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Weekend Sports Review

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On November 30, 2009

Men's Basketball


Texas A&M University-Commerce scored 24 of the first 33 points of the second half en route to a 73-59 win over host St. Mary's on Friday night in San Antonio.


The win is the third in a row to start the season for the Lions, who had three players in double figures. Seniors Cardell Hunter and Ronnie Morgan each scored a team-best 14 points and senior Justin Wilkerson added 11 more to the cause. Cardell Hunter also had six assists and Wilkerson added five rebounds to the win.


Early in the second half, A&M-Commerce (3-0) junior Dallas Hunter scored five in a row as the Lions built a double-digit lead with an 11-0 run to take a 52-36 lead with 11:03 left in the game. The lead remained double digits for the rest of the contest for the win.


St. Mary's (2-3) was led by Curtis Mitchell, who scored a game-high 23 points on the strength of four three pointers. Kevin Kotzur had a double double for the Rattlers, scoring 12 points and grabbing a game-high 10 rebounds in the loss.


The Lions shot 56.1 per cent from the field as Kotzur blocked eight A&M-Commerce shot attempts. The 56.1 percent is the highest clip since a 57.1 per cent effort by A&M-Commerce against Central Oklahoma on February 25, 2009.


Morgan and Brad Hambrick each had seven points and Cardell Hunter added six as the Lions' went into the halftime break with a 33-31 lead. It marked the third time that A&M-Commerce had entered the intermission with the lead.


All five starters for the Texas A&M University-Commerce men's basketball team scored in double figures in a 105-82 win over Langston on Saturday afternoon.


A&M-Commerce (4-0) was led by junior Brian Singleton, who had 20 points and senior Cardell Hunter had his third career double double with 14 points and a career-high 12 assists. Seniors Sammy Jackson and Ronnie Morgan had 19 and 12 points, respectively plus sophomore Brad Hambrick hit four three pointers towards his 18 points.


Langston (2-5) got a game-high 26 points from Catrell Currie, who knocked down eight three pointers. He was joined in double figures by Alvin Lewis, who had 15 on five three pointers and Eric Harris, who added 13.


Following the fifth tie of the game, 23-23 with 11:41 left in the first half, A&M-Commerce led for the remainder of the contest as they outscored Langston by a 34 to 13 margin to build a 57-36 halftime advantage. The 57 points in the first 20 minutes is the most in a half since they scored 58 in the first half against Paul Quinn in the third game of the 2005-06 season. The 105 points are the most since a 108 point effort against East Central, last year, on February 18th in Commerce.


A&M-Commerce continued its unselfish play on the season with 30 assists - including 12 from Hunter - on 42 field goals. In addition, they forced Langston into 22 turnovers that led to 29 points for A&M-Commerce. Plus, they had 16 steals and hit 58.3% of their shots from the field.


Next, they will play three games in five days as they take on Texas A&M-Kingsville on December 3rd at 7 p.m. After facing the Javelinas, they will take on Ouachita Baptist on the 5th of December at 7 p.m. before returning home for the first game at the A&M-Commerce Field House at 7 pm on December 8th against Henderson State.




Three members of the Texas A&M University-Commerce women's basketball team scored in double digits in a 90-60 loss to host Texas A&M-Kingsville on Friday night.

The Javelinas' Felicia Soza hit back-to-back three pointers midway through the first half to give Texas A&M-Kingsville an early lead that they would not relinquish. Soza went on to score a game-high 22 points for the Javelinas, who had five players in double figures.


Texas A&M-Commerce (0-3) senior Nakazi Glover led the Lions with 16 points. She was joined in double figures by juniors Mattilyn McIntyre and Anisha Ingram, who added 11 and 10 points, respectively.


Both teams shot well from the field in the second half as the Lions shot 65.2% and the Javelinas hit 60.6% of their efforts.


Texas A&M-Kingsville (3-1) outrebounded the Lions by a 34 to 22 margin and forced 28 turnovers in the win; plus, the Javelinas knocked down 14 three pointers. Joining Soza in double figures was Kayla Naylor, who had 17; Dyana Bullinger added 12 and Ursula Hill scored 10 off the bench.


Texas A&M University-Commerce women's basketball coach Nicole Anderson picked up her first win as the Lions' head coach in a 63-55 win over Texas A&M-International in Kingsville, Texas on Saturday.


A&M-Commerce (1-3) had three players in double figures as Mattilyn McIntyre led the Lions with 14 points. Nakazi Glover and Genevieve Campbell, who each had 13 points, respectively, joined her in double figures.


Anderson made a change to her starting lineup as Ashley Murphy and Anisha Ingram earned their first starts of the season and both made an impact in the win, noted Anderson. Murphy had nine points and 12 rebounds and Ingram had a seven point, five assist and three-rebound effort.


The Lions held Texas A&M-International to 36.7% shooting from the field and forced 22 turnovers as the DustDevils fall to 1-4 on the season. Four members of the TAMIU squad scored in double figures including Courtney Dixon, who had a team-best 13. She was joined by Kiandra Metoyer and Mary Tobias, who each scored 11 and Johnna Williams added 10.


A&M-Commerce will be idle until its home opener on Thursday, December 12th at 6 pm when they host Abilene Christian in a LSC crossover game.

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