The A&M-Commerce men’s basketball team is set to close out the 2014 calendar year Friday at 7 p.m. in The Field House against Henderson State as the Lions continue to ride their current six-game winning streak.
After being outscored 47-38 in the first half, A&M-Commerce responded with a second half defensive stalwart performance limiting Southern Arkansas to only 17 points in a 71-64 come-from-behind victory Monday night over the Muleriders in a nonconference game in the W.T. Watson Center to push the Lions winning streak to six games.
The A&M-Commerce men’s basketball team will put its five-game winning streak on the line as the Lions tip off against Southern Arkansas for the second time this season with game time for Monday night’s contest slated for 7 p.m. in the W.T. Watson Athletic Center.
Texas A&M University-Commerce women's basketball head coach Jason Burton's homecoming to face his former employers in San Marcos was soured Sunday afternoon, as a late comeback effort from the Lions (4-3) fell short with the Bobcats (4-3) prevailing 74-69.
The Lions got out to a fast start, extending their lead to 18-12 through the first eight minutes of play. Senior forward Abigail Leaupepe-Tele was responsible for six of the Lions first eight points, and would finish the game with 12 points, six boards and four blocks in only 17 minutes of action.
A&M-Commerce senior wide receiver Vernon Johnson capped off his stellar Lion career with All-American honors from the American Football Coaches Association as announced by the organization Tuesday morning.
Johnson, who is the second Lion in as many season to earn the award following in the footsteps of teammate Charles Tuaau who was a 2013 All-American, hauled in 77 catches for 1,258 yards and 12 touchdowns. He led the LSC in receiving yards and was sixth in the NCAA. He was also ranked ninth in the NCAA in yards per game.
Texas A&M University-Commerce’s record-breaking football season came to an end just the way it started with a record-breaking win as the Lions routed East Central University 72-21 in the Heart of Texas Bowl. The Lions were led by the game's most valuable player, Tyrik Rollison, who threw for 460 yards and four touchdowns, Saturday night at Bulldawg Stadium.
An incident report filed with the Texas A&M University-Commerce University Police Department includes testimony that Joe Bergeron, 21, of Mesquite, a running back for the school’s football team, struck fellow stude
The No. 23 Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions (16-5) are in Colorado for Friday’s 1 p.m. elimination match against No. 7 Colorado School of Mines (16-1-4) in the Sweet Sixteen round of the NCAA Division II Women’s Soccer Tournament.
The Lions enter the South Central Regional Finals against an Oredigger team never before faced in school history. Like the Lions, who will enter the contest riding an eight-game winning streak, Colorado School of Mines also sports an impressive eight-game unbeaten streak, having won six, and tied another two.
After an 8-3 season regular season, the Lions earned the program’s 11th postseason bid in program history after accepting an invitation to the C.H.A.M.P.S Heart of Texas Bowl on December 6 in Copperas Cove against East Central University at 6 p.m.
After playing in the Live United Texarkana Bowl in 2013, the Lions are making consecutive postseason appearances for the first time since 1990 and 1991. It is the first time since the 1957 and 1958 Tangerine Bowl that the Lions have played in consecutive bowl games.
A&M-Commerce women’s basketball (1-1) went down early to Henderson State, and despite fighting back in the fourth quarter, couldn’t quite pull even, falling to the Lady Reddies (1-1) 82-76.
Freshman Princess Davis went off for 26 points and two steals while shooting a highly efficient 71 percent from the field (10 of 14). Davis’ big game led all players on the court, but wasn’t enough to push the Lions over the top.