A&M-Commerce was the last team to get a shot at West Texas A&M and prevent the Lady Buffs from completing the 2013 LSC season undefeated but the Lions could not close out set one and dropped the next two to the Lady Buffs. A&M-Commerce finishes 2013 fourth in the LSC standings with their 9-7 record.
The Lions will face Tarleton State in the first round of the LSC Tournament in Canyon on Thursday.
In traditional form for an A&M-Commerce – Eastern New Mexico showdown, the Lions and Greyhounds engaged in an offensive shootout on the turf at Memorial Stadium. In the end, Eastern New Mexico's triple option ground attack got the better of A&M-Commerce's strength through the air as the Greyhounds outlast the Lions 42-35 in the regular season finale.
A&M-Commerce tried to play beat the buzzer but was just a little late with its last ditch effort to tie St. Edward's at one and force overtime. St. Edward's' postseason continues as they advance to play host, Fort Lewis College, on Sunday and put their unbeaten season on the line with the 1-0 win.
Wildcats Chase Friddle, Melroy Givens and Barry Stribling celebrate following Sulphur Springs' 66-42 victory over Denison in a bi-district playoff game played on Nov. 15 at Memorial Stadium on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce.
The Sulphur Springs offense slashed through Denison’s defense all night long. The Wildcats rested their starters in the final quarter of Friday night’s 66-42 victory in a bi-district football playoff game at Memorial Stadium on the campus of Texas A&M University–Commerce. The loss earned Sulphur Springs (8-3) a trip to face Whitehouse (11-0) in the area round, while Denison finished its season 6-5 overall.
Texas A&M University-Commerce was able to earn the final at-large berth in the NCAA South-Central Regional with their 11-5-2 overall record despite falling in the Semifinals of the Lone Star Conference tournament to Midwestern State on penalty kicks. Their reward is facing St. Edward's, who earned the three seed after winning the Heartland Conference and are winners of 14 straight. The winner advances to play Fort Lewis in the second round on Sunday.
Texas A&M University-Commerce closes out the 2013 regular season with a pair of home matches against Eastern New Mexico and sixth-ranked West Texas A&M. The Lions enter the weekend as one of the hottest teams in the Lone Star Conference, winning four-straight matches and seven of their last eight and currently sit fourth in the LSC standings.
Trailing by double digits midway through the second half, Texas A&M University-Commerce used a fierce rally to pull even with A&M International in the final minute. But a Dustdevil lay-up as the clock struck triple zeros thwarted the comeback attempt as the Lions fell 81-79 in the 2013-14 home opener at the Field House.
Texas A&M University-Commerce returns to the court at the Field House for the first time in 2013-14, hosting Texas A&M International Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The Lions are seeking their first victory of the season, sitting at 0-3 on the year.
A&M-Commerce roared out to a commanding 20-point halftime lead, then fought off a second half surge from Southern Arkansas to notch a 92-86 victory over the Muleriders in the 2013-14 home opener at the Field House on Wednesday, Nov. 13.