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Lion women falter down stretch in loss to Javelinas

Jan 9, 2014
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.
 

New personnel for a new year

Jan 8, 2014
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.

Mustangs hand Lions second loss of season

Jan 4, 2014
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.
 

Lions upset Mustangs in overtime

Jan 4, 2014
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.

Lions to open LSC play vs Midwestern State

Jan 3, 2014
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

Rambelles slip by Lions

Jan 3, 2014
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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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.

Lion Athletics / Lionathletics.com

A&M-Commerce will take on their third Division I team this season when they face the Lumberjacks of Stephen F. Austin on Monday. The Lions will try to make it back-to-back wins after getting their first win of the season last time out versus Ouachita Baptist. The Lions then open up Lone Star Conference play when the calendar turns to 2014 when Angelo and Midwestern State come to The Field House. This season marks the third straight season in which the Lions open up their conference schedule at home.

A&M-Commerce Lions at Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks

Lions top Tigers for first win of the season

Dec 20, 2013
Lion Athletics / lionathletics.com

Texas A&M University-Commerce got their first win of the season over Ouachita Baptist and also recording the program's first ever win over the Tigers. The Lions held the Tigers scoreless from the three-point line in the second half and got 12 second-half points from Danielle Dixon to secure the win.

Overall the Lions held the Tigers to just 3-of-20 from behind the line (15%) and to just 35% shooting overall.

Tyler Junior College partnership announced

Dec 20, 2013
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce and Tyler Junior College have formally announced their partnership to simplify the transfer process for students transitioning from associate degree programs at Tyler Junior College into bachelor’s degree programs at A&M-Commerce. The statement came on Dec. 19.

The three-year partnership goes into effect Dec. 20, 2013, and will allow Tyler Junior College students to complete their four-year degrees through A&M-Commerce via online courses, on-campus classes or a combination of the two.

Tuaau named Daktronics All-American

Dec 18, 2013
Lion Athletics / lionathletics.com

Texas A&M University-Commerce defensive lineman Charlie Tuaau added to his postseason honors on Wednesday when he was named to the 2013 Daktronics All-America second team. 

Reddies hold off Lions

Dec 18, 2013
Lion Athletics / Lionathletics.com

Texas A&M University-Commerce outshot Henderson State from the two and three-point range, but the Lady Reddies made 22-of-26 their free throws in order to get past the Lions and hand A&M-Commerce their seventh straight loss to open the 2013-14 season.

Lions host Reddies and Tigers

Dec 17, 2013
Lion Athletics / lionathletics.com

The Lions take the floor again after two weeks off after a 28-point loss at Abilene Christian. A&M-Commerce will look to get their first win of the 2013-14 season and snap a seven game losing streak. 

Henderson State Lady Reddies at A&M-Commerce Lions 
Tuesday, December 17 • 5:30 p.m.
The Field House • Commerce, Texas 
Records: Henderson St. (5-2); A&M-Commerce (0-6)

Lions knock off Patriots for 10th win of season

Dec 17, 2013
Lion Athletics / lionathletics.com

Texas A&M University-Commerce overcame a slow start and took control midway through the second half, coming away with a 92-88 win over Dallas Baptist on Monday at the Burg Center.
 
The win is the 10th of the season for the Lions (10-1) and marks the quickest A&M-Commerce has reached double digits in the win column since the 1996-97 season.
 

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