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A&M-Commerce
2:47 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Lions snap skid with win over Buffaloes

LaDon Carnegie contributed 23 points, scoring four three-pointers and six free throws.
Lion Athletics / www.lionathletics.com

LaDon Carnegie put in 23 points and the A&M-Commerce Lions snapped a three-game losing streak with a 93-84 win over West Texas A&M on Saturday at The Field House.

 

 The win also snapped a six-game losing streak for the Lions (13-5, 2-4 LSC) in the series with the Buffaloes (8-9, 1-5 LSC). Carnegie finished with 23 points on 7-for-10 shooting from the field, hitting all four three-point tries and five of six free throw attempts. He also added seven rebounds and five assists.

 

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A&M-Commerce
3:41 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Disappointment at ENMU makes third loss in a row

Devondrick Walker made six three-pointers and finished with a new career high of 27 points.
Lion Athletics / www.lionathletics.com

Devondrick Walker set career highs in points and made three-pointers, but a late Eastern New Mexico run helped the Zias defeat Texas A&M University-Commerce 83-78 on Jan. 22 at Greyhound Arena in Portales, N.M.

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A&M-Commerce
3:10 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Lions' late run comes up short in Portales

Aubree Butts scored a career-high 21 points in the Lions' loss to Eastern New Mexico.
Lion Athletics / www.lionathletics.com

Eastern New Mexico used two scoring runs to defeat Texas A&M-University-Commerce 90-76 on Jan. 22 in Portales, N.M. The Zias (6-8, 4-1 Lone Star Conference) started 0-of-10 from the floor before rallying to defeat the Lions (3-12, 2-4).

The knockout punch came in the form of a 20-1 run over a 4:48 span in the second half that allowed the Eastern New Mexico to withstand a 15-2 run by A&M-Commerce over the last 3:56 to get the win.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Wed January 22, 2014

A&M-C counseling helps cope with explosive anger

Dr. LaVelle Hendricks
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce associate professor of counseling Dr. LaVelle Hendricks explains the symptoms and treatment of explosive anger.  The Department of Psychology, Counseling and Special Education provides help to those with this problem.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Mon January 20, 2014

University, Commerce hope to attract USDA medical center

Dr. Dan Jones
Texas A&M University-Commerce

A&M-Commerce president Dr. Dan Jones and Commerce mayor Dr. John Ballotti say the university and the city are doing a feasibility study of applying for a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to attract a regional medical center to Commerce.  This would be in addition to the new Hunt Memorial Hospital District facility that will be built here this year.

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KETR's Locker Room
4:26 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

NCAA compliance important to Lions

Jacob Walker
LinkedIn LinkedIn

Cooper and Jordan sat down with Jacob Walker today to discuss his role with the A&M-Commerce athletic department as the Athletics Compliance Assistant. Also discussed: the Texas Rangers, NCAA and NBA basketball and the NFL playoffs.

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A&M-Commerce Basketball
12:16 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Lion men hold off Javelinas for first LSC win

Lion Athletics www.lionathletics.com

The Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions held off a hot-shooting Texas A&M University-Kingsville group in the game's final minute for a 68-66 win, its first in Lone Star Conference play this year, on Wednesday at The Field House.
 

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A&M-Commerce
11:46 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Lion women falter down stretch in loss to Javelinas

Devin Oliver tied a career high with 19 points in the Lions' loss to Kingsville.
Lion Athletics www.lionathletics.com

Texas A&M University-Commerce had the lead for over 24 minutes versus Texas A&M University-Kingsville, but the Lions could not fend off the Javelinas and fell 76-72 at The Field House on Wednesday night. The Lions fall to 2-10 overall and 1-2 in Lone Star Conference play. The win lifts Kingsville to 6-6 overall and 1-1 in LSC play.
 

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KETR's Locker Room
2:46 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

New personnel for a new year

Ben Rikard
Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

Ben Rikard, the new Director of Media Relations for A&M-Commerce Lion Athletics, sat down with Cooper, Taylor and Jordan to talk about his new job, where the Lions will go next, and the upcoming basketball schedule. Also discussed: Mack Brown and Charlie Strong, the BCS, and the new college playoff system.

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A&M-Commerce
8:38 pm
Sat January 4, 2014

Mustangs hand Lions second loss of season

Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

Despite LaDon Carnegie's 18 points in his return from a two-game absence, the Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions could not overcome a hot-shooting Midwestern State bunch in the second half, falling 84-73 in the Lone Star Conference opener for both teams at The Field House.
 

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A&M-Commerce
6:17 pm
Sat January 4, 2014

Lions upset Mustangs in overtime

Breanna Harris set a new career high with 20 rebounds in the Lions OT win over Midwestern State.
Lion Athletics Lionathletics.com

A&M-Commerce (2-9, 1-1 LSC) needed overtime to seal a 71-64 upset win over the visiting Mustangs of Midwestern State (9-4, 1-1). The win marks the end of a seven game losing streak for the Lions versus the Mustangs. The Lions did their damage on the defensive end, holding Midwestern State to just 1-20 (5%) from three-point range and a season low 29.3% from the field overall.

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A&M-Commerce
5:32 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Lions to open LSC play vs Midwestern State

Lion Athletics Lionathletics.com

A&M-Commerce (11-1, 0-0 LSC) vs Midwestern State (8-4, 0-0 LSC)

Saturday, January 4, 2014 • 4:00 p.m. 
The Field House (5,000) • Commerce, Texas 
Radio: KETR 88.9 FM • Live Stats • Twitter: @Lion_MBB

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A&M-Commerce
8:00 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Rambelles slip by Lions

Lion Athletics Lionathletics.com

The Angelo State Rambelles erased a six-point halftime deficit and held off an Texas A&M University-Commerce comeback attempt in the game’s final two minutes to edge the Lions 55-54 in the Lone Star Conference opener for both teams on Thursday at The Field House.
 

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Music
1:16 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

Jones speaks of scholarship, cultural significance at Ray Price funeral

Jones and Price in December, 2009
TAMUC Photo

Last Saturday, December 28th, was the date of the funeral for legendary country and western singer, songwriter, and bandleader, Ray Price, who died at 87 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Among those who spoke at the service were radio personalities Dallas Wayne, Eddie Stubbs, and Bill Mack – who read a statement from Willie Nelson. Also asked to speak was Dr. Dan Jones of Texas A&M University-Commerce, the institution which conferred upon Price a doctorate of Humane Letters in December of 2009.

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