June 7, 2013
PAIR OF LIONS INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN NCAA CAREER IN SPORTS FORUM
COMMERCE, Texas – A pair of Lion student-athletes will be representing A&M-Commerce in Indianapolis this weekend as men's basketball's Esteban Arriola and women's golf's Chantry McMahan will be participating in the 2013 NCAA National Career in Sports Forum.
June 4, 2013
DAVIS, ROBERTSON NAMED A&M-COMMERCE'S LSC SCHOLAR-ATHLETES
RICHARDSON, Texas -- The Lone Star Conference today announced the recipients of the 2012-13 Scholar-Athletes Award as men's basketball's Andrew Davis and volleyball's Rachel Robertson pick up the recognition for A&M-Commerce.
March 6, 2013
LIONS SEASON ENDS IN ALLEN FOLLOWING 92-84 LOSS TO MUSTANGS
ALLEN, Texas – A&M-Commerce gave everything it had against top-seeded Midwestern State, battling even with the Mustangs through the first 20 minutes. But a dominant second half for MSU proved to be the difference as the Lions’ season ends in Allen following a 92-84 loss to the Mustangs in the LSC quarterfinals.
March 5, 2013
ANDREW DAVIS REPEATS AS LSC ACADEMIC PLAYER OF THE YEAR
ALLEN, Texas – A pair of Lions have been recognized by the Lone Star Conference at the annual LSC Basketball Championship banquet, held Tuesday evening in Allen. Senior forward Andrew Davis has been named the conference’s Academic Player of the Year for the second time while senior forward Preston Whitley was named an honorable mention All-Lone Star Conference selection.
March 5, 2013
A&M-COMMERCE RETURNS TO POSTSEASON FACING FAMILIAR FOE
A&M-Commerce returns to the postseason for the ninth-straight time, making the short trip to the Allen Event Center for the 2013 Lone Star Conference Basketball Championship. The Lions are the #8 seed and will meet up with an all-too-familiar opponent in top-seeded Midwestern State in the LSC quarterfinals on Wednesday, March 6 at 8:30 p.m.
March 2, 2013
LIONS FALL TO GREYHOUNDS, 88-85; CLINCH EIGHT SEED IN LSC TOURNEY
PORTALES, N.M. – A&M-Commerce rediscovered its scoring touch, but unfortunately ran into an equally potent offensive attack as Eastern New Mexico outlasted A&M-Commerce to take an 88-85 victory in the season finale at Greyhound Arena. The loss is the fourth-straight for the Lions, who fall to 14-14 on the season and 7-11 in Lone Star Conference play.
February 27, 2013
LIONS CLOSE OUT REGULAR SEASON FACING BUFFS, GREYHOUNDS
A&M-Commerce closes out the 2012-13 regular season with a pair of games against opponents it is battling for seeding come postseason time. The Lions play their home finale on Wednesday, February 27th hosting the Buffs of West Texas A&M at 7:30 p.m. A&M-Commerce then makes the trek west to Portales, N.M. for the regular season finale against the Greyhounds of Eastern New Mexico, tipping at 5 p.m. CT from Greyhound Arena.
February 27, 2013
ICE-COLD SHOOTING DOOMS LIONS IN 54-39 DEFEAT TO BUFFS ON SENIOR NIGHT
COMMERCE, Texas – It seemed as if A&M-Commerce couldn’t buy a basket Wednesday night as the Lions shoot just 26.4 percent from the floor and hit just one three-pointer, falling to West Texas A&M 54-39 at the Field House.
February 23, 2013
A&M-COMMERCE STUMBLES AT HOME IN 69-63 LOSS TO CAMERON
COMMERCE, Texas â A strong surge midway through the second half proved too great an obstacle to overcome as A&M-Commerce dropped a hard-fought 69-63 decision to Cameron Saturday afternoon at the Field House.
February 20, 2013
ANDREW DAVIS NAMED FIRST TEAM CAPITAL ONE ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICAN
COMMERCE, Texas -- A&M-Commerce senior forward Andrew Davis has notched quite a few accolades during his Lion career, but he may have topped himself as he was named a first team Capital One Academic All-American by the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
February 20, 2013
LIONS DOMINATED ON BOARDS IN 85-67 DEFEAT AT MIDWESTERN STATE
WICHITA FALLS, Texas – A&M-Commerce came into D.L. Ligon Coliseum riding a three-game winning streak, but the Lions ran into an intense Midwestern State team that ended up having its way with A&M-Commerce both on the boards and on the scoreboard, cruising to the 85-67 victory.
February 19, 2013
A&M-COMMERCE TAKES ON CONFERENCE'S BEST IN CHALLENGING WEEK
Two weeks remain in the 2012-13 season as A&M-Commerce faces a challenging week heading into the home stretch, facing the top-two teams in the Lone Star Conference. The Lions open up the week in Wichita Falls, facing top-seeded Midwestern State Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. A&M-Commerce then returns to the Field House to face second-seeded Cameron at 7 p.m. Saturday as the two hottest teams in the LSC go head-to-head in what could have a handful of postseason implications.
February 16, 2013
LIONS FIGHT OFF JAVELINAS, 77-70, FOR THIRD-STRAIGHT VICTORY
COMMERCE, Texas – Heading into Saturday’s showdown at the Field House, A&M-Commerce and rival Texas A&M-Kingsville were deadlocked in sixth-place in the LSC standings as a win would go a long way to securing a spot in Allen. Down the stretch it was the Lions that made the key shots when it counted, holding off the Javelinas 77-70 at the Field House.
February 13, 2013
LIONS HOLD OFF CARDINALS, 86-84, FOR CRUCIAL LSC ROAD VICTORY
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – If Wednesday’s game was the final meeting between A&M-Commerce and Incarnate Word, both squads made sure it was one to remember. The Lions pulled ahead late in the second half then held off a late Cardinal run, notching a crucial 86-84 victory at the McDermott Center.
February 12, 2013
LIONS TRAVEL TO INCARNATE WORD BEFORE HOSTING TEXAS A&M-KINGSVILLE
Three weeks remain in the 2012-13 regular season as A&M-Commerce faces two more crucial Lone Star Conference matches. The Lions remain on the road Wednesday, traveling to San Antonio for perhaps the final meeting ever against Incarnate Word, tipping off at 7:30 p.m. A&M-Commerce then welcomes rival Texas A&M-Kingsville to the Field House for a 4 p.m. tipoff on Saturday, February 13th.
February 9, 2013
WHITLEY PACES LIONS IN CRUCIAL 96-90 VICTORY AT ANGELO STATE
SAN ANGELO, Texas – A&M-Commerce rediscovered its scoring touch as five Lions finished in double figures as A&M-Commerce notched a crucial 96-90 victory over Angelo State at Stephens Arena. The win snaps a three-game losing skid for the Lions, who improve to 12-10 on the year and 5-7 in Lone Star Conference play.
February 6, 2013
FURIOUS RALLY COMES UP SHORT AS LIONS DROP 60-57 DECISION TO WILDCATS
COMMERCE, Texas – After trailing by double digits entering the second half, A&M-Commerce staged a furious rally in the closing seconds against Abilene Christian Wednesday evening. But the game-tying three pointer at the buzzer was wide left as the Wildcats hold off the Lions 60-57 at the Field House.
February 5, 2013
JOIN THE LIONS IN A HOOPS DOUBLEHEADER AGAINST ABILENE CHRISTIAN
COMMERCE, Texas -- A&M-Commerce fans are invited to help us pack the Field House this Wednesday, February 6, as both the Lion men and women have crucial Lone Star Conference games against longtime rival Abilene Christian at the Field House. The Lion women tip off against the Wildcats at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men at approximately 7:30 p.m. (25 minutes following the conclusion of the women's game).
February 4, 2013
LIONS EMBARK ON CRUCIAL WEEK FACING ABILENE CHRISTIAN, ANGELO STATE
A&M-Commerce faces a crucial week in the Lone Star Conference standings as the Lions face the two teams sitting behind them in the conference standings. A&M-Commerce opens up with perhaps the final visit for longtime LSC rival Abilene Christian to the Field House as the Lions and Wildcats tip off at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 6th. A&M-Commerce then heads west for a showdown with Angelo State at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 9th at the Junell Center in San Angelo.
February 2, 2013
EARLY DEFICIT PROVES COSTLY IN 68-55 LOSS AT TARLETON STATE
STEPHENVILLE, Texas – Tarleton State set the tone early Saturday evening against A&M-Commerce, racing out to an early 15-2 lead and never looking back as the Texans sweep the home-and-home series with a 68-55 victory over the Lions.
February 1, 2013
LIONS OPEN UP LSC'S SECOND HALF WITH REMATCH AT TARLETON STATE
A&M-Commerce opens up the second half of the 2012-13 Lone Star Conference schedule heading to Stephenville for the second part of its home-and-home series with Tarleton State. The Lions and Texans square off at 4 p.m. Saturday, February 2nd, at Wisdom Gym.
January 31, 2013
ANDREW DAVIS NAMED TO CAPITAL ONE ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
COMMERCE, Texas -- A&M-Commerce senior forward Andrew Davis has been named to the Capital One Academic Division II All-District VI team for the second-straight year, announced today by the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
January 26, 2013
LIONS SQUANDER FIRST HALF ADVANTAGE IN 70-61 LOSS TO TEXANS
COMMERCE, Texas – A&M-Commerce built itself a commanding first half advantage, leading by 12 in the closing minutes of the first, but a furious Tarleton State rally came back to cost the Lions in a 70-61 defeat at the Field House Saturday afternoon. A&M-Commerce drops to 11-8 on the year and 4-5 in Lone Star Conference play.
January 25, 2013
TICKETS FOR 2013 LSC BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS NOW ON SALE
RICHARDSON, Texas – Lone Star Conference officials revealed a new team spirit pass option as advance tickets are now on sale for the 2013 LSC Basketball Championship, set to be played March 6-9 at the Allen Event Center in Allen, Texas.
January 23, 2013
LIONS OPEN HOME-AND-HOME SERIES WITH TARLETON STATE SATURDAY
After a week-long hiatus, A&M-Commerce returns to the court to close out the first half of the 2012-13 Lone Star Conference schedule, beginning a home-and-home series with rival Tarleton State. The Lions host the Texans at the Field House on Saturday, January 26th, tipping at approximately 4:00 p.m.
January 19, 2013
LIONS HOLD OFF GREYHOUNDS, 84-77, IN SATURDAY SHOOT-OUT
COMMERCE, Texas – Saturday’s showdown between A&M-Commerce and Eastern New Mexico was a classic high-tempo affair filled with extended runs and clutch shooting by both squads. But in the end, it was the Lions that landed the final blow, defeating the Greyhounds for the 11th-straight time with an 84-77 victory at the Field House.
January 16, 2013
A&M-COMMERCE HITS STUMBLING BLOCK IN 67-53 LOSS AT WEST TEXAS A&M
CANYON, Texas – Another sluggish shooting night comes back to haunt A&M-Commerce as the Lions fell to West Texas A&M 67-53 at the First United Bank Center in Canyon. It is the second-straight defeat for A&M-Commerce, which scored its second-lowest points output of the season, falling to 10-7 on the year and 3-4 in Lone Star Conference play.
January 15, 2013
WEST TEXAS A&M, EASTERN NEW MEXICO ON TAP FOR LIONS THIS WEEK
A&M-Commerce remains on the road to open up another crucial Lone Star Conference week, traveling to Canyon to face West Texas A&M at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16th. The Lions then return to the Field House for their yearly battle with the Greyhounds of Eastern New Mexico at 4 p.m. Saturday, January 19th in A&M-Commerce’s “Gold Out” game.
January 12, 2013
A&M-COMMERCE DROPS 65-51 ROAD DECISION AT CAMERON
LAWTON, Okla. – A&M-Commerce dug itself another early deficit on the road, only this time the Lions were unable to climb out of the hole, scoring a season-low 51 points in a 65-51 loss to Cameron at Aggie Gymnasium. A&M-Commerce falls to 10-6 on the year and 3-3 in Lone Star Conference play while Cameron improves to 9-5 overall and 5-3 in LSC action.
January 9, 2013
WALKER NOTCHES 202ND CAREER WIN IN 74-66 DEFEAT OF MIDWESTERN STATE
COMMERCE, Texas – A&M-Commerce head coach Sam Walker has seen his share of memorable victories on the Lion sidelines. But Wednesday night at the Field House will go down as one of the most memorable as Walker saw his Lions claw back from a double-digit first half deficit to topple reigning Lone Star Conference champion Midwestern State 74-66, giving him his 202nd career victory and surpassing Jim Gudger as the all-time winningest coach in A&M-Commerce history.
January 8, 2013
LIONS LOOK TO REBOUND FACING MIDWESTERN STATE, CAMERON
A&M-Commerce looks to snap its two-game losing streak with a pair of challenging Lone Star Conference matches. The Lions open up with a rematch of last season’s LSC quarterfinal, facing Midwestern State at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Field House. A&M-Commerce then makes the trip north to Lawton, Okla., taking on Cameron at 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
January 5, 2013
SECOND HALF RALLY COMES UP SHORT IN 75-69 LOSS AT A&M-KINGSVILLE
KINGSVILLE, Texas – Hampton Inn Court has traditionally not been kind to A&M-Commerce and Saturday afternoon was no different as the Lions trailed by nine at the half and their second half rally came up short as A&M-Commerce drops a 75-69 decision to A&M-Kingsville. The loss drops the Lions to 9-5 on the year and 2-2 in Lone Star Conference play as head coach Sam Walker remains tied with Jim Gudger with 201 career victories.
January 2, 2013
SLUGGISH FIRST HALF PROVES COSTLY IN 86-75 LOSS TO INCARNATE WORD
COMMERCE, Texas – A&M-Commerce came out of the gate sluggish and Incarnate Word make it pay, handing the Lions a 86-75 defeat at the Field House Wednesday night. The loss drops A&M-Commerce to 9-4 on the season and 2-1 in Lone Star Conference play as head coach Sam Walker remains tied with Jim Gudger as the all-time winningest coach in program history with 201 victories.
December 31, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE USHERS IN 2013 FACING INCARNATE WORD, A&M-KINGSVILLE
A&M-Commerce welcomes in 2013 with a return to Lone Star Conference action after a two-week hiatus. The Lions host Incarnate Word at the Field House Wednesday, January 2nd, tipping at around 7:30 p.m. A&M-Commerce then makes the trek to the South Texas, battling A&M-Kingsville at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 5th.
December 19, 2012
THREE-POINT CLINIC FUELS LIONS IN 96-88 WIN AT SOUTHERN ARKANSAS
MAGNOLIA, Ark. – A&M-Commerce found its shooting groove Wednesday night, putting on a three-point clinic en route to a 96-88 victory over Southern Arkansas at W.T. Watson Gym. The victory gives head coach Sam Walker his 201st career victory, moving him into a tie with Jim Gudger (1969-83) for the most victories in A&M-Commerce program history.
December 18, 2012
LION ROAD TRIP CONTINUES AT OUACHITA BAPTIST, SOUTHERN ARKANSAS
A&M-Commerce closes out the 2012 calendar year with a pair of Arkansas road games and history potentially in the making. The Lions head to Arkadelphia to meet Ouachita Baptist on Tuesday, December 18th, followed by a visit to Magnolia to face Southern Arkansas on Wednesday, December 19th. Both games are scheduled to tip at 7 p.m.
December 18, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE DROPS 82-76 OVERTIME SLUGFEST AT OUACHITA BAPTIST
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – A&M-Commerce and Ouachita Baptist battled for 40 minutes, combining for 11 ties and 12 lead changes, ultimately resulting in a 69-69 tie at the end of regulation. But the Lions came up short in the overtime period, dropping an 82-76 slugfest to the Tigers at Bill Vining Arena.
December 15, 2012
WALKER NOTCHES 200TH CAREER WIN IN 92-62 ROUT OF DALLAS BAPTIST
DALLAS, Texas – A&M-Commerce head coach Sam Walker saw his Lions put together arguably their best performance of the season as the Lions rout Dallas Baptist 92-62 at the Burg Center, giving Walker his 200th career victory on the A&M-Commerce sidelines.
December 13, 2012
LIONS OPEN THREE-GAME ROAD SWING AT DALLAS BAPTIST SATURDAY
A&M-Commerce steps out of Lone Star Conference play for the final time this season, opening a three-game road trip to close out the 2012 calendar year. The Lions open the swing with a trip into downtown for a showdown with Dallas Baptist at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 15.
December 11, 2012
JASON SMITH NAMED LSC CO-OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
COMMERCE, Texas – A&M-Commerce senior forward Jason Smith has been named the Lone Star Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week, announced today by league officials.
December 8, 2012
SMITH'S DOUBLE-DOUBLE PACES LIONS IN 75-58 VICTORY OVER RAMS
COMMERCE, Texas – Led by a double-double by Jason Smith, A&M-Commerce built a double-digit first half lead, then kept Angelo State at bay in the second half, notching a 75-58 victory over the Rams at the Field House.
December 4, 2012
LAST SECOND JUMPER LIFTS LIONS PAST WILDCATS, 90-88, IN LSC OPENER
ABILENE, Texas – A&M-Commerce looked in control in the waning minutes against Abilene Christian, building a 10-point lead with two minutes remaining in the game. But after a furious Wildcat rally, a critical jumper by Tyrie Wooten with two seconds left lifted the Lions to a 90-88 victory in its 2012-13 Lone Star Conference opener. A&M-Commerce wins its fourth-straight game, improving to 6-2 on the year.
December 3, 2012
LIONS OPEN LONE STAR CONFERENCE PLAY FACING WILDCATS, RAMS
Following an eight-day layoff, A&M-Commerce returns to the court to open up its 2012-13 Lone Star Conference schedule. The Lion open up LSC play on the road, traveling to Abilene for possibly the final time, taking on Abilene Christian Tuesday, December 4th. A&M-Commerce then returns home to welcome Angelo State to the Field House for a 4 p.m. tip on Saturday, December 8th.
November 26, 2012
LIONS MOUNT EARLY LEAD, THEN RALLY TO DEFEAT MULERIDERS, 74-69
COMMERCE, Texas – A&M-Commerce built a commanding first half lead, then had to rally back from a late deficit before finally toppling Southern Arkansas 74-67 at the Field House Monday evening. The Lions notch their third-straight win and improve to 5-2 on the year, handing Southern Arkansas (3-1) its first loss of the season.
November 25, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE RETURNS TO ACTION HOSTING SOUTHERN ARKANSAS MONDAY
A&M-Commerce returns to action following a break for the Thanksgiving holiday, hosting Southern Arkansas at 7 p.m. Monday, November 26th at the Field House.
November 20, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE HOSTS OUACHITA BAPTIST TUESDAY AT THE FIELD HOUSE
A&M-Commerce opens up a two-game homestand when the Lions welcome Ouachita Baptist to the Field House for a 7 p.m. tip on Tuesday, November 20th.
November 20, 2012
LIONS ASSERT THEIR AUTHORITY IN 69-56 VICTORY OVER OUACHITA BAPTIST
COMMERCE, Texas – Four Lions scored in double figures as A&M-Commerce raced out to a 20-point advantage early in the second half and never looked back, downing Ouachita Baptist 69-56 at the Field House. The Lions improve to 4-2 on the year and 2-0 at home, handing the Tigers their first loss of the season.
November 17, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE OUTLASTS UT-PERMIAN BASIN FOR 84-76 VICTORY
STEPHENVILLE, Texas – Three Lions finished in double figures as A&M-Commerce raced out to a commanding first half lead then held off UT-Permian Basin in the second half for an 84-76 victory at Wisdom Gym. A&M-Commerce improves to 3-2 on the year, finishing 1-1 at the Tarleton Texan Tip-Off Classic.
November 16, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE HEADS TO STEPHENVILLE FOR TEXAN TIP-OFF CLASSIC
A&M-Commerce is back on the road for another preseason tournament, heading to Stephenville for the 2012 Taco Bell Tarleton Texan Tip-Off Classic this weekend. The Lions open up the tournament facing former Lone Star Conference opponent East Central at 5 p.m. Friday, November 16, followed by a rematch with UT-Permian Basin on Saturday, November 17 at 5 p.m.
November 16, 2012
SLUGGISH SECOND HALF DOES IN LIONS IN 71-65 LOSS TO EAST CENTRAL
STEPHENVILLE, Texas – A slow start to the second half did in A&M-Commerce Friday evening as the Lions fell behind by double digits and never recovered, dropping a 71-65 decision to East Central. The Lions drop to 2-2 on the year, falling in the opening game of the 2012 Tarleton Texan Tip-Off Classic in Stephenville.
November 13, 2012
LIONS RALLY PAST DALLAS BAPTIST, 91-87, IN OVERTIME THRILLER
COMMERCE, Texas – Trailing by five with one minute left in regulation, A&M-Commerce roared back to force overtime, then never let up as the Lions rally to capture a 91-87 overtime thriller against Dallas Baptist at the Field House. A&M-Commerce improves to 2-1 on the year and captured a victory in its 2012-13 home opener.
November 12, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE OPENS HOME SCHEDULE FACING DALLAS BAPTIST TUESDAY
A&M-Commerce hits the court at the Field House for the first time in 2012-13, hosting Dallas Baptist Tuesday, November 13. Opening tip against the Patriots is set for a 7 p.m. start.
November 10, 2012
LIONS ROAR PAST UT-PERMIAN BASIN, 80-65, FOR SEASON'S FIRST VICTORY
AUSTIN, Texas – Four Lions finished in double figures as A&M-Commerce built a commanding 16-point halftime lead and notched its first victory of the 2012-13 season, defeating UT-Permian Basin 80-65 at the St. Edward’s Shootout. The Lions improve to 1-1 on the year while the Falcons drop to 0-2.
November 9, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE OPENS 2012-13 CAMPAIGN AT ST. EDWARD'S SHOOTOUT
A&M-Commerce tips off the 2012-13 basketball season on the road, heading to Austin for a pair of games at the St. Edward’s Shootout. The Lions open up the season facing host St. Edward’s on Friday, November 9 at 8 p.m., followed by a meeting with UT-Permian Basin on Saturday, November 10 at 5:30 p.m.
November 9, 2012
HALFTIME DEFICIT DOES IN LIONS IN 75-70 LOSS AT ST. EDWARD'S
AUSTIN, Texas – A&M-Commerce dug itself a substantial hole at halftime against St. Edward’s and was unable to claw completely out, falling to the Hilltoppers 75-70 in the 2012-13 season opener at the St. Edward’s Shootout.
November 2, 2012
COME MEET THE 2012-13 LION BASKETBALL TEAMS AT LION HOOP NIGHT
With the 2012-13 A&M-Commerce men’s and women’s basketball seasons getting set to tip off in the coming weeks, don’t miss your chance to get a sneak peak and interact with this year’s squads at Lion Hoop Night on Tuesday, November 6 at 7 p.m.
October 25, 2012
PRESEASON LSC BASKETBALL POLL HAS LION MEN NINTH, WOMEN 11TH
The Lone Star Conference has announced the preseason polls for the 2012-13 men's and women's basketball with the A&M-Commerce men being ranked ninth and the women checking in at 11th. The preseason poll was voted on by the conference's head coaches, sports information directors and media representatives from throughouth the region.
August 28, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE RELEASES 2012-13 MEN'S BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
Texas A&M University-Commerce released its 2012-13 men's basketball schedule today with the Lions facing another challenge heading into the season. The slate consists of 28 games, including 12 at the Field House, as head coach Sam Walker's team strives to build on the momentum gained at the conclusion of 2011-12.