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The Texas A&M University-Commerce team had high spirits Saturday morning as they prepared to take on Grand Valley State in the second round of playoffs. As the players exited the team bus and walked toward Lubbers Stadium there was a slight overcast in the sky and energy in the air. During warm ups the players did their normal routines, pumping up teammates and dancing to music blasting on the stadium speakers. The 39 degree weather didn’t seem to faze the Lions as they treated the visiting stadium as their own.

Texas A&M-Commerce Lions NCAA Playoff Diary: Friday

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The Texas A&M University-Commerce football team heads to the top seed No. 2 ranked Grand Valley State University in Super Region Four this weekend for the second round of NCAA playoffs. Nestled in Allendale, MI, a suburb of Grand Rapids, GVSU was founded in 1960. The university enrolls a total of just under 25,000; Allendale’s population is over 20,000. GVSU has earned first or second in the Director’s Cup standings for being the best NCAA Division II athletic program in the nation for 15 straight years.

Ovie Urevbu and the Lions will travel to Allendale, Mich., for next week's game against Grand Valley State University on Nov. 26.
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Texas A&M University-Commerce defeated Colorado Mesa University 34-23 in a first-round NCAA Division II football playoff game at Memorial Stadium in Commerce on Nov. 19. The victory sends the Lions to a second-round game against Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Mich., on Nov. 26. Kickoff will be at noon with pregame coverage on KETR beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Lions To Host Colorado Mesa In NCAA Playoffs

Nov 18, 2016
The Lions won the Lone Star Conference championship for the third consecutive season.
Texas A&M University-Commerce

The Texas A&M University-Commerce football team is headed to the NCAA Division II playoffs for the second consecutive season. And this year, the Lions are hosting a first-round game. A&M-Commerce will kick off against Colorado Mesa University at 2 p.m. at Memorial Stadium. Pregame coverage on KETR will begin at 1:30 p.m. 

Lions Soccer To Play NCAA Elite Eight Game In Colo. On Friday

Nov 14, 2016
A&M-Commerce advances to the national quarterfinals as a result of the victory over Midwestern State on Nov. 13.
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The Texas A&M University-Commerce women's soccer team is one of eight teams remaining in the NCAA Division II tournament. The Lions will play Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colo., in the next game of the tournament on Friday. If A&M-Commerce wins, it would advance to play either Western Washington or California-San Diego at a location to be determined on Sunday. 

Lions Win Conference, Will Host NCAA Playoff Game Saturday

Nov 14, 2016
A&M-Commerce clinched its third consecutive Lone Star Conference championship on Nov. 12 with a 30-10 victory over Tarleton State.
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The Texas A&M University-Commerce football team has earned its second consecutive berth to the NCAA Division II Football Playoffs, and will host NCAA Playoff action in Memorial Stadium for the first time since 1991, as announced by the NCAA on Sunday afternoon.

The Lions earned the fourth seed in Super Region Four, and will host fifth-seeded Colorado Mesa University at 2 p.m. on Saturday. This is A&M-Commerce's fifth trip to the NCAA Playoffs and the first time hosting since a 1991 first round game against Grand Valley State, which the Lions won 36-15.

Kristen Taylor

The Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions defense dominated Saturday against Tarleton State as they won their third Lone Star Conference title in a row, 30-10. Head Coach Colby Carthel could hardly contain his excitement on the sidelines as the clock wound down and he threw water from a Gatorade jug on his head. The Lions three-peat win gives them the conference title outright after Midwestern State lost earlier in the day to Eastern New Mexico State, 30-28. The Lions finish the regular season with a record of 10-1, 8-1 LSC and claim their 23rd conference title.

Lions To Host Tarleton In Final Regular-Season Game

Nov 11, 2016
The Lions and Texans are set to kick off at 4 p.m. Saturday.
Texas A&M University-Commerce

The 8th-ranked Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions football team play at Memorial Stadium Saturday in the annual President's Cup game against Tarleton State University. For A&M-Commerce, at least a share of the Lone Star Conference Championship is on the line.

Lions Hold Steady, Still Poised For Postseason

Nov 7, 2016
Colby Carthel, shown here coaching against West Texas A&M in Canyon in 2013, has the Lions in contention for the NCAA playoffs.
Texas A&M University-Commerce

The Texas A&M University-Commerce football team is ranked fourth in the third release of this year's Super Region Four rankings, as announced by the NCAA Division II Football Committee on Monday.

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After a nearly three-hour lightning delay before the game even began, the no. 8 Texas A&M University – Commerce football team headed home from Odessa late Saturday night/early Sunday morning with a 58-21 win over UT Permian Basin in a game that was called after three quarters. At 12:30 Sunday morning, as the teams lined up to pick up play late in the third quarter, the game headed for another weather delay. After some deliberation, the teams, the referees, and the Lone Star Conference agreed to end the game with what ended up being the final score.

Lions To Make First-Ever Trip To Odessa vs. UTPB

Nov 4, 2016
A&M-Commerce is coming off of a dominant 36-0 victory over West Texas A&M on Oct. 29.
Kristen Taylor

The No. 8 Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions play at first-year program University of Texas of the Permian Basin Saturday night at the historic Ratliff Stadium. It’s the stadium that was used during filming of the football action in the movie Friday Night Lights about Odessa's storied high school football team, the Permian Panthers.

A&M-Commerce is coming off of a dominant 36-0 victory over West Texas A&M on Oct. 29.
Kristen Taylor

The Texas A&M University-Commerce football team moved up to no. 4 in the NCAA Division II Regional Rankings for Super Region Four that were released on Oct. 31.

Lions fans enjoy the aftermath of a 36-0 victory over West Texas A&M.
Mark Haslett

The game was college football and not the World Series, but the Texas A&M University-Commerce defense threw a shutout and the Lions celebrated Homecoming with a 36-0 victory over West Texas A&M University at Memorial Stadium in Commerce on Oct. 29. A&M Commerce, ranked no. 8 nationally going into Saturday's action, improved its NCAA Division II and Lone Star Conference record to 7-1 and 5-1, while Buffaloes fell to 5-4, 4-3 in the LSC.

Lions To Host West Texas A&M In Homecoming Game

Oct 28, 2016
"Old E.T." and "W.T." will line up against one another once again. The Lions are 16-14 in the series with the Buffaloes.
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The No. 8-ranked Texas A&M University-Commerce football team welcomes West Texas A&M to Memorial Stadium this weekend for homecoming. The Buffaloes are coming off an upset win over Midwestern State. The Lions are ranked fifth in the first of this year's Super Region Four rankings, as announced by the NCAA Division II Football Committee on Monday.

Lions-Rams Rivalry Has Recent History Of High Drama

Oct 21, 2016
Things can get wild when "Old E.T." lines up against Angelo State.
Texas A&M University-Commerce

We focus on the conference rivalry between the No. 9 Texas A&M-Commerce Lions and the Angelo State Rams this week. This will be the 48th time both teams meet on the field. The last six meetings between the schools have been exceptionally close, with none decided by more than five points.

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