SEGUIN, Texas – Two teams with the longest winning streaks (4) in conference play met on Friday night at Memorial Gymnasium, and it was the home Texas Lutheran University team that kept its intact behind an impressive 12 made three-pointers that included a buzzer-beater from half-court in the first half to sink the University of Dallas men’s basketball team 79-60.
IRVING, Texas - The University of Dallas men's basketball team increased its winning streak to five games after an 83-78 victory over non-conference foe Arlington Baptist University on Tuesday night at the Maher Center. The Crusaders (6-8) erupted with the first 18 points and led by as many as 22 in the first half. However, Arlington Baptist charged back to make it a single-digit deficit at intermission and then a one-point game (79-78) in the final 25 seconds.
MICHAEL WAMBSGANSS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS, a sophomore guard from Denver, Colo., has been named the SCAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played from Monday, January 7 through Sunday, January 13. It is his first player of the week honor and the first of the season for Dallas, who have won its last four games all in conference play.
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas men’s basketball kept its winning ways going and also handed the final unbeaten team in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) play its first loss in an 84-77 result over Southwestern University on Saturday night.
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas men’s basketball team used an 11-1 run at the end of the first half to separate from Trinity University, and were able to claim a 73-64 victory on Friday night at the Maher Center. The Crusaders (4-8, 3-2 SCAC) have won three in a row and began 2019 with their first victory at the home confines on the season.
DENVER, Colo. - The University of Dallas men?s basketball team defeated Johnson & Wales University (CO) on Sunday, 69-66. It was a gritty victory, as the Crusaders (3-8, 2-2 SCAC) won their second conference game in as many days and were able to use timely defense at the end to withstand the Wildcats? scoring runs.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The University of Dallas men’s basketball team held on for a big 90-84 victory at Colorado College on Saturday afternoon. Michael Wambsganss (Denver, Colo.) poured a season-high 22 points, that included four three-pointers, in the first-of-two games in his home state this weekend. 14 of those occurred in a 52-point second half, as the Crusaders (2-8, 1-2 SCAC) snapped a six-game losing skid with their first conference victory.
IRVING, Texas – The University of Dallas men’s basketball team raced out to its highest point-total in a half this season and led by as many as 18 early in the second half, but could not hang on after a torrid Austin College run in the final frame that resulted in a 66-61 setback on Wednesday at the Maher Center.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CONWAY, Ark. – The University of Dallas men’s basketball team opened the 2018-19 season and a four-game road stretch with an 81-67 final on Thursday night. A first-half outburst that included a 23-9 scoring run for Hendrix College (1-1) would be too much for the Crusaders (0-1) to overcome.