Monday, October 27, 2014

Weekly News - LSC Preseason Basketball Polls, Academic Fraud alleged at LSC school, Football regional rankings out


LSC Preseason BASKETBALL Poll


Men's Poll (LY)
1. Tarleton State - 126 - (1 tie)  12 first place votes
2. Midwestern State - 155 - (1 tie) 5 first place votes
3. Angelo State - 134 - (3)  1 first place vote
4. Texas A&M-Commerce - 117 - (4 tie) 3 first place votes
5. Cameron - 66 - (6)
6. Texas A&M-Kingsville - 59 - (7)
7. Eastern New Mexico - 57 - (4 tie) got a first place vote?
8. West Texas A&M - 48 - (8)

Link to LSC Release
(Link to Youtube Mens Coaches videos)
Preseason Player of the Year - Xavier Blackburn, MSU


Women  Points (LY)
1. West Texas A&M - 227 - (1)   21 first place votes
2. Midwestern State - 198 -(4)   3 first place votes
3. Tarleton State 180 - (2 tie)
4. Texas Woman's - 153 - (2 tie)  2 first place votes
5. Angelo State - 141 - (5)
6. Cameron - 88 - (8)
7. Eastern New Mexico - 64 - (9)
8. Texas A&M-Commerce - 62 - (6 tie)
9. Texas A&M-Kingsville - 57 -(6 tie)

Link to LSC Release
Preseason Player of the Year - Andrea Carter, MSU


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From the Amarillo Globe-News

Video of the meeting between Jose Azarte Jr and WT officials
Ex-WT kicker meets with school administrators PART 1
Ex-WT kicker meets with school administrators PART 2



WT President: coach 'not with with WT anymore'

By Mollie Bryant
West Texas A&M University President J. Patrick O’Brien said assistant football coach Joel Hinton is no longer part of the team following allegations of academic fraud among two Buff football players.
“We work very hard to have a program with integrity, and obviously somebody made a bad mistake, and there are consequences associated with bad mistakes,” O’Brien said Tuesday afternoon.


Ex-kicker alleges West Texas A&M studies fraud

Sophomore says he did receiver's classwork


West Texas A&M University’s athletic director confirmed Monday the university has launched an investigation into the school’s football program after allegations surfaced that another player’s parents took a Spanish test for one of the team’s star players.

Sophomore Jose Azarte Jr., who was a backup placekicker on the Buffs football team until Oct. 13, said he informed WT officials and the NCAA two weeks ago that he completed homework and assignments for Anthony Johnson, a starting wide receiver.
(Complete Article)


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SUPER REGION FOUR
1 Ferris St. 8-0 8-0
2 Colorado St.-Pueblo 6-1 7-1
3 Ohio Dominican 6-1 6-1
4 Colorado Mines 7-1 7-1
5 Indianapolis 7-0 7-1
6 Michigan Tech 6-1 6-1
7 Ashland 7-1 7-1
8 Tex. A&M-Commerce 5-1 6-2
9 Chadron St. 5-2 5-3
10 Angelo St. 5-2 5-2 

SUPER REGION ONE
 1 Bloomsburg 8-0 8-0
 2 Concord 8-0 8-0
 3 California (PA) 7-1 7-1
 4 West Chester 7-1 7-1
 5 Winston-Salem 7-1 7-1
 6 American Int'l 6-1 6-2
 7 Shepherd 6-1 6-1
 8 Virginia St. 6-2 6-2
 9 Slippery Rock 6-2 6-2
 10 West Liberty 5-2 5-3

 SUPER REGION TWO
 1 North Ala. 6-0 7-0
 2 Lenoir-Rhyne 7-0 8-0
 3 Delta St. 6-1 6-1
 4 Tuskegee 6-1 6-2
 5 Valdosta St. 5-2 5-2
 6 West Ga. 6-2 6-2
 7 Carson-Newman 6-1 6-1
 8 Albany St. (GA) 5-2 5-2
 9 Miles 5-2 5-3
 10 Fort Valley St. 5-2 6-2

 SUPER REGION THREE
 1 Minn. Duluth 8-0 8-0
 2 Minn. St. Mankato 8-0 8-0
 3 Sioux Falls 8-0 8-0
 4 Ouachita Baptist 7-0 7-0
 5 Azusa Pacific 7-1 7-1
 6 Pittsburg St. 7-1 7-1
 7 Northwest Mo. St. 7-1 7-1
 8 Humboldt St. 6-1 6-1
 9 Harding 6-1 6-1
 10 Henderson St. 6-1 7-1

Lone Star Conference

Angelo State News

Cameron University

Eastern New Mexico University

MSUMustangs.com

Texas A&M-Commerce

Tarleton State University

Texas A&M-Kingsville

Texas Woman's University

West Texas A&M University

Amarillo Globe News - WT Sports

San Angelo Standard Times : College Sports

Stephenville Empire-Tribune

Times Record News : College Sports

The Commerce Journal - Sports