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February 23, 2013

A&M-Commerce cagers to entertain Cameron today

COMMERCE —   The home basketball season is winding down for the Texas A&M University-Commerce women’s and men’s teams.

  They’ll entertain Cameron University of Lawton, Okla. at 5 and 7 p.m. today and then will close out the home season on Wednesday with another Lone Star Conference doubleheader against West Texas A&M. The regular season finale is set for March 2 at Eastern New Mexico, followed by the LSC tournament at Allen on March 6-9.

  A&M-Commerce’s 8-14 women can clinch a spot in the tournament with a victory over 5-19 Cameron. The Lions are tied with Eastern New Mexico for seventh place in the standings at 6-11. Cameron ranks 10th at 4-14. The top eight teams will advance to the tournament.

  A&M-Commerce has lost five of its last six games, including a 70-62 decision to Midwestern State on Wednesday night in Wichita Falls. Breanna Harris led the Lions with another double-double, producing 18 points and 11 rebounds. Guard Danielle Dixon finished with 15 points, three assists and four steals.

  Symone Brown led the Lions with 12 rebounds and La’Tisha Hearne pulled down 11 as they outrebounded Midwestern State 50-34.

  Cameron snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 52-50 home win over Tarleton State on Wednesday night. Hannah Pollart sealed the victory for Cameron by sinking two free throws with eight seconds remaining. Lacy Reinke led the Ags with 14 points and Chelsea Stamp finished with 11.

  A&M-Commerce’s 14-11 men are tied with Texas A&M-Kingsville and Eastern New Mexico for fifth place in the conference at 7-8. Cameron, which is 16-7 overall, ranks second with a 12-5 record.

  The Lions lost their last game, 85-67, at Midwestern State on Wednesday. The Lions outshot the Mustangs .512 to .411 from the field but were outrebounded 49-23.

Devondrick Walker led the Lions with 17 points, while Stefon Carson added 11.

  Cameron has won its last four games, including a 53-51 victory over Tarleton State. Kimric Dixon hit the game-winning 3-pointer with four seconds remaining.

  Tim Johnson led the Aggies with 12 points, while Dixon and Asaad Robinson both finished with nine points.


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      Tuaau claimed the preseason Defensive Player of the Year award for the LSC following a record-setting season in 2013 for the 7-5 Lions. Tuaau set school records for tackles for losses in a game (five) and season (25), plus for most sacks in a season (12 1/2). The 6-5, 310-pound senior from Wahiawa, Hawaii finished with 59 total tackles as he was selected as the J.V. Sikes Defensive Player of the Year in the conference as well as the defensive lineman of the year.

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      Each summer the Greenville Lions’ coaching staff goes through a transition phase as some coaches move on to other schools and new coaches are hired to take their place.
      This summer is no exception. There’s changes in the coaching staffs for the boys and girls programs that’ll involve the football, volleyball, boys soccer, powerlifting and softball teams.

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    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

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    July 12, 2014 2 Photos

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