Monday July 21st, 2014

Four-star shooting guard Matt McQuaid decommitted from SMU over the weekend, dealing a blow to coach Larry Brown's 2015 recruiting class, reports Evan Daniels of

McQuaid, a 6-foot-5, 175-pound shooting guard from Duncanville, Texas, had verbally committed to the Mustangs in May and was being recruited by Gonzaga, Alabama, Creighton, Oklahoma and Texas. McQuaid averaged 12.2 points per game during his junior season. 

Last week, five-star recruit Emmanuel Mudiay announced that he would attempt to play professionally overseas next season, saying he wanted to help his family.

MORE COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Mudiay's exit leaves SMU wondering what might have been

But there were various reports questioning Mudiay's academic standing with the NCAA even though he was admitted to SMU.

Mudiay's school, Prime Prep, co-founded by NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders, is facing closure because of improper fiscal management and failing to comply with Texas' education code.

Scooby Axson

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.