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The University of North Texas faced off against Army earlier this year with North Texas picking up a 35-18 victory at West Point. Unfortunately the Mean Green couldn’t pull off a second victory in overtime losing 38-31 against Army in the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl.  

Lions, Greyhounds Tip Off Tonight

Dec 8, 2016
Head Coach Sam Walker and the Lions have their first Lone Star Conference road game tonight.

Texas A&M University-Commerce men's basketball team earned its first conference win on Dec. 3 with a 73-60 victory over Midwestern State University. The win brings the Lions to 7-1 on the season and 1-1 in conference play. A&M-Commerce is currently tied for fourth in the LSC standings. The Lions are currently 7-1, their best start to a season since 2013-14.

Lion Women Riding High Into ENMU Game

Dec 7, 2016
Lauren Parker and the Lions have had a good month of December.

The Texas A&M University-Commerce women's basketball team will be bringing a perfect Lone Star Conference record into Portales, N.M., for a 6:30 p.m. Thursday night game against Eastern New Mexico University.

Need a study break? The Field House will be rocking, as the women and men are facing Midwestern State today.

The Texas A&M University-Commerce women's and men's basketball teams return to the Field House today with a doubleheader against Midwestern State University.  The women’s game will begin at 2 p.m. and will be followed by the men's game around 4 p.m.

Junior forward Artaejah Gay and the Lions have been improving under head coach Jason Burton.

Lions' playoff run ends at Grand Valley State, 55-32

Nov 26, 2016
A&M-Commerce lost to Grand Valley State, 55-32.

The NCAA Division II playoffs contest featuring the powerhouse Grand Valley State University Lakers hosting the Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions Saturday was an offensive show from the Lakers. In front of 3,081 in attendance, including some Lions fans, A&M-Commerce couldn’t pull off the victory against one of the most successful teams in college football. The Lions lost 55-32.

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

Nov 25, 2016

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.
Alissa Silva

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.

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.

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.