2017-18 Kangaroo Men's Basketball News

  • Austin College Men Fall to Millsaps
    December 14, 2017
    JACKSON, Miss. - The Austin College men's basketball team struggled to get anything going offensively and Millsaps shot nearly 52% from the field as the Majors topped the 'Roos 81-55 on Thursday afternoon. The 'Roos are now 2-7 overall this season.
  • Big Second Half Propels NWU Past 'Roos
    December 10, 2017
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College men’s basketball team led Nebraska Wesleyan at halftime, but the Prairie Wolves shot better than 56% from the field after halftime and the ‘Roos committed 11 turnovers on their way to a 92-67 loss on Sunday afternoon.
  • Hot-Shooting Rhodes Tops Austin College Men
    December 02, 2017
    SHERMAN, Texas – Rhodes College knocked down 16 three pointers, including 10 in the first half as the Lynx built a 62-41 halftime lead, and the Austin College men’s basketball team was unable to come from behind in a 120-103 loss on Saturday in Hughey Gym.
  • Kameron Hill Honored as SCAC Character & Community Male Athlete of the Week
    November 30, 2017
    Kameron Hill, a sophomore guard on the Austin College men's basketball team, has been selected the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Character and Community Male Student Athlete of the Week for the week beginning November 27, 2017.
  • LeTourneau Tops 'Roo Men's Hoops
    November 27, 2017
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College men’s basketball team got out to a hot start against visiting LeTourneau University on Monday night with an early 13-7 lead, but the Yellow Jackets used a 22-3 run to take control on their way to handing the ‘Roos a 91-73 loss in Hughey Gym.
  • 'Roo Men Complete Season Sweep of Hendrix
    November 26, 2017
    CONWAY, Ark. - The Austin College men's basketball team earned it second win over Hendrix College on Sunday, topping the Warriors 96-84 in a road victory behind 30 points and 13 rebounds from Michael Holland. The 'Roos are now 2-3 on the year.
  • 'Roo Men Fall to Texas-Tyler
    November 22, 2017
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College men’s basketball team got a double-double from Michael Holland and four players reached double-digits in the scoring column, but the University of Texas-Tyler used 52 points in the paint to top the ‘Roos 92-81 on Wednesday afternoon in Hughey Gym.
  • 'Roos Fall Short Against Millsaps
    November 19, 2017
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College men’s basketball team battled back from a 10-point deficit late to tie it up against Millsaps, but the ‘Roos came up just short in an 81-78 loss to the Majors on Sunday evening in Hughey Gym. The ‘Roos are now 1-2 overall with the defeat.
  • 'Roos Outlast Hendrix to Win Home Opener
    November 17, 2017
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College men’s basketball team hounded Hendrix College into 27 turnovers and knocked down 12 three pointers on their way to a 91-83 victory over the Warriors on Friday night in Hughey Gym.
  • 'Roo Men's Hoops Picked 7th in SCAC Preseason Poll
    November 15, 2017
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team kicks off the 2017-2018 season on Wednesday night with the campus community still in shock from the loss of Patrick Johnson. The 'Roos will be looking to start the season strong in his memory against LeTourneau University in Longview.
  • 'Roo Men Fall to LeTourneau in Season Opener
    November 15, 2017
    LONGVIEW, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team got 24 points from Justice Mercadel and a double-double from Michael Holland in their season debuts, but it wasn't enough to overcome LeTourneau University in a 105-78 loss on Wednesday night.
  • Men's Game Versus Hendrix Moved to Friday Night
    November 13, 2017
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team's home opener against Hendrix College as part of the SAA/SCAC Challenge has been moved to Friday night at 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday's Men's Basketball Exhibition Game Canceled
    November 12, 2017
    SHERMAN, Texas - In light of the passing of Austin College men's basketball player Patrick Johnson, head coach Rodney Wecker, the Austin College athletics department, and Southeastern Oklahoma State University have made the decision to cancel Monday night's exhibition game in Durant.
  • Austin College Mourns the Loss of Patrick Johnson
    November 11, 2017
    The Austin College community is extremely saddened today to learn of the death overnight of junior Patrick “PJ” Johnson of Lufkin, Texas, following a single vehicle accident in Sherman. A graduate of Diboll High School, PJ was a leader on the Austin College men’s basketball team. He is the son of Patricia Johnson of Lufkin, Texas.
  • 'Roo Men's Hoops Has Eight Named to NABC Honors Court
    July 18, 2017
    Eight members of the Austin College men's basketball team have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court, the NABC has announced.