Despite trailing for the vast majority of the game, A&M-Commerce women's basketball (10-7; 4-3 in LSC) came back in an overtime thriller to hand the Texas Woman's Pioneers (12-8; 5-4 in LSC) a 73-61 defeat.
Leading by three points at the half, No. 25 Angelo State stifled No. 25 A&M-Commerce defensively and showed off the NCAA's most efficient offense in the second half as the Rams ended the Lions six-game winning streak with a 79-63 Wednesday night in Lone Star Conference action in the Junnell Center.
After weeks of receiving votes, Texas A&M University-Commerce men’s basketball team surged up into the National Basketball Coaches Association Division II Top 25 at No. 25 as announced by organizations release of its ninth poll of the season Tuesday afternoon.
Wide Receiver Ricky Collins, defensive lineman Charles Tuaau and defensive lineman Ashton Dorsey to participate in the College Gridiron Showcase in Arlington, Texas at the University of Texas at Arlington's Maverick Stadium Saturday, January 31 at 1:30 p.m.
The showcase will allow the Lions to be evaluated by professional league scouts – NFL, CFL and the AFL -- and will receive professional coaching. The trio will go through a weeks’ worth of practice before playing in Saturday's game.
Before a pitch has been thrown or a bat swung the Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions softball team has been picked to finish seventh in the Lone Star Conference's preseason poll and earned one first place vote.
A&M-Commerce earned 64 points and the one first place from the league's head coaches and sports information directors.
Texas A&M University-Commerce had four Lions score in double figures for the sixth time in the 2014-15 season after cruising to 91-67 win over Eastern New Mexico Wednesday night in the Field House in Lone Star Conference action.
For the second game in a row, junior guard Gabby Scott set her season high for scoring, leading the Texas A&M University - Commerce Lions (9-6 overall; 3-2 in LSC) to a 70-62 victory against the Eastern New Mexico Zias (6-9 overall; 2-3 in LSC), their fifth win in the last six contests.
Scott's 18 points on 7 of 12 shooting from the field and 3 of 6 from deep beat her previous season-high of 17 points set in A&M-Commerce's previous game against McMurry. Scott chipped in a steal and a rebound in 25 minutes of play.
The A&M-Commerce men’s basketball team carries its four-game winning streak into Wednesday night’s Lone Star Conference meeting against Eastern New Mexico in the Field House at 7:30 p.m. The Lions have not trailed in a game since the Kingsville game, a streak of over 100 minutes.
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Fast-break Points About A&M-Commerce
- The Lions are coming off of a 78-49 win over McMurry... Everrett Pleasant became the fourth Lion to lead the team in scoring with 14 points.
A&M-Commerce picked up its 11 win in the last 12 games and fourth straight after a career-high 14 points from forward Everrett Pleasant in the Lions 78-49 rout of McMurry Saturday night in the Field House in nonconference action.
After a tightly contested back-and-forth contest, the A&M-Commerce women’s basketball team pulled away in the final nine minutes in the Field House, beating McMurry 68-60 and surpassing last year’s win total by moving to eight wins.
Kiana Evans scored a season-high 16 points and matched her season-high in rebounds with nine in what was arguably her best game as a Lion. Evans managed to find scoring with supreme efficiency, going 5 of 7 from the floor and 6 of 7 from the stripe.
Darrell Williams recorded his fourth consecutive 20 point game with a game-high 25 points to lead all scorers as A&M-Commerce reeled off its 10th win in the last 11 games with a decisive 86-53 win over Cameron in the Field House in the Lions Lone Star Conference home opener Wednesday night.
The Lion women (7-6 overall; 2-2 in LSC) saw their three-game winning streak come to an end on Wednesday after a gutsy comeback-effort fell short, with the Cameron Aggies (5-7 overall; 2-1 in LSC) narrowly escaping with a 65-64 win.