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First Half Lifts Men’s Basketball in Battle of the Mustangs

JaJuan dribbles ball

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

January 15, 2019

The men's basketball team boasted a stellar shooting night, propelled by a dominant first half as they brushed aside the Western New Mexico Mustangs 88-70 at the D.L. Ligon Coliseum on Jan. 12. Spurred on by hundreds of engaged fans, they set the pace on both ends of the court from tip-off to march...

Basketball hosts Cameron University for last home game

Head coach Noel Johnson speaks to her athletes in a timeout against Cameron University. Feb 20. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Makayla Scheck

February 21, 2018

Men's and women's basketball faced Cameron University for their last game 2017-18 regular season game at D. L. Ligon Coliseum. The women were defeated at the 5:30 p.m. game, while the men won at the 7:30 p.m. game on Feb. 20. "It felt good to be back on the court and making a contribution on the ...

Basketball honors seniors at game against West Texas A&M

Trey Kennedy, psychology senior, hugs Assistant Men's Basketball Coach Dylan Dudley during senior night, where they honored all the upcoming graduating seniors from the athletic department inbetween the men and women's basketball games, Saturday Feb. 10, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Makayla Scheck

February 14, 2018

Women's basketball With one more home game left for the court, Avery Queen, forward/center and biology senior said the basketball game senior night "was a little emotional," but it hasn't really hit the women yet. Basketball hosted a double-header against West Texas A&M on Feb. 10. During ...

Women’s, men’s basketball takes down Texas A&M Kingsville

Makayla Scheck

February 2, 2018

The Javelinas from Texas A&M Kingsville failed to take down the Mustangs basketball teams for a second time. The double-header took place on Feb. 1 at D. L. Ligon Coliseum. Women's Basketball "It feels really good to win against this team again. We missed a couple on the road last week, so it's ...

New semester, new sports seasons

Makayla Scheck

January 18, 2018

As the new semester and the new year starts off, the winter sports continue while the spring sports kick off. The women's and men's basketball teams will continue their seasons with the second half of conference. Just a few days away, the indoor track season will begin with the Texas Tech Invitational...

Basketball hosts double header against TAMUC

Devante Pullum, business senior, dribbles the ball during the MSU vs. Texas A&M Commerce game at D.L. Ligion Coliseum, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Makayla Scheck

December 3, 2017

After the regular season opening on Nov. 29, both men's and women's basketball teams played against Texas A&M Commerce on Dec. 2. The women's team played first with a score of 69-66, and the men's team followed with a score of 77-93. The score at halftime for the women's team was 32-31. The ...

Basketball opens Lonestar Conference against Tarleton

Brandon Neel, senior, taking the ball up the court. Nov. 30, 2017. Photo by Elias Maki.

Makayla Scheck

December 1, 2017

The basketball regular season officially started on Nov. 30 when the men's and women's basketball teams faced Tarleton. The women's team came out on top but the men's basketball team fell to the rival Tarleton University. The women's team played first at 5:30 p.m. and end with a score of  66-56...

Mustang basketball teams prepare for regionals

Harley Warrick

March 10, 2015

Mustang basketball teams prepare for regionals from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. With the NCAA Division 2 basketball championship beginning on March 13, both the men's and women's basketball teams have been selected to fight for a national championship. “Any time you can get to the tourname...

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