SHREVEPORT, La. – The University of Dallas men’s basketball team dropped its first Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) game, 57-39, to Centenary College on Tuesday afternoon on the road. The Gents (3-6, 1-0 SCAC) jumped out to a double-digit lead in the first half and countered a UD run in the second half to pull away in the league opener for both sides.
TALLULAH FALLS, Ga. – On Friday, December 14, Tallulah Falls School celebrated its inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame. One of the five members in this first class of this Athletic Legends Hall of Honor was current University of Dallas Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach Destinee Johnson.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team fell to Hendrix College (AR) 64-45 on Friday evening. Hendrix (6-2) exploded in the second quarter as they outscored the Crusaders 21-4. HC went on to take care of business down the stretch. Dallas (0-7) scored 16 points in both the third and fourth period, but were unable to overcome the early deficit.
HOUSTON, Texas – The University of Dallas men’s basketball team dropped an 108-60 decision on Wednesday night at University of St. Thomas. After trailing by 13 at halftime, the Celts rolled 68-33 in the second half en route to the non-conference victory. St. Thomas (7-2) shot 62.7 percent (37-59) from the field and were 13-of-30 (43.3%) from three-point territory. The home team also went 21-for-30 (70%) at the free throw line and dished 27 assists on the high scoring night.
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas men’s basketball team was topped 82-66 to Hendrix College at the Maher Center on Sunday afternoon. The Warriors (4-3) snapped a five-game losing streak in Irving and defeated the Crusaders twice in a season series for the first time since 2010-11.
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas men’s basketball team was edged 70-60 in its home opener to Millsaps College on Saturday night. The Crusaders (1-4) performed better against their opponent in their second meeting in a row, but were unable to close the gap late.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team fell to Millsaps College (MS) 65-54. The Crusaders (0-6) were led by Tiffani Lowe (San Francisco, Calif.) who notched a career-high 12 points. Dallas was only down three at half, but a 16-5 spread in the 3rd quarter in favor of the Majors expanded the lead to 51-37. UD outscored Millsaps in fourth period 17-14, but were unable to complete the comeback.
IRVING, Texas ? University of Dallas men?s lacrosse head coach Sam Ashton announced his resignation with the team on Tuesday. Ashton is returning to his previous stop, Lake Erie College, as the head coach for the Storm?s men?s lacrosse program this upcoming spring.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team came up just short vs. Dallas Christian College 69-66. A productive night from Shabria Walters and Trish Daily helped Dallas Christian get past UD with 20 and 18 points, respectively. Vanessa Diaz (San Antonio, Texas) had a season-best 21 points and gathered her second double-double on the season grabbing 13 boards. Dallas shot a season-best 24-62 (38.7%) from the floor but dropped a nail-bitter.
JACKSON, Miss. – The University of Dallas men’s basketball team was unable to keep up with Millsaps College on Sunday evening in a 91-63 setback to conclude the Thanksgiving Tournament. Dallas was outshot 54.7 percent to 34.0 percent from the field, and the Majors (5-0) kept their unblemished record intact thanks to a 16-0 run late in the first half. Millsaps also used a 45-29 rebounding difference to help score 15 more second chance points (17-2) than UD.
JACKSON, Miss. – The University of Dallas men’s basketball edged Mississippi University for Women 86-83 on Saturday afternoon at the Millsaps College Thanksgiving Invitational. Dallas (1-2) secured its first victory of the 2018-19 season and also tied 11-year head coach Jarred Samples with the career wins record in the program with 111.
CLAREMONT, Calif. - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team fell to Pomona-Pitzer College 66-37 in a neutral site game played at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps College in the David Wells Classic. The Crusaders (0-4) won the rebound battle 42-36, but the Sagehens forced 17 UD turnovers which led to 19 points off of turnovers. Dallas had another poor shooting night from the field, shooting 12 for 57 (21.1%). Madison Quan and Cameron Edward made a big impact off the bench as Pomona-Pitzer (3-2) had 42 bench points on the night to secure the win.
CLAREMONT, Calif. – The University of Dallas women’s basketball team fell to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps College 58-24 on Friday evening. UD forced 23 turnovers with 14 steals, as Taylor Jobe (Queen Creek, Ariz.) led Dallas with four and Breonna Cannon (Fort Worth, Texas) grabbed three. The Crusaders (0-3) were held to shooting 5 for 40 (12.5 %) from the field. This included only one jumper made in the 4th quarter, which was made by Vanessa Diaz (San Antonio, Texas) at the 1:34 mark. Dallas was held to eight points in that final period.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas men's basketball team celebrated Thanksgiving Day beyond the court and table on Thursday. Head Coach Jarred Samples and several players had the opportunity to help package meals for a local soup kitchen.
PASADENA, Calif. - The University of Dallas women’s basketball team dropped its opening game on the California trip 68-49 to Cal. Institute for Tech (CA). The Crusaders (0-2) fell behind 24-10 in the opening quarter. Dallas used an 8-0 run to get within nine at half-time. Cal. Tech (2-0) pulled away in the fourth outscoring the Crusaders 21-12, including a 12-0 run at one point to secure the victory. The Beavers converted 20 points off of 22 Dallas turnovers in the game.
CLARKSVILLE, Ark. - The University of Dallas men's basketball team was defeated 91-76 at the University of the Ozarks on Tuesday night. The Crusaders improved is shooting percentage from their season opener last week, by going 45.8 percent overall, but were unable to halt the home team. The Eagles (1-1) were 56.9 percent from the field and made 37 field goals in 65 attempts, as they captured their first victory in the young season.