SMU Opens Season With Win

The SMU Mustangs opened the 2018-2019 season with a 69-58 victory over Northwestern State Thursday night at Moody Coliseum.

DALLAS, TX - NOVEMBER 08: Southern Methodist Mustangs forward Isiaha Mike (15) drives to the basket during the game between SMU and Northwestern State on November 8, 2018 at Moody Coliseum in Dallas, TX. (Photo by George Walker/DFWsportsonline)

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DALLAS, TX - NOVEMBER 08: Southern Methodist Mustangs forward Isiaha Mike (15) drives to the basket during the game between SMU and Northwestern State on November 8, 2018 at Moody Coliseum in Dallas, TX. (Photo by George Walker/DFWsportsonline)

Jimmy Whitt, Jr. led the Mustangs with 19 points and 5 assists on 7 of 12 shooting from the field.  Nat Dixon added 13 points.  Ethan Chargois just missed a double-double with 9 points and 9 rebounds.




SMU won the battle in the paint, outscoring Northwester State 32-18.

Ishmael Lane led the way for Northwestern State with 24 points and and 13 rebounds. 

SMU returns to action Sunday against Southern Miss.  Tip-off is set for 2 pm.