UTPB hired former Arkansas-Fort Smith head coach Josh Newman in June and he brought with him a history of success.
UT Dallas junior guard Jalen Weber (Houston, Texas) went 5-for-9 from beyond the arc as the Comets drained a school-record 17 three-pointers Thursday night in a 113-73 victory over East Texas Baptist.
WBB Small College Recap: West Texas A&M falls after splitting week slate, Mary Hardin-Baylor loses first game
West Texas A&M fell six spots this week to No. 8 after splitting a pair of two-point games last week. The Lady Buffs suffered their first loss of the season last Thursday as they fell 86-84 to a hot shooting Texas A&M-Kingsville team.
Tarleton State men’s basketball program has always been known for their tough man-to-man defense. But a change in defensive philosophy has spurred the Texans to familiar territory and a six-game win streak under first-year head coach Chris Reisman.
Concordia Texas junior guard Kaycie Dunkerley (Azle, Texas) scored 20-plus points in three of the Tornados' five games during the winter break as they went 4-1 with four consecutive road wins.
St. Edward’s made a huge jump in the poll to No. 11 this week as they have a current seven game win streak and are 13-1 overall this season. The Hilltoppers defeated NAIA Paul Quinn 116-57 last Monday then beat a hot Daemen College team 110-83 on Sunday afternoon.
Texas A&M-Commerce used a 13-0 run at the end of the first quarter to take a nine-point lead it would never relinquish and defeated Midwestern State, 70-57, in front of 654 fans in Lone Star Conference action Thursday night.
Texas A&M-Commerce overcame a sloppy first half and a one-point halftime deficit by shooting 54.1 percent in the second half en route to a 78-64 Lone Star Conference victory on the road over MSU Texas in front of 675 fans Thursday night.
Every team in the American Southwest Conference and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference will take their final extended break of the season next week.