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8:13 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Lion women cruise to 80-57 win, extend win-streak to three

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A&M-Commerce women's basketball (7-5 overall; 2-1 in LSC) kicked off its home stand in style, handily defeating the visiting Angelo State Rambelles (5-8 overall; 0-3 in LSC) to extend their winning streak to three games and move above .500 in LSC play.

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A&M-Commerce
4:09 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Carnegie, Williams deliver for Lions in 87-71 road win over Javelinas

Lion's LaDon Carnegie gets ready for a free throw during last night's win over the A&M-Kingsville Javalinas.
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LaDon Carnegie sparked a second half surge with 22 points in the final frame to lead the A&M-Commerce men's basketball team to their first Lone Star Conference win of the 2014-15 season, a 87-71 rout of Texas A&M-Kingsville Thursday night.

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A&M-Commerce
4:05 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Lions hold off A&M-Kingsville with 68-65 win

The Lion Women's Basketball teams snags their first win of Lone Star Conference play.
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A&M-Commerce women's basketball (6-5 overall; 1-1 in LSC) picked up its first win against LSC-competition on Thursday and climbed back above .500, holding on to defeat the A&M-Kingsville Javelinas (0-12 overall; 0-2 in LSC) 68-65 in a tightly contested game.

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A&M-Commerce
1:26 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Lions thump Arlington Baptist, 91-68

Darrell Williams led the Lions with 24 points against Arlington Baptist.
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Led by senior forward Darrell Williams 24 points and 21 rebounds for his ninth double-double of the season and first 20-20 game the A&M-Commerce men’s basketball team got back to its winning ways with a 91-68 thrashing over Arlington Baptist Monday night in the Lions’ 2015 home opener in the Lion Field House.

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A&M-Commerce
1:21 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Lion women romp past Arlington Baptist, 104-73

Ashlee Johnson scored 16 points during the Lions' victory.
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A&M-Commerce (5-5) ended its losing streak in emphatic fashion on Monday night, breaking the 100 point plateau for only the sixth time in school history and scoring the third-highest point total in school history in a 104-73 drubbing of Arlington Baptist (6-4).

The Lions had four players reach double-digits, out-rebounded the Patriots 54-31, had less than half of Arlington Baptist's turnovers (27 for ABC, 13 for A&M-Commerce) and nearly doubled up in steals (15 to 8) in a game that the Lions won in nearly all phases.

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A&M-Commerce
8:02 am
Tue January 6, 2015

Mason signs with Broncos

Danny Mason
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Former four-year A&M-Commerce linebacker, Danny Mason, signed a future contract with the Denver Broncos that will enable him to be with the Broncos during the offseason and the 2015 preseason. “It feels just like I always dreamed it would,” an elated Mason said.  “Not only are the Denver Broncos the best team in the NFL, but they have also been my favorite team since I was in the sixth grade.  It is a blessing for my dream to become my reality.” Mason, who played in four games for the Lions from 2009-2012, will join the Broncos roster on March 10.

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A&M-Commerce
12:55 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Lions ready to feast on non-conference foe

After a tough loss on Saturday at Midwestern State, the Lion men return to The Field House to host Arlington Baptist.
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The A&M-Commerce men's basketball team looks to right the ship after suffering a narrow loss to open 2015 at Midwestern when the Lions welcome Arlington Baptist to the Field House for the 2015 home opener Monday night at 7:30 p.m.

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- The Lions saw their seven game win streak snapped after a 61-57 loss at Midwestern State.

The streak was highlighted by back-to-back wins over top 25 opponents with a 68-67 win over No. 11 Cal.-Baptist and a 74-64 win over No. 17 Dixie State in the CBU Thanksgiving Classic.

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A&M-Commerce
12:51 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Lions look to rebound against Arlington Baptist

The Lions will tip off against Arlington Baptist at 5:30 p.m. at The Field House.
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Women's basketball (4-5 overall; 0-1 in LSC) will make its long-awaited return to the Field House on Monday, as the Lions look to snap their three-game losing streak and climb back up to .500 on the season when Arlington Baptist College (6-3) comes to town.

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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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