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Basketball season recaps

Basketball season recaps

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

March 4, 2020

Women's Basketball (11-16) In an emotional season in which head coach Noel Johnson had to step away to battle ovarian cancer, the women's team went 11-16 overall and 8-7 at home in the Dome. One highlight of the season was the Mustangs' 84-77 second-half comeback over Cameron University in the first R...

A letter from the seniors of men’s basketball

A letter from the seniors of men’s basketball

Taylor Anderson, Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

Four men’s basketball seniors played in the D.L. Ligon Coliseum for the last time against Oklahoma Christian Saturday, Feb. 22. The seniors have shed blood, sweat and tears every day to properly represent MSU Mustangs. Each senior sent in a personal letter about what being a part of MSU basketball...

Men’s basketball turns things around versus UT Tyler

Men’s basketball turns things around versus UT Tyler

Christian Oseguera, Reporter

February 17, 2020

Men’s basketball faced its second and last test of the season against UT Tyler on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the DL Ligon Coliseum for Military Appreciation Day. UT Tyler looked to avenge its loss and put a dagger into the hearts of the enemy, as MSU came away with the 59-44 victory on Jan. 2 at UT Tyl...

Jones’ career-night not enough against Commerce

Jones’ career-night not enough against Commerce

Amos Perkins, managing editor

February 14, 2020

Men's hoops fell 79-69 to Texas A&M Commerce despite a career night from Trae Jones (No. 2), guard and business sophomore, at home Thursday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Jones posted his first career double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds in the loss. The sharpshooter's six three-pointers and seven...

A victorious day in the Dome

A victorious day in the Dome

Taylor Anderson, Sports Reporter

February 3, 2020

Fans in the Dome witnessed a complete sweep for men and women basketball against Texas A&M International Saturday, Feb. 1. The atmosphere was aggressive as both teams bounced back from losses against Texas A&M Kingsville earlier in the week.  Women's basketball The women started the day off wi...

Thursday night lights

Thursday night lights

Taylor Anderson, Sports Reporter

January 31, 2020

It was a disappointing night in the Dome, with both women and men's basketball losing to Texas A&M Kingsville Thursday, Jan. 30.   The women’s team started the night off strong, ending the first quarter ahead by five. Elizabeth Cathcart (No. 43), forward and marketing senior, led the team in ...

Men’s hoops comeback falls short

Men’s hoops comeback falls short

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

November 17, 2019

The men’s basketball’s comeback effort came up just short in the 70-66 loss to Texas Wesleyan Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Colosseum.  The ‘Stangs trailed the Rams 30-21 at the end of the first half, having not led since five minutes into the game. They slowly chipped away at the lead...

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