Wednesday, February 25, 2009

LSC Roundup 2-25

Basketball News
ESPN hoops honors WT star Brister
West Texas A&Ms Emily Brister has been selected as the ESPN The Magazine's Academic All-America player of the year, chosen by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Brister, who suffered a ruptured ACL a couple of weeks ago, is one of only two repeat selections on the first team.

A win and men, women advance to postseason
The situations facing Texas A&M-Kingsville’s basketball teams couldn’t be any clearer. With victories tonight over Tarleton State, both Javelinas ballclubs earn spots in the Lone Star Conference postseason tournament.

“It’s still up to us. I do like that,” A&M-Kingsville men’s coach Pete Peterson said. “I’ve been on the other side where sometimes you’re playing but you’re hoping something else happens somewhere else. This way, we control our own destiny and that’s what we want to do.”

Mustangs seek to clinch top seed in LSC
The Midwestern State men have already clinched a berth in the Lone Star Conference Postseason Tournament. Tonight, the Mustangs have a chance to claim the South Division title and a No. 1 seed.
Showdown for the South

ASU basketball update for Feb. 25
Of note: The Rams can clinch a share of the LSC South title with a win tonight against the team that handed them one of their two South Division losses this season. The Rams would then need to win their regular-season finale to clinch the title outright and go in to the postseason tournament as the No. 1 seed from the South. MSU can clinch that No. 1 seed with a win over the Rams. ... ASU is coming off a 73-63 victory over Eastern New Mexico on Friday. Malik Motnii led the Rams with 17 points. ... MSU is coming off an 88-66 win over Abilene Christian. Nolan Richardson led the Mustangs with 26 points. ... MSU won the earlier meeting between the two teams 95-82 on Jan. 14. Midwestern State leads the all-time series between the two teams 36-20. ASU has won the last to meetings at the Junell Center. ... The Rams will conclude the regular season Saturday on the road at Tarleton State.
Men Appear in NABC Poll

Hounds, Zias end frustrating seasons
As they prepare to wind down painful seasons tonight, both Eastern New Mexico University basketball teams can point to games that got away during 0-11 runs though the Lone Star Conference South Division. The Greyhounds and Zias get their final crack at division success when they host Abilene Christian at Greyhound Arena. Both ENMU teams have lost 13 in a row overall.

Game Day: Mustangs, Rams battle for South supremacy Wednesday in San Angelo
Game Day: MSU faces final road test of the season at Angelo State
Bronchos Move To 7th
UCO Cagers Climb To 14th
Javelinas Hope to Clinch
Texans looking to keep playoff hopes alive in Kingsville
TexAnns find themselves in must win mode this week

Baseball News
Home runs power ACU to win over St. Mary's
Abilene Christian hit three home runs to win its 10th game in the last 11, an 11-7 nonconference win over St. Mary's.

WBU tops Buffs, 4-3
On a rare perfect February day for baseball in the Texas Panhandle baseball - light breeze and temperatures in the 70s - West Texas A&M fell to Wayland Baptist University, 4-3, in non-conference college action Tuesday at the Amarillo National Bank Dilla Villa.

Wayland Baptist Tops Buffaloes, 4-3
Wildcats top Rattlers, 11-7
Lion Tamers
TAMK Baseball has offensive explosion
HSU Sweeps Savage Storm in Road Series
Baseball Rallies Past Cavs

Softball News
Mustangs gain split against TWU
Katie Petersen took a no-hitter into the sixth inning while Alyson Reynolds and Mallory Mooney supplied the offense by launching pair of homers to lead Midwestern State to its 10th straight, win taking a 3-1 decision over Texas Woman’s Tuesday night.

ASU softball update for Feb. 25
Of note: The Rambelles look to win their sixth straight game and second this season against the Hilltoppers when the teams meet for two today. ... ASU is coming off a 5-1 showing at the South Central Shootout over the weekend. The 'Belles opened the tournament with their first loss of the season, 1-0 to Nebraska-Omaha, before rebounding to win their final five games against Pittsburg State, Central Missouri, Fort Hays State, Northwest Missouri State and Washburn. ... St. Edward's is coming off a 1-5 showing at the South Central Shootout. ... ASU is 19-6 all-time against the Hilltoppers, including a 7-2 win earlier this season at the St. Mary's Invitational. ... ASU will be back in action Friday on the road at Texas-Permian Basin.

'Cats split with St. Mary's; Gregoire earns LSC honor
Reynolds, Mooney power Mustangs past TWU in Game 1, 3-1
Pioneers use big inning to take nightcap, 9-1
Big inning helps Pioneers split with Mustangs
Aggies win fourth, fifth straight
Softball Sweeps Twinbill from UCO
Bronchos Drop Twinbill
Cameron sweeps visiting Lady Tigers
Defensive Plays Lift Diamond Zias to Doubleheader Sweep of Mustangs

Softball Splits with NSU
RiverHawks and Bulldogs Spilt Double Header

Other News
ACU men finish ninth at St. Ed's golf tourney
Abilene Christian slipped from eighth to ninth to wind up play at the St. Edward's University golf tournament Tuesday at Grey Rock Club in Austin.

TexAnns win Lady Rattler Classic
ASU Women's Golf Fifth at Lady Rattler
Bronchos Overcome Seminole
Hartline paces A&M-Commerce to fourth place finish in first tourney of spring
Bird Captures Title\RiverHawks Finish Third at Rattler Roundup

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