No downplaying this loss for SMU

Brown: Accept responsibility for mistakes in missed opportunity against Louisville

Updated: March 6, 2014, 2:46 AM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas -- At 73, Southern Methodist Mustangs coach Larry Brown isn't into feel-good stories or moral victories.

He's trying to win at SMU, a place where basketball has largely been irrelevant for parts of three decades.

So forgive Brown if he didn't have much good to say about his team after an 84-71 loss to the Louisville Cardinals before a high-energy sellout crowd Wednesday night at Moody Coliseum.

SMU has already done enough work to make the NCAA tournament. ...

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