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A&M-Commerce
8:31 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Lions to host Reddies in last home game of 2014

The Lions are 8-2 and have won six straight.
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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.

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A&M-Commerce
10:10 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Lion women to host East Central in last home game of '14

The Lions are 4-3 overall, 2-0 at home.
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Women's basketball will return home this week for its final game of 2014, as the Lions (4-3) are set to host the East Central University Tigers (6-1) this Tuesday.

 

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A&M-Commerce
10:05 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Lions defeat Muleriders, 71-64

Texas A&M University-Commerce defeated Southern Arkansas 71-64 on Dec.15 in Magnolia, Ark.
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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.

 

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A&M-Commerce
2:41 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Lions take winning streak to So. Ark.

The Lions have a 13-game winning streak against Southern Arkansas.
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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.

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A&M-Commerce
2:39 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Upset bid falls short in San Marcos

A&M-Commerce fell to Division I Texas State, 74-69.
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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.

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Lions Soccer
4:07 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Lions Soccer rises to 13 overall in final NSCAA poll

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Lions soccer (16-5-1) was named the 13th best team in the country according to the National Soccer Coaches' Association of America (NSCAA) final postseason ranking.

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A&M-Commerce
11:11 am
Tue December 9, 2014

WR Johnson makes first-team All-American

Johnson led the LSC in receiving yards and was sixth in the NCAA.
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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.

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A&M-Commerce
10:27 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Williams takes second Defensive Player of Week recognition

In the NCAA, Williams ranks third in total rebounds (111), fourth in rebounds per game (12.3) and fifth in defensive rebounds per game (8.7).
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Senior forward Darrell Williams picked up his second straight Lone Star Conference Defensive Player of the Week Award Monday as announced by the league office.
 

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A&M-Commerce
10:25 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Hearne earns Defensive Player of Week honors

Hearne ranks second in the conference in rebounding with 9.2 RPG and sixth in scoring with 13.8 PPG.
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The Lone Star Conference office announced today that A&M-Commerce senior forward La'Tisha Hearne earned her second Player of the Week honor of the young 2014-15 season, this time on Defense.
 

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A&M-Commerce
11:14 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Lions rout East Central 72-21 in Heart of Texas Bowl

A&M-Commerce set a Lone Star Conference season scoring record thanks in part to its 72-point outburst against East Central.
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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.

 

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A&M-Commerce
8:02 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Incident report describes Bergeron hitting woman

Joe Bergeron (24), a football player at Texas A&M University-Commerce, was described in an Oct. 9 University Police Dept. incident report as striking fellow student Sarah Beasley.
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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

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A&M-Commerce
3:33 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Lion men tip off against Ouachita Baptist tonight

The Lions are taking their 2-0 record to Arkadelphia, Ark., for tonight's game against Ouachita Baptist.

Fresh off of its 2-0 start to the 2014-15 season, the A&M-Commerce men’s basketball team returns to the hardwood at Ouachita Baptist Thursday, November 20 at 7 p.m. in Bill Vining Arena.

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- A&M-Commerce opened the season with wins over Lubbock Christian and New Mexico Highlands ... Darrell Williams led the Lions with back-to-back 20 point games.

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A&M-Commerce
2:52 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Lions soccer ready for Sweet Sixteen matchup

The Lions will kick off at 2 p.m. on Nov. 21.
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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.

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A&M-Commerce
10:12 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Lions to play East Central Univ. in Heart of Texas Bowl

A&M-Commerce will play East Central (Okla.) in the Heart of Texas Bowl on Dec. 6 in Copperas Cove.
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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.

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A&M-Commerce
7:39 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Lady Reddies down Lions in Arkadelphia

Henderson St. defeated A&M-Commerce 82-76.
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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.

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