ABILENE - Everything was set up Saturday afternoon for the ACU Wildcats to pull off a bit of an upset, put an end to their two-game losing streak and get back on a winning track.
ABILENE - After back-to-back heartbreaking Southland Conference losses, the ACU Wildcats needed a bounce-back win in the worst way.
Abilene Christian women's basketball watched its late-second half, seven-point lead disappear quickly as Sam Houston State finished the game on an improbable 12-0 run sparked by Shernise Robertson and left Moody Coliseum Thursday night with a 63-58 Southland Conference victory.
During Britt Bonneau's tenure as the head baseball coach at ACU, he's never shied away from putting his team up against the best competition and 2015 will be no different.
The ACU Wildcats couldn't recover from a poor shooting performance in the opening half and they had no answer for McNeese State's top two players as the Cowboys knocked off the Wildcats, 63-56, in a Southland Conference contest at Burton Coliseum.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Abilene Christian women's tennis completed its run at the Indiana Winter Invitational Monday by winning five of eight doubles matches, including a trio of 8-4 victories against the Oregon Ducks.
ABILENE, Texas - Too many second-half turnovers, too little rebounding and way too much Thomas Walkup spelled doom for the ACU Wildcats on Saturday, although they put up a spirited battle against Stephen F. Austin in an 82-64 loss to the Lumberjacks in front of a large and loud Moody Coliseum crowd and a CBS Sports Network national television audience.
ABILENE, Texas - Porsha Roberts scored six of her game-high 25 points in overtime Saturday afternoon as Stephen F. Austin rallied from a seven-point second-half deficit to knock off the ACU Wildcats, 71-69, in a tight Southland Conference contest at Moody Coliseum.
The ACU men's basketball team returns to Moody Coliseum on Saturday coming off the biggest win of the Joe Golding Era and, quite possibly, one of the biggest wins in program history.
The ACU women's team changed a few starter positions and picked up a conference win over McNeese State and are getting ready for their match up with Stephen F. Austin.
The ACU Men's Basketball team has won five of their last six games, but know they have to keep working for the wins.
Abilene Christian women's basketball broke away from its traditional lineup for the first time all season and the change lead to a 75-59 win over McNeese State.
ACU started out with a 4-6 record, but they kept working towards a turn around and now are one of the hottest teams in the Southland Conference.
NATCHITOCHES, La. - Abilene Christian men's basketball recorded a signature victory for the program Tuesday night as the Wildcats held off one of the Southland Conference's premier teams in Northwestern State, 95-81, at Prather Coliseum.
ACU’s offense never found a rhythm Sunday afternoon and turned the ball over 31 times as Nicholls rolled to a 63-39 win over the Wildcats.
ABILENE - Senior guard Harrison Hawkins buried three 3-pointers in the second half to finish with 20 points and LaDarrien Williams posted a 10-point/12-rebound double-double in leading the Wildcats to a big 71-54 decision over Nicholls Saturday afternoon at Moody Coliseum.
Northwestern State came back from a 15-point deficit to defeat the Wildcats, 61-56.
ACU opened Southland Conference play with an 87-70 win over Central Arkansas at Moody Coliseum.
ABILENE - The top defensive team in the Southland Conference put the clamps on the league’s top offensive unit Sunday afternoon as Central Arkansas walked out of Moody Coliseum with a 66-60 win over ACU in the women’s conference opener for both teams.
ABILENE - The ACU Wildcats open Southland Conference play Sunday when they host winless Central Arkansas at 3 p.m at Moody Coliseum. The game is the conference-opener for the Bears as well as the Wildcats.
ABILENE, Texas -- The opening doubleheader of the Southland Conference basketball season for both ACU and Central Arkansas has been pushed back one day because of poor travel conditions for UCA.
ABILENE - The ACU Wildcats will close out the non-conference portion of their 2014-15 schedule Wednesday afternoon when they host longtime rival Angelo State in a women’s basketball game at Moody Coliseum.
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Grand Canyon University built a 17-point lead late in the second half Sunday evening and then held off a late Abilene Christian University offensive barrage as the Antelopes snapped the Wildcats' two-game winning streak with an 83-81 win over ACU in non-conference men's basketball action at GCU Arena.
PHOENIX, Ariz. - Two teams in the midst of transition to NCAA Division I affiliation will square off Sunday afternoon at the GCU Arena when the ACU Wildcats and Grand Canyon Antelopes meet in ACU’s final non-conference tuneup before Southland Conference play begins next Saturday.
The ACU Wildcats knocked off the Golden Eagles, 69-61, to win the Upper Division championship of the Continental Las Vegas Classic at the Orleans Arena.
The nation’s top scoring defense showed its teeth Monday night as Kansas State shut down the high-scoring ACU Wildcats in a 68-53 victory in women’s non-conference basketball action at Bramlage Coliseum.
LAS VEGAS – ACU put together one of its best halves of basketball of the season Monday afternoon as the Wildcats rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit to pull out a 65-59 win over South Carolina State in the Continental Las Vegas Classic at the Orleans Arena.
The Air Force Academy traveled to Moody Coliseum to take on the ACU Wildcats. The Wildcats got ahead quick and took it with a final score of 80-44.
The ACU Wildcats traveled to take on the Boise State Broncos. The Wildcats got behind early and could not make a comeback.
The ACU Wildcats suffered through a horrific shooting second half Wednesday night and Loyola-Chicago was as hot as the Wildcats were cold as the Ramblers pulled away in the final 20 minutes for an 83-44 win at Gentile Arena.
ABILENE - ACU director of athletics Lee De León announced Monday that he has promoted three administrators within the department of athletics.
ABILENE, Texas - Abilene Christian junior guard Parker Wentz scored a game-high 18 points Saturday afternoon as the Wildcats evened their season record with a 76-48 non-conference win over Northern New Mexico at Moody Coliseum.
HOUSTON - The ACU Wildcats played Saturday night’s game against the Houston Cougars exactly the way Wildcat head coach Joe Golding wanted them to play.
ABILENE, Texas - The ACU Wildcats have been working and pursuing their first non-conference NCAA Division I win for a little more than one season. That persistence finally paid off Thursday night when they put together a solid effort on both ends of the floor en route to a 72-61 win over Sacramento State in front of a good crowd at Moody Coliseum.
Abilene Christian's women's basketball team dropped a 61-44 decision at Texas Tech Wednesday morning at the United Supermarkets Arena, in front of 6,447 screaming fans, a majority of them elementary school students attending the game as part of Lady Raider Education Day.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — California-Riverside’s interior size advantage and 3-point shooting helped the Highlanders to a big early lead Saturday and they never looked back as they cruised to a 76-56 win over ACU in non-conference men’s basketball action at the SRC Arena.
ACU’s second-half defensive effort squeezed the life out of Eastern Washington’s offense, and the Wildcats used a big late run to pull away from the Eagles en route to a big 79-72 non-conference win in women’s college basketball action at Moody Coliseum.
ABILENE, Texas - Playing in his first game of the season after serving a one-game suspension, Duquesne guard Jordan Stevens poured in 27 points in 28 minutes to lead the Dukes to a 102-81 win over Abilene Christian in a non-conference game at Moody Coliseum.
TULSA, Okla. - Too much length and athleticism from Tulsa and too many missed open looks by ACU combined to make it a long night on the floor for the Wildcats as the Golden Hurricane took a 65-39 win in non-conference basketball action at the Donald W. Reynolds Center.
One of the biggest regular-season weeks in the history of ACU men's basketball gets started Wednesday night when the Wildcats travel north to take on the Golden Hurricanes and then follow that with a home game Saturday afternoon against Duquesne.
ABILENE, Texas - The ACU Wildcats outscored Howard Payne 20-6 in the opening five minutes of the contest Monday night as they crushed the Lady Jackets, 102-60, in a non-conference women's basketball game at Moody Coliseum.
ACU men's basketball head coach Joe Golding announced Monday that his team has signed four high school players to binding national letters-of-intent for the 2015-16 season.
Abilene Christian swept the league's weekly football honors.
In its first season back in the Southland Conference in 40 years, the ACU Wildcats suffered their fair share of heartbreaking losses, including in the season-opener at Georgia State.
ABILENE - Four consecutive baskets near the start of the second half set the tone for a dominating performance by the Abilene Christian women's basketball team Saturday night at Moody Coliseum, as the Wildcats cruised to a 91-64 victory over Wayland Baptist in their season opener.
Abilene Christian University selects Lee De Leon to become the schools 8th athletic director.
The ACU Wildcats put a bow on their first season as a full member of the Southland Conference.
The ACU Wildcats are getting ready to finish off their first full season as a member of the Southland Conference, and it's gone pretty well.
Four baseball players from Abilene High signed to continue their careers at the next level.
Zach Adkins threw for 238 yards and Daniel Atzenweiler scored three touchdowns to lead Northwestern State University to a 34-10 win Saturday afternoon over Abilene Christian University in a Southland Conference game in Shotwell Stadium.