In Game

The Mustangs recent meteoric rise and the re-birth of Moody Madness makes attending an SMU basketball game a must for any college hoops fans in the Dallas-Forth Worth Metroplex. SMU’s recent resurgence on the court has led to Moody Coliseum once again becoming an incredible house of hoops for anyone looking to take in a college basketball game.

Not only have the Mustangs significantly improved on the court of late, but Moody Coliseum itself has also undergone recent updates to make it a top notch facility. The venue offers an intimate atmosphere, and the arena’s small 7,000 seat size means no matter where you’re sitting you’ll be right on top of the action. Moody Coliseum is also home to lots of luxury seating options, so if you’re looking to experience a game in style, then you’re in the right place.

Another great aspect of attending a Mustangs game is the beautiful SMU campus and the surrounding area. Moody Coliseum is located only a few blocks from Mockingbird Station, where you can find lots of dining and shopping options. The venue is also near the DART light rail making it easily accessible and allowing you to see the best downtown Dallas has to offer without having to worry about parking.

An SMU basketball game is an excellent experience for college hoops fans thanks to the resurgence of the program and the recent renovations to Moody Coliseum.

Things to check out

SMU Heritage Exhibit

Check out the SMU Heritage Exhibit to learn more about the history of Mustangs athletics. The displays show off SMU's athletic excellent and is an excellent way to learn more about past Mustangs greats from a variety of sports.

SMU Banners

Hanging above the court are several banners celebrating the Mustangs basketball program’s greatest accomplishments. The banners celebrate the schools one trip to the Final Four in 1956 as well as SMU legends including Krebs and Koncak.

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SMU Team Shop

If you’re looking to pick up a souvenir from your trip, then make sure to stop by the SMU Team Shop. The Team Shop is home to a wide selection of Mustangs gear, so you should be able to find something that strikes your fancy here.


Peruna is the name of both SMU’s live and costumed mascot. The costumed version makes appearances at Mustangs basketball games and is a fun part of the game for fans of all ages. Keep your eyes open for Peruna as you never know what kind of shenanigans he’ll get into next.

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Pony Ears

Show off your SMU pride at basketball games by making pony ears. The hand signal is a great way to show your support for the Mustangs and can easily be done by making a crimped V with your fingers.

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The Mob

The resurgence of the SMU basketball program has bred new life into the SMU student section. The Mob is quickly becoming an incredible student section filled with fans dressed in all kinds of crazy costumes, so enjoy the atmosphere they create at an SMU basketball game.

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Mustang Band

The SMU marching band puts on a great show at football games, and the basketball pep band isn’t too bad either. The Mustang Band keeps the tempo high at basketball games no matter what the score and are a big part of what makes attending an SMU basketball a great experience, so enjoy their tunes when attending a game at Moody Coliseum.

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Fight Songs

  1. Pony Up

    Common saying among SMU fans as well as a way to great fellow fans

    Pony Up!

  2. Peruna (Fight Song)

    Spirits the best in the land
    And right to the end we’ll stand
    For the M-U-S-T-A-N-G-S

  3. Pony Battle Cry

    Here’s to the Red and the Blue
    We’re the Mustangs from SMU
    Give a cheer, give a fight
    There’s victory in sight
    And our battle cry will be
    Spirit’s the best in the land
    And right to the end we’ll stand
    for the M-U-S-T-A-N-G-S

  4. Varsity

    SMU Alma Mater

    O, We see the Varsity, Varsity, Varsity;
    As she towers o’er the hill over there,
    And our hearts are filled with joy,
    SMU, SMU
    Alma mater, We’ll be true forever.

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