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LSC BASKETBALL
Lone Star Conference basketball teams have hit the court with 16 of the league’s 17 teams in action. Five
women’s teams started the season 2-0, while four men’s squads are unbeaten after one week of play.
	 The LSC men have a 10-5 overall record so far this season. In the NCAA South Central Region, the men’s
teams are currently 4-2 combined versus Heartland Conference teams and 5-3 against the Rocky Mountain
Athletic Conference.
	 The LSC women are 12-4 overall. The women’s squads are currently 4-2 combined against the Heartland, and
4-2 versus RMAC teams, which are the other conferences in the NCAA South Central Region.
PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
MEN’S OFFENSIVE
Bretson McNeal, Midwestern State University, SR, Guard, Minneapolis, Minn., DeLaSalle HS
McNeal was perfect from the floor while connecting on a career-high six 3-pointers to lead No. 22-ranked
Midwestern State to a season opening 103-52 win over Oklahoma City Saturday night at D.L. Ligon Coliseum.
The senior guard from Minneapolis hit each of his six shots from beyond the arc and was 4-for-4 from the free
throw line on his way to 22 points. He also grabbed three rebounds, dished out two assists and made two steals
in 21 minutes against the Stars.
MEN’S DEFENSIVE
EJ Reed, Tarleton State University, SR, Forward, Mesquite, Texas, Mesquite HS
Reed not only leads the No. 2-ranked Texans in scoring, but he is tops in rebounds, blocks and steals, too. The
senior from Mesquite posted a double-double of 16 points, 11 rebounds against Adams State and 21 points,
9 rebounds, 3 steals, and 2 blocks versus UC-Colorado Springs. Reed also had a 4-block game to go along with
winning Tournament MVP honors for the 2-0 Texans.
WOMEN’S OFFENSIVE
Bailey Wipff, Tarleton State University, JR, Guard, Lubbock, Texas, Coronado HS
Wipff was named the Most Outstanding Player of the TexAnn Tip-Off Classic after scoring 31 points on 12-23
shooting from the floor for a .522 shooting percentage, including 6-14 for a .429 percentage from downtown.
She added six rebounds and three assists to lift Tarleton over Concordia-Irvine Friday and Texas A&M
International Saturday.
WOMEN’S DEFENSIVE
Sasha Watson, West Texas A&M University, JR, Guard, Amarillo, Texas, Palo Duro HS
Watson had another strong start defensively for the Lady Buffs. She had nine steals to just three turnovers
leading the team to 31 steals for the two games in a pair of wins at Colorado Mines and against No. 19 Colorado
Mesa. Watson went 8 of 19 from the field (.421), while burying one triple in four attempts and pulled down six
rebounds including four on the defensive end. The junior had 11 assists to lead the team as she helped lead WT
to holding the opposition to .317 from the field and 45.0 points for the two games. Against #19 Colorado Mesa,
she had six assists and seven steals helping bring the Lady Buffs back from a 10-point deficit in the second half
for a 56-48 win. Her seven steals against CMU ties her career-high set last season against Oklahoma Christian.
Watson had a team-high 14 points against the Mavericks on 5 of 14 shooting and one triple with three free
throws.
MEN’S OTHER TOP PERFORMERS
	 Shelton Boykin, Angelo State University, showed that he was a solid addition for the Rams as he led the
squad with 18 points against Adams State and then improved upon that with a 24 point performance the
following afternoon against the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. With 42 total points scored, a 21
point per game average, the senior forward was selected to the Texan Tip-off Classic All-Tournament Team. He
is currently tied for first in the LSC in total points scored thus far this year (42) and second in average points
scored per game (21). The junior shot 15-for-25 on field goals, was 4-for-5 on 3-pointers and went 8-for-9 from
the foul line. His 13 total rebounds for the week was a team second, 10 of which were defensive and three of
which were offensive. Boykin also contributed four steals to the Rams defensive efforts.
	 David Chavlovich, West Texas A&M University, the defending Lone Star Conference Freshman of the Year
started off the 2015-16 campaign strong this past weekend as the sophomore guard averaged 21.0 points
per game for the Buffs who went 1-1 at the Fort Lewis Skyhawk Regional Challenge in Durango, Colorado. The
Arlington native tallied 21 points in each of WT’s games in Durango while going 13-of-24 (54.2%) from the floor
including 8-of-15 (53.3%) from long range and 8-of-13 (61.5%) from the charity stripe to go along with four
rebounds and a steal.
	 Jamaal Brantley, Cameron University, led the Aggies in scoring and rebounding through the first two contests
of the season, while averaging a double-double with 19.5 points and 10 rebounds and shooting almost 57
percent from the field. Against Newman, he went 9-14 from the field and made one three pointer while totaling
21 points in 31 minutes of action. He grabbed 12 rebounds, with five of those coming on the offensive side of
the ball, while dishing out three assists. In the win over Oklahoma Christian, Brantley shot on even 50 percent
from the field while scoring 18 points in 27 minutes. He grabbed eight rebounds to lead CU, three coming on
offense.
MEN’S STANDINGS
School	 LSC	 Overall	Streak
Angelo State 	 0-0	 2-0	 W2
Tarleton State 	 0-0	 2-0	 W2
Texas A&M-Kingsville 	 0-0	 2-0	 W2
Midwestern State 	 0-0	 1-0	 W1
Cameron 	 0-0	 1-1	 W1
Texas A&M-Commerce 	 0-0	 1-1	 L1
West Texas A&M 	 0-0	 1-1	 W1
Eastern New Mexico 	 0-0	 0-2	 L2
	
WOMEN’S STANDINGS
School	 LSC	 Overall	Streak
Cameron 	 0-0	 2-0	 W2
Tarleton State 	 0-0	 2-0	 W2
Texas A&M-Kingsville 	 0-0	 2-0	 W2
Texas Woman’s 	 0-0	 2-0	 W2
West Texas A&M 	 0-0	 2-0	 W2
Eastern New Mexico 	 0-0	 1-1	 L1
Texas A&M-Commerce 	 0-0	 1-1	 L1
Midwestern State 	 0-0	 0-2	 L2
Angelo State 	 0-0	 0-0	 ---
MEN’S SCHEDULE
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Arlington Baptist at Angelo State, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Texas A&M-Kingsville at St. Mary’s, 7:30 p.m.
Delta State at Tarleton State, 7:30 p.m.
Huston-Tillotson at Texas A&M-Commerce, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Lubbock Christian at West Texas A&M, 7 p.m.
Midwestern State at Colorado State - Pueblo, 8 p.m.
Friday, November 20, 2015
Colorado Mesa at Cameron, 6:30 p.m.
Schreiner at Angelo State, 7 p.m.
Eastern New Mexico at Western State, 8 p.m.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
New Mexico Highlands at West Texas A&M, 4 p.m.
Bacone at Tarleton State, 7 p.m.
St. Edward’s at Angelo State, 7 p.m.
Colorado Mesa at Eastern New Mexico, 8 p.m.
Cameron at Western State Colorado, 8 p.m.
Midwestern State at Adams State, 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Ohio Valley at Texas A&M-Kingsville, 6 p.m.
WOMEN’S SCHEDULE
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Arlington Baptist at Angelo State, 5 p.m.
Cameron at Emporia State, 5:30 p.m.
Southern Arkansas at Texas A&M-Commerce, 6 p.m.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Our Lady of the Lake at Tarleton State, 5:30 p.m.
West Texas A&M at St. Edward’s, 6 p.m.
Texas Wesleyan at Midwestern State, 7 p.m.
Texas A&M-Kingsville at Texas A&M Int’l, 7 p.m.
Friday, November 20, 2015
Eastern New Mexico at Lubbock Christian, 7 p.m.
LONE STAR CONFERENCE BASKETBALL
WEEKLY RELEASE | NOVEMBER 17, 2015
Contact: Melanie Robotham | Assistant Commissioner | Office: 972-234-0033 x. 103 |
E-mail: melanie@lonestarconference.org | www.lonestarconference.org | Twitter: @LoneStarConf
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	 EJ Reed, Tarleton State University, showed off his all-around game at the Texan Tip-Off Classic by posting 21
points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 blocks in the season opening win. Reed followed up with a double-double of
16 points, 11 rebounds and 4 blocks for the No. 2-ranked Texans. After averaging 18.5 points and 10 rebounds
in the two wins, Reed was named Tournament MVP.
	 Brady Patterson, Eastern New Mexico University, over the course of two games led the team in offense with
a combined 22 points. The true freshman guard shot 45 percent from the floor during the outing and went 3-8
from beyond the arc. He also recorded four assists, four steals and five total rebounds. He also ranked third in
minutes, averaging 23 minutes a game. All of this accomplished in his first ever collegiate game.
	 Trevor Fuller, Midwestern State University, led a stout Midwestern State defensive effort as the Mustangs
rolled to a season-opening 103-52 win over traditional NAIA powerhouse Oklahoma City Saturday night at D.L.
Ligon Coliseum. The junior from Dallas swatted four shots while grabbing five rebounds in 19 minutes as MSU
with 12 rejections as a team. The Mustangs limited Oklahoma City to 31.4-percent shooting and didn’t allow a
field goal in the opening 10 minutes of the contest. Fuller made three highlight reel dunks to account for each
of his six points.
	 Prince Foster, Angelo State University, provided great depth for the Rams on both sides of the ball this past
week. The Miami, Florida native leads the LSC producing six total blocks over the two game stretch with five
coming in ASU’s season opener against Adams State. The junior also added four defensive rebounds and three
steals to the mix. Offensively, he shot .545 on field goals, .778 from the foul line, totaled 19 points and tallied 2
assists for the week.
	 Ryan Quaid, West Texas A&M University, had a strong opening weekend for the Buffs as the talented guard
averaged 7.0 rebounds per contest to go along with 10.5 points as WT went 1-1 at the Fort Lewis Skyhawk
Regional Challenge in Durango, Colorado. Quaid went 6-of-11 from the floor to shoot 54.5% while also tallying
a 64.3% shooting clip from the charity stripe as he went 9-14. The Fort Collins native tied a team high with 21
rebounds on the weekend with nine offensive and 14 defensive to average 7.0 per game.
WOMEN’S OTHER TOP PERFORMERS
	 Sarah Stinnett, Eastern New Mexico University, started the season strong, with a 15-point, five-assist
outburst in a win over Adams State. She followed with eight points and three assists against Fort Lewis. For the
season, Stinnett is shooting 40 percent from the floor.
	 Michaela Neuhaus, West Texas A&M University, was a huge part of the Lady Buffs’ 2-0 start as she finished
the week 7 of 12 from the field (.583), 4 of 6 from beyond the arc (.667) and 4 of 5 from the line. Neuhaus
was 5 of 6 from the field and 4 of 5 from beyond the arc, while going 4 of 4 from the line in the season-opener
at Colorado Mines with six assists and five steals. She followed that with six points, one block and two steals
in the 56-48, come-from-behind victory over #19 Colorado Mesa. Neuhaus’ six assists and five steals against
Colorado Mines were career-highs.
	 Princess Davis , Texas A&M University - Commerce, picked up where she left off last season racking up assists
in each game this pass week including eight against MSU-Denver. Davis also contributed from the line shooting
77.8% (7-9) and defensively with four steals.
	 Kaylin Roher, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, led Texas A&M-Kingsville with 15.0 points and 3.0 steals
per game over the weekend. She helped the Javelinas defeat Texas A&M International in the season opener
to snap a 27-game losing streak, the second longest active streak in Division II. That game saw the junior score
nine points, grab four rebounds and get two steals. Roher followed with a 21-point contest against Concorida
(Calif.). She scored a game-high 21 points with four three-pointers and four steals. In the final 6:53, she scored
11 points while helping the Javelinas finished the game on a 24-2 run.
	 Ikpeaku Iwobi, Tarleton State University, was named the to TexAnn Tip-Off Classic all-tournament team after
averaging a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds a game and guiding the TexAnns to a 2-0 start. The
junior helped hold opponents to a .336 field goal percentage and limiting them to only 52 points per game.
	 Erin Maxwell, Texas Woman’s University, helped the Pioneers to a 2-0 start to the season with two regional
wins at Ashbrook Classic on Nov. 13-14. She averaged a near double-double with 11.5 points, 9.5 rebounds
and 2.5 blocks and was selected to the All-Tournament Team. Maxwell scored 13 points and pulled down 13
rebounds in the season opener against St. Mary’s on Friday and then posted 10 points, 6 rebounds and 4 blocks
against Rogers State on Saturday. She shot 47.8 percent from the floor in the two games.
	 Mirando Moore, Eastern New Mexico University, was part of a strong defensive showing by the Greyhounds,
as the season opened last weekend. She led the team with seven steals, which proved to be crucial, as ENMU
outscored Adams State 21-0 in points off turnovers in the first half. Moore also had four steals and a blocked
shot against Fort Lewis. In addition to her defensive performance, Moore converted 10 of 12 attempts at the
free throw line and averaged 15 points per game.
	 Amari Jones, Texas A&M University - Commerce, had a big week this weekend averaging 9.5 points per game
and locking down on defense with three blocks and three steals. Jones best performance of the weekend was
against Metro State where she recorded a team high 15 points and three blocks.
MEN’S NOTES (Submitted by LSC SID’s)
Angelo State	
Angelo State University	
After starting the year with a pair of wins against Adams State and the University of Colorado at Colorado
Springs the Rams now sit at 2-0. ASU currently leads the Lone Star Conference with 181 total points scored and
is sitting at second in both the offense scoring average (90.5) and scoring margin (9.0) categories. With its LSC
leading .826 free throw shooting percentage, Angelo State has capitalized off of fouls dropping in 57-69 from
the foul line this past week. Junior guard Shelton Boykin showed that he was a solid addition for the Rams as
he led the squad with 18 points against Adams State and then a 24 point performance the following afternoon
against the UCCS. With 42 total points scored and a 21 point per game average he was selected to the Texan
Tip-off Classic All-Tournament Team. With a team leading 59 minutes played over the past two games, Omari
Gudul chalked up his first double-double of the season in the team’s season opener with an 11 point and 11
rebound showing. The sole returner from last season led the squad with a LSC second 18 total rebound which is
Saturday, November 21, 2015
New Mexico Highlands at West Texas A&M, 2 p.m.
St. Mary’s at Texas A&M-Kingsville, 2 p.m.
Colorado State - Pueblo at Midwestern State, 2 p.m.
Colorado Christian at Texas Woman’s, 2 p.m.
Western New Mexico at Angelo State, 2 p.m.
Oklahoma Christian at Cameron, 2 p.m.
LeTourneau at Texas A&M-Commerce, 4 p.m.
Texas Wesleyan at Tarleton State, 5 p.m.
Texas-Permian Basin at Eastern New Mexico, 5 p.m.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Colorado State - Pueblo at Texas Woman’s, 2 p.m.
Colorado Christian at Midwestern State, 2 p.m.
LAST WEEK’S RESULTS
Complete results at lonestarconference.org.
WEEKLY AWARDS
Date	Men’s Offensive
N-17 	 Bretson McNeal, Midwestern State
Date	 Men’s Defensive
N-17	 EJ Reed, Tarleton State
Date	 Women’s Offensive
N-17	 Bailey Wipff, Tarleton State
Date	 Women’s Defensive
N-17	 Sasha Watson, West Texas A&M
A L L E N , T E X A S
LSC BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
MARCH 2-3-4-5 | ALLEN, TEXAS
LSC, CITY OF FRISCO TO HOST 2016
MEN’S BASKETBALL ELITE EIGHT
The NCAA awarded the 2016 Division II Men’s
Basketball Elite Eight to the city of Frisco, Texas.
The Lone Star Conference and Frisco Convention &
Visitors Bureau will host the event March 23-24-26.
	 The Elite Eight will take place in the state of Texas
for the first time ever at Dr Pepper Arena, a multi-
purpose sports and entertainment venue that seats
about 5,000 for basketball.
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averaging the 6’10” forward 9.0 rebounds per game.
Gudul also contributed a team second five blocks and
five assists to the mix, while adding 20 points to his
totals.
Cameron	
1-1 last week.
Eastern New Mexico	
0-2 last week.
Midwestern State	
Midwestern State claimed a win its fifth consecutive
season opener beating tradition NAIA power
Oklahoma City 103-52 Saturday night at D.L. Ligon
Coliseum... The Mustangs opened the season
ranked 22nd in the NABC Division II Top 25 and were
seventh in both the D2 Media Poll and Sporting News
Preseason Poll... MSU knocked down 14 triples in
the season opener against Oklahoma City which was
the most since the Mustangs buried 19 against East
Central (Okla.) on Jan. 5, 2009... Senior guard Bretson
McNeal matched a career high with six 3-pointers
going 6-for-6 from beyond the arc on his way to a
game-high 22 points... Senior point guard Jordan
Stevens connected three 3-pointers to finish with 21
points, seven assists and five rebounds... Senior guard
Hershell Grant notched a career-high 14 points with
a pair of triples which pulling down five rebounds in
23 minutes... Junior guard Sheldon Hagigal hit two
3-pointers and was a perfect 8-for-8 from the charity
stripe to finish with 16 points off of the bench...
Senior forward Khapri Alston recorded 10 points and
six rebounds in his first start at MSU... Junior forward
Trevor Fuller swatted four shots while sophomore
Nick Powell rejected three as the Mustangs finished
with 12 blocked shots as a team against Oklahoma
City...
Tarleton State	
The No. 2-ranked Texans started the season 2-0 at the
Texan Tip-Off Classic with a 75-66 win over Colorado-
Colorado Springs and a 84-77 win over Adams State.
Since the Tip-Off Classic began in 2004, the Texans
are 23-1 all-time in their home tournament and have
now won eight straight games in the Classic. Charles
Hill and Michael Hardge were named to the Tip-Off
Classic All-Tournament Team and EJ Reed was named
the Tournament MVP. Tarleton will take on Delta
State on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Texas A&M-Commerce	
1-1 last week.
Texas A&M-Kingsville	
2-0 last week.
West Texas A&M	
The West Texas A&M Buffaloes used five players in
double-figures highlighted by David Chavlovich with
21 points as the Buffs topped New Mexico Highlands,
89-74 at Whalen Gymnasium on the campus of Fort
Lewis to wrap-up the Skyhawk Regional Challenge
in Durango, Colorado on Saturday night. The Buffs
move to 1-1 on the season following a 91-81 loss to
Fort Lewis on Friday night in the season opener. In
Saturday night’s win, the Buffs went 31-63 (49.2%)
from the floor including 10-32 (31.2%) from deep and
17-27 (63%) from the charity stripe to go along with
38 rebounds (13 offensive, 25 defensive, 30 fouls, 16
assists, 12 turnovers, two blocks and eight steals on
the night. The Buffs were led by Chavlovich with 21
points followed by Jordan Evans with 15, Ryan Quaid
with 12, Joseph Prince with 11 and Jeff Bonner with
10. The Buffs open their 2015-16 home schedule on
Thursday night as they host the Chaps of Lubbock
Christian with tipoff set for 7 p.m. at the First United
Bank Center in Canyon. The Chaps will enter Thursday
with a 1-1 record as they topped Regis (72-54) before
falling to #10 Colorado School of Mines (83-68)
during the RMAC/Heartland Conference Challenge in
Golden, Colorado.
WOMEN’S NOTES (Submitted by LSC
SID’s)
Angelo State	
Did not play last week.
Cameron	
The Aggies opened their season at home with a 2-0
start following wins over Harding and East Central.
Cameron stunned Harding in the season opener with
a 66-65 come from behind win after Caitlin Clancy
shot a three pointer with two seconds remaining. The
Aggies were outshot by the Lady Bison from the field
38.6% to 36.7% and outrebounded by two with 38.
The offensive spread for the Aggies was split between
nine individuals with Brittany Hill coming up with 12
and both Charron Montgomery and Clancy having 11.
DJ Vallier and Briana Underwood paced CU in boards
with five each. A strong fourth quarter by the Aggie
women paved the way to a 63-49 over East Central
the following day as Cameron held the Tigers to five
points in the final 10 minutes with Dayla Threatt
leading the Aggies with 15 points. CU shot 48.9 (23-
47) from the field and 31.6% (6-19) from the arc.
Eastern New Mexico	
The Eastern New Mexico Univeristy women’s
basketball team registered a dominant performance
in their season-opening, 80-54 victory over Adams
State, last Friday. The win marked the first time since
the 2006-07 season that the team opened the season
with a victory. That season also marked the last
time ENMU finished over .500. In charging to a 38-
25 halftime lead over the Grizzlies, the Greyhounds
committed just one turnover and held a decisive 21-0
lead in points scored off turnovers. Sarah Stinnett
led ENMU at intermission with 13 points and two
assists, while Mikaehla Conner had five points and
five rebounds. The Hounds continued to dominate
and held a 10-point advantage in points scored in the
final quarter of play. For the game, ENMU shot 41
percent from the floor and limited ASU to just 28.6
percent. Miranda Moore scored 14 points, dished out
three assists and had three steals, while Briana White
chipped in 13 points and five caroms. On Saturday,
the Hounds dropped a wild contest against Fort
Lewis. After 11 lead changes, the Skyhawks managed
to hold on for a 67-64 win, with Eastern missing a last-
second three-point attempt. Eastern held a slim 26-
23 half time lead. Neither team managed a double-
digit lead at any point of the game. Eastern held a
39.4- 31.6 percent edge in shooting percentage,
but FLC had a slim 46-42 lead on the boards. Moore
paced ENMU with 16 points, four steals, three assists,
and five rebounds. Johna McClelland added 10 points
and seven rebounds. This weekend, Eastern will play
in the Lubbock Christian Tournament.”
Midwestern State	
Midwestern State opened the 2015-16 season 0-2
for the first time since 2010-11 with setbacks to
Rogers State (51-48) and St. Mary’s (81-58) at MSU’s
Ashbrook Classic at D.L. Ligon Coliseum last weekend.
Sophomore guard Whitney Taylor led the Mustangs
with 8.5 points while freshman forward Kendriana
Washington added 8.0 points. Washington and
freshman forward McKenna Villegas were the top
rebounders for the Mustangs with 6.0 boards a game.
MSU opponents finished with a 42.1 percent (48-
of-114) clip from the field over the weekend while
shooting 42.4 percent (14-of-33) from behind the arc.
Rogers State capitalized on 17 Mustangs turnovers in
the season opener Friday, scoring 18 points off MSU
miscues to overcome a first half deficit and grab a
fourth quarter lead. St. Mary’s finished the night
with 12 three-pointers, building a 28-6 first quarter
advantage with six triples to distance itself early
from the Mustangs. Midwestern State hosts Texas
Wesleyan Wednesday at 7 p.m. before traveling to
Denton for the Marriott Champions Circle Pioneer
Premiere (Nov. 21-22) to face Colorado State-Pueblo
and Colorado Christian.
Tarleton State	
The TexAnns opened the season with a 2-0 record
behind wins over Concordia-Irvine and Texas A&M-
International at the TexAnn Tip-Off Classic. Bailey
Wipff was named the tournament MVP while Ikpeaku
Iwobi and Meagan O’Dell were named to the all
tournament team. The TexAnns will look to continue
their winning ways Wednesday night with a 5:30 p.m.
contest against Our Lady of the Lake in Wisdom Gym.
Texas A&M-Commerce	
A&M-Commerce had a successful weekend in Pueblo,
Colo. participating in the CSU-Pueblo Al Kaly Shrine
Classic. The Lions defeated MSU-Denver on Friday,
November 13 63-59 but fell short against host CSU-
Pueblo 62-68. The Lions will have their home opener
Tuesday, November 17 against Southern Arkansas
whom they are 10-0 against at home and are on a
current 14 game winning streak.
Texas A&M-Kingsville	
Texas A&M-Kingsville won both of its games at
the TexAnn Tip-Off Classic over the weekend...
Defeated Texas A&M International 60-57 in the
season opener... Downed Concordia (Calif.) 62-44 on
Saturday... Win over the Dustdevils snapped a 27-
game losing streak, the second longest active streak
in Dvision II... Started a season 2-0 for the first time
since the 2007-08 season... Kaylin Roher led the Blue
and Gold with 15.0 points and 3.0 steals per game...
Scored 21 points against the Eagles... 11 of her points
came in the final 6:53 as the Hogs ended the game
on a 24-2 run... Both TaSheena Moore and Joslyn
Smith averaged 8.0 ppg... Smith led team with 6.5
rpg... Lily Hospers was second with 5.0 rpg... Ashley
Viera scored eight points, all coming at the free throw
line... TAMUK plays at Texas A&M International on
Wednesday and hosts St. Mary’s Saturday afternoon.
Texas Woman’s	
TWU opened the season with two regional wins at
Ashbrook Classic hosted by Midwestern State on Nov.
13-14. The Pioneers drained 26 free throws and shot
48.1 percent in the second half to capture a 77-72
win over St. Mary’s in the season opener on Friday
and then used a late third-quarter run to capture a
56-41 win over Rogers State on Saturday. Junior Erin
Maxwell averaged a near double-double with a team-
best 11.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks and was
selected to the All-Tournament Team. Senior Danielle
Westerfield was also selected to the all-tournament
team after averaging 9.0 points and 5.5 rebounds
while shooting 62.5 percent. Freshman Kara Mitchell
made her collegiate debut with a bang, leading the
Pioneers in scoring against St. Mary’s. She came off
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the bench and scored 17 points on 5-for-10 shooting
from the floor and 7-for-8 from the free-throw line.
The Pioneers will return to action when they make
their home debut and host their annual Marriott
Champions Circle Pioneer Premiere on Nov. 21-22.
TWU will face Colorado Christian on Nov. 21 and
Colorado State-Pueblo on Nov. 22. Both games are at
4:00 p.m. in Kitty Magee Arena.
West Texas A&M	
The #9 Lady Buffs opened the season with a pair of
wins in Colorado as WT won 65-42 at Colorado Mines
and then battled back from a 10-point deficit in the
second half against #19 Colorado Mesa for a thrilling
56-48 victory...WT outscored CMU 16-5 in the fourth
quarter for the win after trailing 43-40 entering the
final stanza...It was a tale of good and bad shooting
for the Lady Buffs as they shot 52 percent against
Colorado Mines and then struggled shooting 38
percent against CMU...Head coach Kristen Mattio
began her first coaching job 2-0...Against Colorado
Mines, 10 of 13 players scored with senior Michaela
Neuhaus leading the way with 16 points, six assists
and five steals, while going 5 of 6 from the field and
4 of 5 from range with two free throws...Wichita
State transfer Alie Decker scored 13 points on 5 of 8
shooting with three triples in her first game in a Lady
Buff uniform...All nine players scored against CMU...
WT was just 3 of 11 from range and 13 of 23 from
the line, but pulled down 11 offensive rebounds and
forced 21 CMU miscues, while recording a season-
high 17 steals...Junior Sasha Watson was the lone
Lady Buff in double figures with 14 points as she
helped bring the team back in the fourth quarter...
Watson had six assists and seven steals...The Lady
Buffs conclude the road trip at St. Edward’s on
Wednesday before returning home for the 2015-16
home-opener Saturday at 2 p.m. against New Mexico
Highlands in the First United Bank Center.

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  • 1. Integrity | Tradition | Academic Excellence | LONE STAR CONFERENCE | Community | Respect | Commitment LSC BASKETBALL Lone Star Conference basketball teams have hit the court with 16 of the league’s 17 teams in action. Five women’s teams started the season 2-0, while four men’s squads are unbeaten after one week of play. The LSC men have a 10-5 overall record so far this season. In the NCAA South Central Region, the men’s teams are currently 4-2 combined versus Heartland Conference teams and 5-3 against the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The LSC women are 12-4 overall. The women’s squads are currently 4-2 combined against the Heartland, and 4-2 versus RMAC teams, which are the other conferences in the NCAA South Central Region. PLAYERS OF THE WEEK MEN’S OFFENSIVE Bretson McNeal, Midwestern State University, SR, Guard, Minneapolis, Minn., DeLaSalle HS McNeal was perfect from the floor while connecting on a career-high six 3-pointers to lead No. 22-ranked Midwestern State to a season opening 103-52 win over Oklahoma City Saturday night at D.L. Ligon Coliseum. The senior guard from Minneapolis hit each of his six shots from beyond the arc and was 4-for-4 from the free throw line on his way to 22 points. He also grabbed three rebounds, dished out two assists and made two steals in 21 minutes against the Stars. MEN’S DEFENSIVE EJ Reed, Tarleton State University, SR, Forward, Mesquite, Texas, Mesquite HS Reed not only leads the No. 2-ranked Texans in scoring, but he is tops in rebounds, blocks and steals, too. The senior from Mesquite posted a double-double of 16 points, 11 rebounds against Adams State and 21 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals, and 2 blocks versus UC-Colorado Springs. Reed also had a 4-block game to go along with winning Tournament MVP honors for the 2-0 Texans. WOMEN’S OFFENSIVE Bailey Wipff, Tarleton State University, JR, Guard, Lubbock, Texas, Coronado HS Wipff was named the Most Outstanding Player of the TexAnn Tip-Off Classic after scoring 31 points on 12-23 shooting from the floor for a .522 shooting percentage, including 6-14 for a .429 percentage from downtown. She added six rebounds and three assists to lift Tarleton over Concordia-Irvine Friday and Texas A&M International Saturday. WOMEN’S DEFENSIVE Sasha Watson, West Texas A&M University, JR, Guard, Amarillo, Texas, Palo Duro HS Watson had another strong start defensively for the Lady Buffs. She had nine steals to just three turnovers leading the team to 31 steals for the two games in a pair of wins at Colorado Mines and against No. 19 Colorado Mesa. Watson went 8 of 19 from the field (.421), while burying one triple in four attempts and pulled down six rebounds including four on the defensive end. The junior had 11 assists to lead the team as she helped lead WT to holding the opposition to .317 from the field and 45.0 points for the two games. Against #19 Colorado Mesa, she had six assists and seven steals helping bring the Lady Buffs back from a 10-point deficit in the second half for a 56-48 win. Her seven steals against CMU ties her career-high set last season against Oklahoma Christian. Watson had a team-high 14 points against the Mavericks on 5 of 14 shooting and one triple with three free throws. MEN’S OTHER TOP PERFORMERS Shelton Boykin, Angelo State University, showed that he was a solid addition for the Rams as he led the squad with 18 points against Adams State and then improved upon that with a 24 point performance the following afternoon against the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. With 42 total points scored, a 21 point per game average, the senior forward was selected to the Texan Tip-off Classic All-Tournament Team. He is currently tied for first in the LSC in total points scored thus far this year (42) and second in average points scored per game (21). The junior shot 15-for-25 on field goals, was 4-for-5 on 3-pointers and went 8-for-9 from the foul line. His 13 total rebounds for the week was a team second, 10 of which were defensive and three of which were offensive. Boykin also contributed four steals to the Rams defensive efforts. David Chavlovich, West Texas A&M University, the defending Lone Star Conference Freshman of the Year started off the 2015-16 campaign strong this past weekend as the sophomore guard averaged 21.0 points per game for the Buffs who went 1-1 at the Fort Lewis Skyhawk Regional Challenge in Durango, Colorado. The Arlington native tallied 21 points in each of WT’s games in Durango while going 13-of-24 (54.2%) from the floor including 8-of-15 (53.3%) from long range and 8-of-13 (61.5%) from the charity stripe to go along with four rebounds and a steal. Jamaal Brantley, Cameron University, led the Aggies in scoring and rebounding through the first two contests of the season, while averaging a double-double with 19.5 points and 10 rebounds and shooting almost 57 percent from the field. Against Newman, he went 9-14 from the field and made one three pointer while totaling 21 points in 31 minutes of action. He grabbed 12 rebounds, with five of those coming on the offensive side of the ball, while dishing out three assists. In the win over Oklahoma Christian, Brantley shot on even 50 percent from the field while scoring 18 points in 27 minutes. He grabbed eight rebounds to lead CU, three coming on offense. MEN’S STANDINGS School LSC Overall Streak Angelo State 0-0 2-0 W2 Tarleton State 0-0 2-0 W2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 0-0 2-0 W2 Midwestern State 0-0 1-0 W1 Cameron 0-0 1-1 W1 Texas A&M-Commerce 0-0 1-1 L1 West Texas A&M 0-0 1-1 W1 Eastern New Mexico 0-0 0-2 L2 WOMEN’S STANDINGS School LSC Overall Streak Cameron 0-0 2-0 W2 Tarleton State 0-0 2-0 W2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 0-0 2-0 W2 Texas Woman’s 0-0 2-0 W2 West Texas A&M 0-0 2-0 W2 Eastern New Mexico 0-0 1-1 L1 Texas A&M-Commerce 0-0 1-1 L1 Midwestern State 0-0 0-2 L2 Angelo State 0-0 0-0 --- MEN’S SCHEDULE Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Arlington Baptist at Angelo State, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Texas A&M-Kingsville at St. Mary’s, 7:30 p.m. Delta State at Tarleton State, 7:30 p.m. Huston-Tillotson at Texas A&M-Commerce, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 19, 2015 Lubbock Christian at West Texas A&M, 7 p.m. Midwestern State at Colorado State - Pueblo, 8 p.m. Friday, November 20, 2015 Colorado Mesa at Cameron, 6:30 p.m. Schreiner at Angelo State, 7 p.m. Eastern New Mexico at Western State, 8 p.m. Saturday, November 21, 2015 New Mexico Highlands at West Texas A&M, 4 p.m. Bacone at Tarleton State, 7 p.m. St. Edward’s at Angelo State, 7 p.m. Colorado Mesa at Eastern New Mexico, 8 p.m. Cameron at Western State Colorado, 8 p.m. Midwestern State at Adams State, 8 p.m. Sunday, November 22, 2015 Ohio Valley at Texas A&M-Kingsville, 6 p.m. WOMEN’S SCHEDULE Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Arlington Baptist at Angelo State, 5 p.m. Cameron at Emporia State, 5:30 p.m. Southern Arkansas at Texas A&M-Commerce, 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Our Lady of the Lake at Tarleton State, 5:30 p.m. West Texas A&M at St. Edward’s, 6 p.m. Texas Wesleyan at Midwestern State, 7 p.m. Texas A&M-Kingsville at Texas A&M Int’l, 7 p.m. Friday, November 20, 2015 Eastern New Mexico at Lubbock Christian, 7 p.m. LONE STAR CONFERENCE BASKETBALL WEEKLY RELEASE | NOVEMBER 17, 2015 Contact: Melanie Robotham | Assistant Commissioner | Office: 972-234-0033 x. 103 | E-mail: melanie@lonestarconference.org | www.lonestarconference.org | Twitter: @LoneStarConf
  • 2. LONE STAR CONFERENCE BASKETBALL WEEKLY RELEASE Page 2 Integrity | Tradition | Academic Excellence | LONE STAR CONFERENCE | Community | Respect | Commitment EJ Reed, Tarleton State University, showed off his all-around game at the Texan Tip-Off Classic by posting 21 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 blocks in the season opening win. Reed followed up with a double-double of 16 points, 11 rebounds and 4 blocks for the No. 2-ranked Texans. After averaging 18.5 points and 10 rebounds in the two wins, Reed was named Tournament MVP. Brady Patterson, Eastern New Mexico University, over the course of two games led the team in offense with a combined 22 points. The true freshman guard shot 45 percent from the floor during the outing and went 3-8 from beyond the arc. He also recorded four assists, four steals and five total rebounds. He also ranked third in minutes, averaging 23 minutes a game. All of this accomplished in his first ever collegiate game. Trevor Fuller, Midwestern State University, led a stout Midwestern State defensive effort as the Mustangs rolled to a season-opening 103-52 win over traditional NAIA powerhouse Oklahoma City Saturday night at D.L. Ligon Coliseum. The junior from Dallas swatted four shots while grabbing five rebounds in 19 minutes as MSU with 12 rejections as a team. The Mustangs limited Oklahoma City to 31.4-percent shooting and didn’t allow a field goal in the opening 10 minutes of the contest. Fuller made three highlight reel dunks to account for each of his six points. Prince Foster, Angelo State University, provided great depth for the Rams on both sides of the ball this past week. The Miami, Florida native leads the LSC producing six total blocks over the two game stretch with five coming in ASU’s season opener against Adams State. The junior also added four defensive rebounds and three steals to the mix. Offensively, he shot .545 on field goals, .778 from the foul line, totaled 19 points and tallied 2 assists for the week. Ryan Quaid, West Texas A&M University, had a strong opening weekend for the Buffs as the talented guard averaged 7.0 rebounds per contest to go along with 10.5 points as WT went 1-1 at the Fort Lewis Skyhawk Regional Challenge in Durango, Colorado. Quaid went 6-of-11 from the floor to shoot 54.5% while also tallying a 64.3% shooting clip from the charity stripe as he went 9-14. The Fort Collins native tied a team high with 21 rebounds on the weekend with nine offensive and 14 defensive to average 7.0 per game. WOMEN’S OTHER TOP PERFORMERS Sarah Stinnett, Eastern New Mexico University, started the season strong, with a 15-point, five-assist outburst in a win over Adams State. She followed with eight points and three assists against Fort Lewis. For the season, Stinnett is shooting 40 percent from the floor. Michaela Neuhaus, West Texas A&M University, was a huge part of the Lady Buffs’ 2-0 start as she finished the week 7 of 12 from the field (.583), 4 of 6 from beyond the arc (.667) and 4 of 5 from the line. Neuhaus was 5 of 6 from the field and 4 of 5 from beyond the arc, while going 4 of 4 from the line in the season-opener at Colorado Mines with six assists and five steals. She followed that with six points, one block and two steals in the 56-48, come-from-behind victory over #19 Colorado Mesa. Neuhaus’ six assists and five steals against Colorado Mines were career-highs. Princess Davis , Texas A&M University - Commerce, picked up where she left off last season racking up assists in each game this pass week including eight against MSU-Denver. Davis also contributed from the line shooting 77.8% (7-9) and defensively with four steals. Kaylin Roher, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, led Texas A&M-Kingsville with 15.0 points and 3.0 steals per game over the weekend. She helped the Javelinas defeat Texas A&M International in the season opener to snap a 27-game losing streak, the second longest active streak in Division II. That game saw the junior score nine points, grab four rebounds and get two steals. Roher followed with a 21-point contest against Concorida (Calif.). She scored a game-high 21 points with four three-pointers and four steals. In the final 6:53, she scored 11 points while helping the Javelinas finished the game on a 24-2 run. Ikpeaku Iwobi, Tarleton State University, was named the to TexAnn Tip-Off Classic all-tournament team after averaging a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds a game and guiding the TexAnns to a 2-0 start. The junior helped hold opponents to a .336 field goal percentage and limiting them to only 52 points per game. Erin Maxwell, Texas Woman’s University, helped the Pioneers to a 2-0 start to the season with two regional wins at Ashbrook Classic on Nov. 13-14. She averaged a near double-double with 11.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks and was selected to the All-Tournament Team. Maxwell scored 13 points and pulled down 13 rebounds in the season opener against St. Mary’s on Friday and then posted 10 points, 6 rebounds and 4 blocks against Rogers State on Saturday. She shot 47.8 percent from the floor in the two games. Mirando Moore, Eastern New Mexico University, was part of a strong defensive showing by the Greyhounds, as the season opened last weekend. She led the team with seven steals, which proved to be crucial, as ENMU outscored Adams State 21-0 in points off turnovers in the first half. Moore also had four steals and a blocked shot against Fort Lewis. In addition to her defensive performance, Moore converted 10 of 12 attempts at the free throw line and averaged 15 points per game. Amari Jones, Texas A&M University - Commerce, had a big week this weekend averaging 9.5 points per game and locking down on defense with three blocks and three steals. Jones best performance of the weekend was against Metro State where she recorded a team high 15 points and three blocks. MEN’S NOTES (Submitted by LSC SID’s) Angelo State Angelo State University After starting the year with a pair of wins against Adams State and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs the Rams now sit at 2-0. ASU currently leads the Lone Star Conference with 181 total points scored and is sitting at second in both the offense scoring average (90.5) and scoring margin (9.0) categories. With its LSC leading .826 free throw shooting percentage, Angelo State has capitalized off of fouls dropping in 57-69 from the foul line this past week. Junior guard Shelton Boykin showed that he was a solid addition for the Rams as he led the squad with 18 points against Adams State and then a 24 point performance the following afternoon against the UCCS. With 42 total points scored and a 21 point per game average he was selected to the Texan Tip-off Classic All-Tournament Team. With a team leading 59 minutes played over the past two games, Omari Gudul chalked up his first double-double of the season in the team’s season opener with an 11 point and 11 rebound showing. The sole returner from last season led the squad with a LSC second 18 total rebound which is Saturday, November 21, 2015 New Mexico Highlands at West Texas A&M, 2 p.m. St. Mary’s at Texas A&M-Kingsville, 2 p.m. Colorado State - Pueblo at Midwestern State, 2 p.m. Colorado Christian at Texas Woman’s, 2 p.m. Western New Mexico at Angelo State, 2 p.m. Oklahoma Christian at Cameron, 2 p.m. LeTourneau at Texas A&M-Commerce, 4 p.m. Texas Wesleyan at Tarleton State, 5 p.m. Texas-Permian Basin at Eastern New Mexico, 5 p.m. Sunday, November 22, 2015 Colorado State - Pueblo at Texas Woman’s, 2 p.m. Colorado Christian at Midwestern State, 2 p.m. LAST WEEK’S RESULTS Complete results at lonestarconference.org. WEEKLY AWARDS Date Men’s Offensive N-17 Bretson McNeal, Midwestern State Date Men’s Defensive N-17 EJ Reed, Tarleton State Date Women’s Offensive N-17 Bailey Wipff, Tarleton State Date Women’s Defensive N-17 Sasha Watson, West Texas A&M A L L E N , T E X A S LSC BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP MARCH 2-3-4-5 | ALLEN, TEXAS LSC, CITY OF FRISCO TO HOST 2016 MEN’S BASKETBALL ELITE EIGHT The NCAA awarded the 2016 Division II Men’s Basketball Elite Eight to the city of Frisco, Texas. The Lone Star Conference and Frisco Convention & Visitors Bureau will host the event March 23-24-26. The Elite Eight will take place in the state of Texas for the first time ever at Dr Pepper Arena, a multi- purpose sports and entertainment venue that seats about 5,000 for basketball.
  • 3. LONE STAR CONFERENCE BASKETBALL WEEKLY RELEASE Page 3 Integrity | Tradition | Academic Excellence | LONE STAR CONFERENCE | Community | Respect | Commitment averaging the 6’10” forward 9.0 rebounds per game. Gudul also contributed a team second five blocks and five assists to the mix, while adding 20 points to his totals. Cameron 1-1 last week. Eastern New Mexico 0-2 last week. Midwestern State Midwestern State claimed a win its fifth consecutive season opener beating tradition NAIA power Oklahoma City 103-52 Saturday night at D.L. Ligon Coliseum... The Mustangs opened the season ranked 22nd in the NABC Division II Top 25 and were seventh in both the D2 Media Poll and Sporting News Preseason Poll... MSU knocked down 14 triples in the season opener against Oklahoma City which was the most since the Mustangs buried 19 against East Central (Okla.) on Jan. 5, 2009... Senior guard Bretson McNeal matched a career high with six 3-pointers going 6-for-6 from beyond the arc on his way to a game-high 22 points... Senior point guard Jordan Stevens connected three 3-pointers to finish with 21 points, seven assists and five rebounds... Senior guard Hershell Grant notched a career-high 14 points with a pair of triples which pulling down five rebounds in 23 minutes... Junior guard Sheldon Hagigal hit two 3-pointers and was a perfect 8-for-8 from the charity stripe to finish with 16 points off of the bench... Senior forward Khapri Alston recorded 10 points and six rebounds in his first start at MSU... Junior forward Trevor Fuller swatted four shots while sophomore Nick Powell rejected three as the Mustangs finished with 12 blocked shots as a team against Oklahoma City... Tarleton State The No. 2-ranked Texans started the season 2-0 at the Texan Tip-Off Classic with a 75-66 win over Colorado- Colorado Springs and a 84-77 win over Adams State. Since the Tip-Off Classic began in 2004, the Texans are 23-1 all-time in their home tournament and have now won eight straight games in the Classic. Charles Hill and Michael Hardge were named to the Tip-Off Classic All-Tournament Team and EJ Reed was named the Tournament MVP. Tarleton will take on Delta State on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Texas A&M-Commerce 1-1 last week. Texas A&M-Kingsville 2-0 last week. West Texas A&M The West Texas A&M Buffaloes used five players in double-figures highlighted by David Chavlovich with 21 points as the Buffs topped New Mexico Highlands, 89-74 at Whalen Gymnasium on the campus of Fort Lewis to wrap-up the Skyhawk Regional Challenge in Durango, Colorado on Saturday night. The Buffs move to 1-1 on the season following a 91-81 loss to Fort Lewis on Friday night in the season opener. In Saturday night’s win, the Buffs went 31-63 (49.2%) from the floor including 10-32 (31.2%) from deep and 17-27 (63%) from the charity stripe to go along with 38 rebounds (13 offensive, 25 defensive, 30 fouls, 16 assists, 12 turnovers, two blocks and eight steals on the night. The Buffs were led by Chavlovich with 21 points followed by Jordan Evans with 15, Ryan Quaid with 12, Joseph Prince with 11 and Jeff Bonner with 10. The Buffs open their 2015-16 home schedule on Thursday night as they host the Chaps of Lubbock Christian with tipoff set for 7 p.m. at the First United Bank Center in Canyon. The Chaps will enter Thursday with a 1-1 record as they topped Regis (72-54) before falling to #10 Colorado School of Mines (83-68) during the RMAC/Heartland Conference Challenge in Golden, Colorado. WOMEN’S NOTES (Submitted by LSC SID’s) Angelo State Did not play last week. Cameron The Aggies opened their season at home with a 2-0 start following wins over Harding and East Central. Cameron stunned Harding in the season opener with a 66-65 come from behind win after Caitlin Clancy shot a three pointer with two seconds remaining. The Aggies were outshot by the Lady Bison from the field 38.6% to 36.7% and outrebounded by two with 38. The offensive spread for the Aggies was split between nine individuals with Brittany Hill coming up with 12 and both Charron Montgomery and Clancy having 11. DJ Vallier and Briana Underwood paced CU in boards with five each. A strong fourth quarter by the Aggie women paved the way to a 63-49 over East Central the following day as Cameron held the Tigers to five points in the final 10 minutes with Dayla Threatt leading the Aggies with 15 points. CU shot 48.9 (23- 47) from the field and 31.6% (6-19) from the arc. Eastern New Mexico The Eastern New Mexico Univeristy women’s basketball team registered a dominant performance in their season-opening, 80-54 victory over Adams State, last Friday. The win marked the first time since the 2006-07 season that the team opened the season with a victory. That season also marked the last time ENMU finished over .500. In charging to a 38- 25 halftime lead over the Grizzlies, the Greyhounds committed just one turnover and held a decisive 21-0 lead in points scored off turnovers. Sarah Stinnett led ENMU at intermission with 13 points and two assists, while Mikaehla Conner had five points and five rebounds. The Hounds continued to dominate and held a 10-point advantage in points scored in the final quarter of play. For the game, ENMU shot 41 percent from the floor and limited ASU to just 28.6 percent. Miranda Moore scored 14 points, dished out three assists and had three steals, while Briana White chipped in 13 points and five caroms. On Saturday, the Hounds dropped a wild contest against Fort Lewis. After 11 lead changes, the Skyhawks managed to hold on for a 67-64 win, with Eastern missing a last- second three-point attempt. Eastern held a slim 26- 23 half time lead. Neither team managed a double- digit lead at any point of the game. Eastern held a 39.4- 31.6 percent edge in shooting percentage, but FLC had a slim 46-42 lead on the boards. Moore paced ENMU with 16 points, four steals, three assists, and five rebounds. Johna McClelland added 10 points and seven rebounds. This weekend, Eastern will play in the Lubbock Christian Tournament.” Midwestern State Midwestern State opened the 2015-16 season 0-2 for the first time since 2010-11 with setbacks to Rogers State (51-48) and St. Mary’s (81-58) at MSU’s Ashbrook Classic at D.L. Ligon Coliseum last weekend. Sophomore guard Whitney Taylor led the Mustangs with 8.5 points while freshman forward Kendriana Washington added 8.0 points. Washington and freshman forward McKenna Villegas were the top rebounders for the Mustangs with 6.0 boards a game. MSU opponents finished with a 42.1 percent (48- of-114) clip from the field over the weekend while shooting 42.4 percent (14-of-33) from behind the arc. Rogers State capitalized on 17 Mustangs turnovers in the season opener Friday, scoring 18 points off MSU miscues to overcome a first half deficit and grab a fourth quarter lead. St. Mary’s finished the night with 12 three-pointers, building a 28-6 first quarter advantage with six triples to distance itself early from the Mustangs. Midwestern State hosts Texas Wesleyan Wednesday at 7 p.m. before traveling to Denton for the Marriott Champions Circle Pioneer Premiere (Nov. 21-22) to face Colorado State-Pueblo and Colorado Christian. Tarleton State The TexAnns opened the season with a 2-0 record behind wins over Concordia-Irvine and Texas A&M- International at the TexAnn Tip-Off Classic. Bailey Wipff was named the tournament MVP while Ikpeaku Iwobi and Meagan O’Dell were named to the all tournament team. The TexAnns will look to continue their winning ways Wednesday night with a 5:30 p.m. contest against Our Lady of the Lake in Wisdom Gym. Texas A&M-Commerce A&M-Commerce had a successful weekend in Pueblo, Colo. participating in the CSU-Pueblo Al Kaly Shrine Classic. The Lions defeated MSU-Denver on Friday, November 13 63-59 but fell short against host CSU- Pueblo 62-68. The Lions will have their home opener Tuesday, November 17 against Southern Arkansas whom they are 10-0 against at home and are on a current 14 game winning streak. Texas A&M-Kingsville Texas A&M-Kingsville won both of its games at the TexAnn Tip-Off Classic over the weekend... Defeated Texas A&M International 60-57 in the season opener... Downed Concordia (Calif.) 62-44 on Saturday... Win over the Dustdevils snapped a 27- game losing streak, the second longest active streak in Dvision II... Started a season 2-0 for the first time since the 2007-08 season... Kaylin Roher led the Blue and Gold with 15.0 points and 3.0 steals per game... Scored 21 points against the Eagles... 11 of her points came in the final 6:53 as the Hogs ended the game on a 24-2 run... Both TaSheena Moore and Joslyn Smith averaged 8.0 ppg... Smith led team with 6.5 rpg... Lily Hospers was second with 5.0 rpg... Ashley Viera scored eight points, all coming at the free throw line... TAMUK plays at Texas A&M International on Wednesday and hosts St. Mary’s Saturday afternoon. Texas Woman’s TWU opened the season with two regional wins at Ashbrook Classic hosted by Midwestern State on Nov. 13-14. The Pioneers drained 26 free throws and shot 48.1 percent in the second half to capture a 77-72 win over St. Mary’s in the season opener on Friday and then used a late third-quarter run to capture a 56-41 win over Rogers State on Saturday. Junior Erin Maxwell averaged a near double-double with a team- best 11.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks and was selected to the All-Tournament Team. Senior Danielle Westerfield was also selected to the all-tournament team after averaging 9.0 points and 5.5 rebounds while shooting 62.5 percent. Freshman Kara Mitchell made her collegiate debut with a bang, leading the Pioneers in scoring against St. Mary’s. She came off
  • 4. LONE STAR CONFERENCE BASKETBALL WEEKLY RELEASE Page 4 Integrity | Tradition | Academic Excellence | LONE STAR CONFERENCE | Community | Respect | Commitment the bench and scored 17 points on 5-for-10 shooting from the floor and 7-for-8 from the free-throw line. The Pioneers will return to action when they make their home debut and host their annual Marriott Champions Circle Pioneer Premiere on Nov. 21-22. TWU will face Colorado Christian on Nov. 21 and Colorado State-Pueblo on Nov. 22. Both games are at 4:00 p.m. in Kitty Magee Arena. West Texas A&M The #9 Lady Buffs opened the season with a pair of wins in Colorado as WT won 65-42 at Colorado Mines and then battled back from a 10-point deficit in the second half against #19 Colorado Mesa for a thrilling 56-48 victory...WT outscored CMU 16-5 in the fourth quarter for the win after trailing 43-40 entering the final stanza...It was a tale of good and bad shooting for the Lady Buffs as they shot 52 percent against Colorado Mines and then struggled shooting 38 percent against CMU...Head coach Kristen Mattio began her first coaching job 2-0...Against Colorado Mines, 10 of 13 players scored with senior Michaela Neuhaus leading the way with 16 points, six assists and five steals, while going 5 of 6 from the field and 4 of 5 from range with two free throws...Wichita State transfer Alie Decker scored 13 points on 5 of 8 shooting with three triples in her first game in a Lady Buff uniform...All nine players scored against CMU... WT was just 3 of 11 from range and 13 of 23 from the line, but pulled down 11 offensive rebounds and forced 21 CMU miscues, while recording a season- high 17 steals...Junior Sasha Watson was the lone Lady Buff in double figures with 14 points as she helped bring the team back in the fourth quarter... Watson had six assists and seven steals...The Lady Buffs conclude the road trip at St. Edward’s on Wednesday before returning home for the 2015-16 home-opener Saturday at 2 p.m. against New Mexico Highlands in the First United Bank Center.