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As if offering proof of NCAA Tournament caliber,
SMU drops LSU in NIT second round

SMU will host Cal at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Moody Coliseum

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The following is from the March 24, 2014, edition of The Dallas Morning News.

March 24, 2014

By BILL NICHOLS
Staff Writer

SMU vs LSU 24 March 2014UNIVERSITY PARK — Another sellout crowd, another win.

And after SMU made another loud statement, 80-67, over LSU on Monday night, the Mustangs will play another game.

SMU (25-9), the No. 1 seeded team in the National Invitation Tournament, moved on to the quarterfinal round. The Mustangs will play California on Wednesday at Moody Coliseum.

This one might have played to a different outcome if not played at Moody. The overflow crowd of 7,021 played a major role in SMU overcoming a 10-point deficit in the first half.

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