Men’s basketball wins exhibition against Oklahoma City

The men's basketball exhibition game against Oklahoma City University was originally scheduled for Oct. 30, but due to a basketball goal issue, the game was rescheduled for Nov. 14. The team won the exhibition with a score of 85-52. "We wanted to play two weeks ago and we had some trouble with … [Read more...]

Men’s basketball exhibition postponed

They've been preparing for weeks. Practicing layups, free throws, defense, three-point shots. "The team was anxious to play after practicing for quite a few weeks," Nelson Haggerty, head coach, said. The men's basketball players were ready to play against the Oklahoma City University Stars on … [Read more...]

Mustangs Madness: needs improvements

Basketballs bouncing, music blaring and hundreds of students in the stands cheering and anticipating Mustangs Madness to unfold on Thursday, Oct. 19 after the homecoming torchlight parade, pep rally and bonfire. The introduction of the basketball teams starts with a performance by the Golden … [Read more...]

Men’s basketball comes together

With a 16-2 record overall record and 5-1 in conference play, the mens' basketball team is off to an impressive start. "We have our goals in executing and winning championships," said Breston McNeal, starting guard and business senior said. "That's our everyday attitude. As long as we keep that … [Read more...]

Basketball team hopes to go undefeated against rival Tarleton

After ending Tarleton’s 14 game  home winning streak, the men’s basketball team faces its rival from Stephenville again tonight at 7:30 p.m. in D.L. Ligon Coliseum. At the two teams’ last meeting Jan. 14 at Wisdom Gym in Stephenville, the game was tight with Tarleton ahead 41-39 at the half but … [Read more...]

Basketball players reflect on season

Spring break is over and along with it the Midwestern men and women's basketball season. The men's team finished the season with a Lone Star Conference record of 12-2 with an overall record of 24-8. In the South Central Regional Tournament in Denver over the break, the men made it into the 16th … [Read more...]

Basketball teams in regional tournment

After the men's basketball team lost to in-state rivals Tarleton State 65-71 and the women's team lost to West Texas 85-86 in overtime, they had to wait for the NCAA basketball committee to decide if they would continue in the post-season. Derrell Gibbs said, "We just didn't play our best, … [Read more...]

Basketball rolls into post-season

The men's basketball team clinched it's third consecutive championship defeating Cameron 74-71 March 1. Monday night Nelson Haggerty, head men basketball coach, organized a net cutting ceremony in D.L. Ligon Coliseum. The men closed out the regular season with a nine-game win streak and a record of … [Read more...]

MSU-Tarleton Rivalry

MSU-Tarleton Rivalry from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. In college sports, rivalries are the driving force behind the passion exhibited by the students of each university. At MSU, it is clear who the Mustangs consider their biggest rival — Tarleton State University. When the Tarleton Texans come … [Read more...]