monmouth on Sunday, Nov. 30. The Mustangs’ pair of Moores, Ben and Nic (right), lead the team in scoring through the first four games with 13.3 and 12.8 points per game, respectively.
Volleyball: Riding an eight-game home winning streak, the volleyball team plays their final home game on Wednesday, Nov. 26 against Tulsa. SMU will close out the regular season at East Carolina on Friday, Nov. 28. The Mustangs swept the American Athletic Conference weekly awards for the third time this season, as Avery Acker took home her second Offensive Player of the Week award and Janelle Giordano earned Defensive Player of the Week honors for the first time in her career. Morgan Heise (left), a three time Defensive Player of the Week winner, was named to the league’s weekly honor roll. Heise needs just 33 digs to break the Sidney Stewart‘s single-season record (625).
Cross Country: Sophomore Agnes Sjöström (right) finished 101st out of 253 runners at the NCAA Championship on Saturday, Nov. 22 at the LaVern Gibson Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Indiana. Her performance was an improvement on last year’s 155th place finish.
Football: The Mustangs look to pick up their first win of the season against in-state rival Houston on Friday, Nov. 28. SMU throttled Houston 72-42 in their last visit to Dallas in 2012. The Mustangs are coming off of a 53-7 loss to UCF in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, Nov. 22. The Cougars took down Tulsa 38-28 on the road on Saturday, Nov. 22.
Women’s Basketball: The women’s basketball team tips off the SMU Thanksgiving Classic against Florida A&M on Friday, Nov. 28. USC and Sam Houston State will face off following the SMU-Florida A&M game. Destynee Hives-McCray (right) leads the Mustangs with 11.8 points per game, 9.0 rebounds per game and a 59.4 field goal percentage.