Team preview: SMU

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2010-11 season, exclusively on Insider

Updated: October 14, 2010, 10:30 AM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)


Last season was undoubtedly Matt Doherty's best since taking over at SMU in 2006, but it was not a giant leap up the ladder. Though the Mustangs claimed a "signature win" over Memphis, recorded their highest-ever finish in C-USA and proved tough to beat at home, the bottom line was another season under .500, which was a bit of a disappointment given the amount of experience on the roster.