Ben Emelogu scored 20 points and SMU upset No. 2 Arizona 66-60 in Thursday night's consolation round at the Battle 4 Atlantis, handing the Wildcats their second consecutive loss to an unranked opponent.
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- 11/10W 78-67
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SMU's 6'8" Akoy Agau who has been dealing with an infection and sitting out is now cleared to play, per SMU. He has been working out but not fully practicing. He brings much needed size to the Mustangs. SMU vs Arizona at 9:30 est on ESPN3.
Spencer Haldeman scored 15 points to help Northern Iowa beat SMU 61-58 in Wednesday's final first-round game at the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Ben Emelogu II and Everett Ray got their first career double-doubles to help propel SMU past Arkansas-Pine Bluff for a 72-37 win Saturday.
Jarrey Foster scored 19 points, Ben Emelogu II had 17 points and a career-high nine rebounds, and SMU routed Northwestern State 81-35 on Wednesday night.
Shake Milton scored 24 points and Ethan Chargois scored 23 points and had nine rebounds and Southern Methodist pulled away from Louisiana Monroe for an 83-65 win on Sunday.
Shake Milton tossed in 28 points and SMU overcame a seven-point halftime deficit to beat Maryland-Baltimore County, 78-67 in the season opener Friday night.
There might not be a better time for Wichita State to move over from the Missouri Valley. The AAC as a whole should be better.
The 6-foot-6 SMU guard has converted an impressive 42 percent of his 3-point attempts at the college level. However, he struggles to create his own offense in the half court.
Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer
Five-star guard Anfernee Simons said close to 30 schools have reached out since decommitting from Louisville. Did in-homes with South Carolina, Tennessee, Florida State, Florida, Dayton and SMU.
SMU has hired longtime Dallas area high school hoops coach Tyrone Maxey to its staff, continuing a trend of schools hiring the parents of high-level prospects. Tyrone is the father of junior Tyrese Maxey, ranked No. 27 in the ESPN 60 for the 2019 class.
The Bucks will receive SMU guard Sterling Brown (via 76ers), who was the No. 46 overall pick of the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday night.
The Celtics selected SMU forward Semi Ojeleye with the No. 37 overall pick of the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday night.
Dubs to work out six Tuesday
The Warriors, despite not currently having a draft pick, will host six players for their final pre-draft workout Tuesday: Wisconsin G Bronson Koenig, Nebraska G Tai Webster, SMU F Ben Moore and G Sterling Brown, Arizona C Chance Comanche and Florida G Canyon Barry,
Both of SMU's NBA draft prospects -- Semi Ojeleye and Sterling Brown -- are projected to hear their names called in the second round on Thursday night.
Phoenix to work out six Monday
The Suns announced six players will be at their facility Monday for a pre-draft workout: SMU F Semi Ojeleye and G Sterling Brown, Notre Dame F V.J. Beachem, Villanova G Josh Hart, Oregon F Dillon Brooks and Miami G Davon Reed.
Bucks to work out six Thursday
The Milwaukee Bucks are bringing in Belgian C Ismael Bako, Syracuse C Tyler Roberson. SMU F Ben Moore, Lee College F Tony Farmer, Iowa State G Matt Thomas and Ripon G Ty Sabin for a pre-draft workout Thursday.
Lakers to work out six Monday
The Lakers announced Monday morning they'll be hosting six players for a pre-draft workout: Arizona State G Torian Graham, Kentucky F Isaac Humphries, Kansas State F Wesley Iwundu, Vanderbilt F Luke Kornet, SMU F Ben Moore, and Georgetown G Rodney Pryor.
Lakers to work out six on Friday
The Los Angeles Lakers will host Houston G Damyean Dotson, Baylor F Johnathan Motley, SMU F Semi Ojeleye, BYU G L.J. Rose and South Carolina guards PJ Dozier and Sindarius Thornwell for a pre-draft workout on Friday.
Jazz announce Wednesday's workout participants
The six pre-draft prospects Utah will be hosting on Wednesday include SMU swingman Semi Ojeleye, Middle Tennessee State forward JaCorey Williams, Arizona center Chance Comanche, Senegal 7-foot-4 big man Youssoupha Fall, Arizona State forward Obinna Oleka and Croatian forward Leo Cizmic.
Wizards to work out six prospects on Monday
The Washington Wizards will conduct pre-draft workouts with G Frank Mason III (Kansas), F Michael Young (Pitt), G Tyler Dorsey (Oregon), C Isaac Humphries (Kentucky), F Ben Moore (SMU) and F Moses Kingsley (Arkansas).
The Suns continued their pre-draft workouts Tuesday bringing in G Zak Irvin (Michigan), F Wesley Iwundu (Kansas State), C Luke Kornet (Vanderbilt), C Kennedy Meeks (North Carolina), F Semi Ojeleye (SMU), F Devin Robinson (Florida) and C Jarrett Allen (Texas).
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