Abilene Christian freshman forward Suzzy Dimba was named the Women's Basketball Player of the Week after her performance against Texas Tech Sunday.
LUBBOCK – The Dimba twins proved Sunday that you can go home again as they led the ACU Wildcats to one of the biggest wins in program history in their hometown.
LUBBOCK – Florida Atlantic scored the final four points of the game from the free throw line Friday night as the Owls escaped with a 67-63 win over the Wildcats in the Texas Tech World Vision Challenge at the United Spirit Arena.
ABILENE, Texas – If Thursday night is any indication of the type of basketball that's played within the Heartland Conference, it will to be fun to watch, and a little nerve-racking.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s women’s basketball team suffered another tough setback on Thursday evening, falling to Newman University, 60-57, in a Heartland Conference bout at Kimbrell Arena. The loss dropped the War Hawks to 1-8 overall and 1-2 in the Heartland, while the Jets improved to 5-6 on the year and 3-3 in league.
LUBBOCK – The ACU Wildcats return to the floor this weekend for three games in the Texas Tech World Vision Challenge at the United Spirit Arena.
FORT WORTH -- TCU's strength inside was more than the ACU Wildcats could handle Wednesday night as the Lady Frogs bulled their way to an 82-55 win over ACU in women's basketball action at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry’s women’s, basketball team will return to action for the first time in 16 days on Thursday (Dec. 19) evening at 5:30 p.m., when it plays host to Newman University in a Heartland Conference contest at Kimbrell Arena. The War Hawks (1-7, 1-1 HC) will also welcome Oklahoma Panhandle State University’s squad to Abilene on Saturday (Dec. 21; 1 p.m.) to complete the week’s slate of games.
STEPHENVILLE, Texas – Despite shooting 56 percent (29-for-52) from the field, a late Tarleton State University surge grounded McMurry University 89-83 Tuesday evening.
ABILENE – The ACU Wildcats hit a season-best 11 3-pointers Tuesday night as they rolled past Bacone College, 90-63, in non-conference men's college basketball action at Moody Coliseum.
ALPINE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ men’s basketball team won its final game of the first semester with a 68-49 win over Sul Ross State in American Southwest Conference action at the Gallego Center in Alpine on Tuesday night.
ALPINE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ women’s basketball team closed out the fall semester with a 69-62 over Sul Ross State in American Southwest Conference action at the Gallego Center on Tuesday night.
ABILENE – The ACU Wildcats got their busiest week of the season off to a good start Tuesday night as they knocked off the pesky Lady Rams of Texas Wesleyan, 93-69, in non-conference women's college basketball action at Moody Coliseum.
ABILENE, Texas — Howard Payne went 18-for-22 at the free throw line in the second half and was able to rally past Hardin-Simmons for an 88-84 American Southwest Conference win at the Mabee Complex on Saturday night.
SAN ANTONIO – University of the Incarnate Word started fast and toppled McMurry University, 83-56, Saturday afternoon at the McDermott Convocation Center.
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ women’s basketball team used a big second half to beat Howard Payne 72-56 in American Southwest Conference action at the Mabee Complex on Saturday night.
TULSA, Okla. -- Tulsa went on a 14-0 run midway through the second half Saturday afternoon as the Golden Hurricanes pulled away from a cold-shooting ACU women's team as Tulsa beat the Wildcats, 81-61, in a women's basketball non-conference game at the Donald. W. Reynolds Center.
ABILENE, Texas — Texas-Tyler jumped out to a big early lead and HSU never recovered in an 83-55 loss in American Southwest Conference women’s basketball action at the Patriot Center in Tyler on Saturday afternoon.
TYLER, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ men’s basketball team overcame a 15-point second-half deficit to take the lead midway through the second half but Texas-Tyler pulled away down the stretch for a 79-68 American Southwest Conference win on Saturday at the Patriot Center in Tyler.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s women’s basketball team found the going tough versus the No. 17-ranked team in the NAIA, falling to Our Lady of the Lake University, 76-62, at Kimbrell Arena. The loss dropped the War Hawks to 1-7 on the year.
WACO, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ men’s basketball team hit 3-pointers on its first two possessions, but after that Baylor took control in a 104-59 win over the Cowboys on Sunday afternoon at the Ferrell Center.
BALTIMORE, Md. -- The ACU Wildcats shot just 32 percent from the field Saturday afternoon as they completed their 10-game season-opening road swing with a 74-47 loss to Towson in the Battle 4 Atlantis Mainland Tournament at the SECU Arena.
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ women’s basketball team overcame a 20-point second-half deficit to force overtime, but fell 77-67 to Texas-Dallas in the American Southwest Conference opener on Saturday afternoon at the Mabee Complex.
ABILENE, Texas – Three players scored in double figures as McMurry University cruised past Bacone College, 79-59, Saturday afternoon at Kimbrell Arena.
ABILENE, Texas — Texas-Dallas stormed out to a 47-18 halftime lead and the Hardin-Simmons men’s basketball team never recovered in an 80-57 loss in the American Southwest Conference opener at the Mabee Complex in Abilene.
ABILENE, Texas – Alfred Perez scored a game-high 18 points on 9-of-11 shooting, but it wasn't enough as Angelo State University squeezed past McMurry University, 73-70, Friday evening at Kimbrell Arena.
ABILENE - Abilene Christian University presents its third-annual Christmas Slam Tuesday night, Dec. 3 at Moody Coliseum. Festivities begin prior to the start of ACU women's basketball game vs. Texas A&M-Commerce at 5:30 p.m. and will continue through the men's home opener against Hillsdale Baptist.
ABILENE, Texas – Midwestern State University utilized its strong inside game to hand McMurry University a 79-59 non-conference loss at Kimbrell Arena. The War Hawks fell to 1-6 on the year, while the Mustangs improved to 4-3 overall.
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ women’s basketball dropped its home opener 63-54 to Schreiner on Monday night at the Mabee Complex in non-conference action.
SAN ANGELO – Sophomore guard Parker Wentz poured in 19 points and ACU held Northern New Mexico to just 36 percent shooting from the field Saturday evening as ACU won its second straight game with a 78-56 win over the Eagles at the San Angelo Community Medical Center Classic hosted by Angelo State.
ABILENE, Texas – It was a tale of two halves for the McMurry University women’s basketball team, as it suffered a 59-58 Heartland Conference loss to the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith at Kimbrell Arena. The setback dropped the War Hawks to 1-5 overall and 1-1 in the Heartland Conference, while the Lions improved to 1-5 and are also 1-1 in league play.
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ men’s basketball team made a second-half rally to take the lead, but Schreiner was able to pull out a 73-72 win on Saturday afternoon in non-conference action at the Mabee Complex.
SAN ANGELO – LaDarrien Williams and Jacob Lancaster each scored 16 points Friday afternoon as the ACU Wildcats won their first game as an NCAA Division I basketball program with a 62-44 win over Western New Mexico in the San Angelo Community Medical Center Classic hosted by Angelo State.
A rally by the ACU Wildcats fell short on Tuesday night against the TCU Horned Frogs of the Big Twelve Conference.
A buzzer beater by Will Adams gave the War Hawks a 73-71 win over division one UTSA on Monday night.
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ men’s basketball team allowed 53 second-half points and lost its season opener 79-75 to Southwestern on Monday night at the Mabee Complex.
FORT WORTH – Two teams looking for their first wins of the season will renew acquaintances on the hardwood Tuesday night when ACU takes on TCU in men's basketball at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.
IOWA CITY, Iowa – For the first time in their first-year venture into NCAA division I athletics, the ACU Wildcats were completely outplayed on both ends of the floor for 40 minutes as the powerful Iowa Hawkeyes whipped a tired ACU team, 103-41, at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s men’s basketball team won its second-consecutive game to open the 2013-14 season, topping Sul Ross State University, 76-72, at Kimbrell Arena in a non-conference bout. The War Hawks (2-0) led by 10 points at the intermission, before withstanding a second-half surge by the Lobos (0-2).
GEORGETOWN, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ women’s basketball team fell to 0-2 on the young season with an 84-62 loss to Trinity in the Southwestern Invitational in Georgetown.
PUEBLO, Colo. – Keshia Collins scored a team-high 20 points on 8-of-13 shooting from the field, but it wasn't enough as Colorado State University-Pueblo used a fast start to bury McMurry University, 69-49.
GEORGETOWN, Texas — Southwestern outscored Hardin-Simmons 52-29 in the second half and overtook the Cowgirls 87-78 in the first game of the Melanie Chonko era in women’s basketball on Friday evening in Georgetown.
IOWA CITY, Iowa – The ACU men's basketball team will be back on the road Sunday afternoon when they take on the undefeated Iowa Hawkeyes of the Big 10 Conference at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
PUEBLO, Colo. – McMurry University’s women’s basketball team will take part in the 30th annual Al Kaly Shrine Classic at CSU-Pueblo this coming Friday and Saturday (Nov. 15-16). The War Hawks (0-2) will take on host CSU-Pueblo on Friday (2 p.m. CT) and face Colorado School of the Mines on Saturday (6 p.m. CT), both at Massari Arena.
HSU will open the season on Monday night against Southwestern at 7 p.m. at the Mabee Complex.
ABILENE, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons’ women’s basketball team will have a new leader for the 2013-14 season and the Cowgirls return 11 players that have helped to make the transition a smooth one.
OLEAN, N.Y. – St. Bonaventure scored the final five points of the first half and the first nine points of the second half Monday to break open a close game as they went on to a 75-47 victory over Abilene Christian at a rowdy Reilly Center in men's non-conference college basketball action.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – McMurry University’s women’s basketball team suffered a tough loss in its second game of the St. Mary’s Classic, falling to Texas A&M University-Kingsville, 60-58. The contest featured six ties and 12 lead changes.
BEAUMONT, Texas – It may not have officially counted, but McMurry University’s men’s basketball team gave NCAA Division I foe Lamar University all it wanted in an exhibition game, before eventually falling on the road, 66-62. The War Hawks actually led, 59-58, in the waning minutes but could not get a field goal the final 3:22 of the game.
FRISCO – The ACU men and women will each play a pair of Southland Conference games on ESPN3 as part of the conference's record 83 broadcast opportunities during the 2013-14 season, the league announced Thursday. Included in the package are 63 men's games and 20 women's games that will be broadcast nationally or regionally.