• The Lions pulled off a dramatic one-point comeback win in the first round of the Lone Star Conference Tournament on Thursday, earning a second-round date with top-seeded Tarleton State on Friday in the tournament semifinals.
LaDon Carnegie put in 23 points and the A&M-Commerce Lions snapped a three-game losing streak with a 93-84 win over West Texas A&M on Saturday at The Field House.
The win also snapped a six-game losing streak for the Lions (13-5, 2-4 LSC) in the series with the Buffaloes (8-9, 1-5 LSC). Carnegie finished with 23 points on 7-for-10 shooting from the field, hitting all four three-point tries and five of six free throw attempts. He also added seven rebounds and five assists.
The Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions held off a hot-shooting Texas A&M University-Kingsville group in the game's final minute for a 68-66 win, its first in Lone Star Conference play this year, on Wednesday at The Field House.
Despite LaDon Carnegie's 18 points in his return from a two-game absence, the Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions could not overcome a hot-shooting Midwestern State bunch in the second half, falling 84-73 in the Lone Star Conference opener for both teams at The Field House.
The Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions men's basketball team takes on two non-conference opponents this week, traveling to Dallas Baptist University this afternoon and hosting Henderson State University Wednesday night.
A&M-Commerce Lions at Dallas Baptist Patriots Monday, Dec. 16 · 4 p.m. Burg Center · Dallas, Texas Records: A&M-Commerce (9-1); Dallas Baptist (4-4)
Despite a two-day delay, Texas A&M University-Commerce will get its shot at payback for its only loss of the season when it takes on Northwood Wednesday at The Field House tonight (Dec. 11) at 7 PM. The Knights snapped the Lions' season-opening, eight-game win streak on Dec. 3 with a narrow 75-73 win in Cedar Hill. Wednesday's rematch was originally scheduled for Monday in Commerce, but was postponed due to the recent winter weather in North Texas.
Texas A&M University-Commerce junior center Christian Macauley has been named the Lone Star Conference's Defensive Player of the Week, announced Tuesday by league officials. It marks the first weekly honor for Macauley and the first for the Lion men's basketball team during the 2013-14 season.
Texas A&M University-Commerce continues its four-game road swing, traveling into the Metroplex for a meeting with Northwood on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at Trinity Christian Academy in Cedar Hill. The Lions will try to improve to 9-0 on the year, which would move the 2013-14 squad into sole possession of the second-longest winning streak to start a season.
The men's basketball team of Texas A&M University-Commerce took a three-day weekend trip through Arkansas Friday through Sunday, matching up with two Great American Conference opponents. The Lions finished the weekend series well, winning both games and improving to 8-0 on the season. What follows are the summaries from each game.
Texas A&M University-Commerce puts its undefeated record on the line when it heads east for a two-game post-Thanksgiving road trip to Arkansas. The Lions open up the weekend facing Southern Arkansas at 7 p.m. Friday in Magnolia before heading north to Arkadelphia for a showdown with the Reddies at 7 p.m. Saturday evening.
Texas A&M University-Commerce puts its undefeated record on the line this Wednesday when the Lions host Dallas Baptist University at 7 p.m. at the Field House. The game against the Patriots marks the Lions' fourth Heartland Conference opponent on the season, posting a 3-0 mark already in 2013-14.
After sweeping a pair of games at the 2013 Region Classic in Lawton, Okla., Texas A&M University-Commerce opens up the home portion of its schedule facing Southern Arkansas University at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at the Field House. It is the first of 11 home dates for the Lions during the 2013-14 schedule.