2018-19 Kangaroo Men's Basketball News

  • Three From 'Roo Men's Hoops Earn All-SCAC
    February 24, 2019
    SEGUIN, Texas – Three members of the Austin College men’s basketball team were selected as All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference performers for the 2018-19 season, the league office announced Saturday night at the SCAC Tournament. 
  • Pirates Rally Past 'Roo Men
    February 16, 2019
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team held a 15-point lead late, but Southwestern rallied to hand the 'Roos an 80-77 loss on Saturday night. The 'Roos finish the season with an overall record of 8-17 and 4-12 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • Men's Hoops Falls to Texas Lutheran
    February 15, 2019
    SEGUIN, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team dropped an 81-63 road decision at Texas Lutheran on Friday night, bringing their overall record to 8-16 on the year and 4-11 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • Men's Hoops Holds Off Colorado College
    February 09, 2019
    SHERMAN, Texas –The Austin College men’s basketball team closed out the home portion of its schedule with a big win on Saturday night, topping Colorado College 74-68 in Hughey Gym.
  • Cold Second Half Dooms 'Roos Against JWU
    February 08, 2019
    SHERMAN, Texas –After shooting nearly 56% from three in the first half, the Austin College men’s basketball team made just 2-of-17 from deep after halftime and Johnson & Wales took advantage on their way to handing the ‘Roos a 92-81 loss on Friday night in Hughey Gym.
  • Schreiner Tops Austin College Men
    February 02, 2019
    KERRVILLE, Texas - Devin Roland poured in a career-high 29 points but the 'Roos weren't quite able to keep pace with Schreiner, falling 66-56 to the Mountaineers on Saturday night. The 'Roos are now 7-14 overall and 3-9 in SCAC play.
  • 'Roo Men's Hoops Falls to Trinity
    February 01, 2019
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team held Trinity to 39.7% shooting and out-rebounded the Tigers 48-to-42, but Trinity out-scored the 'Roos 28-to-8 from the free throw line to take an 81-71 win. Austin College falls to 7-13 overall and 3-8 in SCAC play.
  • Hot Shooting Dallas Downs 'Roos
    January 29, 2019
    SHERMAN, Texas –The University of Dallas shot 56.3% from the field and 60% from long range and the Austin College men’s basketball team was unable to keep pace, as the ‘Roos fell 87-70 on Tuesday night in Hughey Gym.
  • 'Roos Fall in Overtime Heartbreaker
    January 25, 2019
    SHERMAN, Texas –The Austin College men’s basketball team led most of the way, but Schreiner came back to force overtime and would ultimately hand the ‘Roos a 76-74 defeat on Friday night in Hughey Gym.
  • Austin College Kicks Off "Change for the Better" on Tuesday
    January 22, 2019
    SHERMAN, Texas - Beginning with Tuesday night's home basketball games against Centenary and continuing through next Tuesday's home games against the University of Dallas, the Austin College SAAC will be running the annual "Change for the Better" competition.
  • Men's Hoops Earn Big Win Over Centenary
    January 22, 2019
    SHERMAN, Texas –The Austin College men’s basketball team picked up a big victory as the ‘Roos jockey for position in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament, topping Centenary College 76-68 on Tuesday night in Hughey Gym.
  • Cold Shooting Dooms 'Roos at Centenary
    January 18, 2019
    SHREVEPORT, La. - The Austin College men's basketball team knocked down just 32% of its shots while Centenary College hit 50%, as the Gents handed the 'Roos a 77-56 defeat on Friday evening. The 'Roos are now 6-10 overall and 2-5 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • 'Roos Drop SCAC Matchup Against TLU
    January 12, 2019
    SHERMAN, Texas –The Austin College men’s basketball team fell 78-60 against Texas Lutheran on Saturday evening in Hughey Gym as the Bulldogs used a strong rebounding performance and stingy defense to pull away in the second half. The ‘Roos are now 6-9 overall and 2-4 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • Pirates Use Big Second Half to Top 'Roos
    January 11, 2019
    SHERMAN, Texas –The Austin College men’s basketball team went cold in the second half and Southwestern out-scored the ‘Roos 37-23 after the break on the way to an 81-63 final on Friday night in Hughey Gym.
  • 'Roos Hold Off Colorado College 80-73
    January 05, 2019
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Austin College men's basketball team got 19 points apiece from Kam Hogan and Derek Lockman and the 'Roos held off Colorado College for an 80-73 win on Saturday night. The 'Roos are now 6-7 overall and 2-2 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • 'Roos Drop Road Decision at JWU
    January 04, 2019
    DENVER, Colo. - The Austin College men's basketball team got more than 20 points from three different players but it wasn't quite enough in a 95-88 loss to Johnson & Wales University on Friday night. The 'Roos are now 5-7 overall and 1-2 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • Men's Hoops Falls to UT-Dallas
    December 21, 2018
    RICHARDSON, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team kept things tight through the first half but the University of Texas-Dallas pulled away after the break, handing the 'Roos an 82-58 loss on Friday afternoon. The 'Roos are now 5-6 overall on the year.
  • Austin College Men Earn Comeback Victory
    December 19, 2018
    IRVING, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team overcame a 14-point halftime deficit to earn a 66-61 victory at the University of Dallas on Wednesday, picking up their first Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference win of the year. The 'Roos are now 5-5 overall and 1-1 in SCAC play.
  • Mercadel Named to D3Hoops Team of the Week
    December 18, 2018
    SHERMAN, Texas – Austin College men’s basketball player Justice Mercadel has been named to the D3Hoops.com National Team of the Week after a pair of outstanding performances last week.
  • 'Roos Fall in Final Minute to Trinity
    December 18, 2018
    SHERMAN, Texas –The Austin College men’s basketball team led Trinity University for most of the game but the Tigers knocked down six free throws in the final 45 seconds of action to take the lead and hold off the ‘Roos 75-71 on Tuesday evening in Hughey Gym.
  • Mercadel Named SCAC Player of the Week
    December 17, 2018
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Austin College men’s basketball player Justice Mercadel has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week, the league office has announced.
  • Big Second Half Lifts 'Roos Past Hendrix
    December 15, 2018
    SHERMAN, Texas –The Austin College men’s basketball team trailed at halftime but out-scored Hendrix College 58-43 after the break on their way to a 98-89 victory on Saturday night in Hughey Gym. The ‘Roos are now 4-4 overall on the year.
  • 'Roos Hold Off Paul Quinn
    December 11, 2018
    SHERMAN, Texas – Justice Mercadel scored 26 points to lead five players in double figures, and the Austin College men’s basketball team held off a late charge by Paul Quinn College in the final minutes to earn an 85-82 win on Tuesday night in Hughey Gym.
  • 'Roo Men Fall to Majors
    November 30, 2018
    SHERMAN, Texas –Millsaps used a big second half to pull away from the Austin College men’s basketball team, as the Majors handed the ‘Roos a 90-67 loss on Friday night in Hughey Gym.
  • LeTourneau Pulls Away from 'Roos in Second Half
    November 20, 2018
    LONGVIEW, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team led for much of the first half, but a big second half for LeTourneau led to a 108-69 loss for the 'Roos on Tuesday night. The 'Roos are now 2-3 overall on the year.
  • 'Roos Edge Hendrix Behind 27 from Hogan
    November 18, 2018
    CONWAY, Ark. - Kam Hogan poured in a career-best 27 points and Austin College got a late basket from Devin Roland to top Hendrix 70-69 on Sunday in the SCAC/SAA Challenge. The 'Roos are now 2-2 overall on the year.
  • Men's Hoops Falls to Millsaps
    November 17, 2018
    CONWAY, Ark. - The Austin College men's basketball team led Millsaps with under a minute left in the opening half, but a 6-0 run before halftime shifted the momentum and the Majors would pull away to hand the 'Roos a 96-74 loss on Saturday in the SCAC/SAA Challenge.
  • Men's Hoops Falls at Rhodes
    November 11, 2018
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Austin College men's basketball team struggled to get things going offensively, shooting just 15% from three and 33.8% from the field in a 97-60 loss at Rhodes College on Sunday afternoon. The 'Roos are now 1-1 overall on the year.
  • Men's Hoops Holds Off Howard Payne
    November 09, 2018
    SHERMAN, Texas –The Austin College men’s basketball team held off a late push from Howard Payne to take a 101-95 victory in the season opener on Friday night in Hughey Gym. Justice Mercadel scored 25 to lead the way for the ‘Roos.