2017-18 Kangaroo Men's Basketball News

  • 59 'Roos Named to SCAC Winter and Spring Academic Honor Rolls
    June 19, 2018
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its winter and spring Academic Honor Rolls, and 59 members of Austin College athletics teams were among those to earn the distinction.
  • Mercadel, Holland Named All-SCAC
    February 24, 2018
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Austin College men’s basketball players Justice Mercadel and Michael Holland were each selected as All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference performers for the 2017-18 season, the league office announced on Saturday night at the SCAC Tournament hosted by Colorado College.
  • 'Roo Men Edged by Centenary on Senior Night
    February 17, 2018
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College men’s basketball team battled to the end but it wasn’t quite enough in the team’s final game of the season, as the ‘Roos fell 83-78 to Centenary on Saturday evening in Hughey Gym.
  • 'Roo Men Drop Road Game at Texas Lutheran
    February 10, 2018
    SEGUIN, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team got 22 points from Kam Hogan, but Texas Lutheran closed the game with a 23-14 run over the final 10 minutes to hand the 'Roos an 84-74 loss on Saturday night. The 'Roos are now 4-20 overall and 2-11 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • Hot-Shooting Pirates Top 'Roo Men
    February 09, 2018
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern shot 60% from the field and 50% from three-point range and the Austin College men's basketball team was unable to keep the pace, falling 109-76 on Friday evening.
  • 'Roo Men Fall to Dallas as Crusaders Pull Away Late
    February 03, 2018
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College men’s basketball team went back and forth with the University of Dallas but the Crusaders out-scored the ‘Roos 41-22 in the final 12 minutes, and Austin College fell 99-80 on Saturday night in Hughey Gym.
  • Men's Hoops Falls Short Against Colorado College
    February 02, 2018
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College men’s basketball team battled back and forth with visiting Colorado College all game but the Tigers pulled away in the final minutes to hand the ‘Roos a 71-64 loss on Friday night in Hughey Gym.
  • Mercadel Named SCAC Player of the Week
    January 29, 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.
  • 'Roo Men Hold Off Trinity for 88-85 Victory
    January 28, 2018
    SHERMAN, Texas – Justice Mercadel poured in 29 points and the Austin College men’s basketball team held off Trinity University for an 88-85 victory on Sunday afternoon in Hughey Gym.
  • 'Roo Men Fall Short Against Schreiner
    January 26, 2018
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College men’s basketball team stuck with Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference-leading Schreiner University until deep into the second half, but the Mountaineers pulled away down the stretch to hand the ‘Roos an 88-75 loss on Friday night in Hughey Gym.
  • Mercadel Named to D3Hoops Team of the Week
    January 23, 2018
    SHERMAN, Texas – Austin College men’s basketball player Justice Mercadel has been honored by D3Hoops.com as a member of its National Team of the Week, following a sensational weekend in a pair of games for the ‘Roos. 
  • Austin College Edged by Trinity Despite Huge Night for Mercadel
    January 20, 2018
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Justice Mercadel poured in 31 points, grabbed 15 rebounds, and dished out seven assists but the Austin College men's basketball team was edged on the road by Trinity 95-90 on Friday night. The 'Roos are now 3-15 overall and 1-6 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • 'Roos Fall to Schreiner in Overtime
    January 19, 2018
    KERRVILLE, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team dropped a hard-fought overtime battle at Schreiner on Friday night, falling to the Mountaineers 99-93. The 'Roos are now 3-14 overall and 1-5 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • Austin College Men Earn Road Win at Dallas
    January 14, 2018
    IRVING, Texas - The Austin College men's basketball team led from start to finish in an 85-78 road victory over the University of Dallas on Sunday afternoon, giving the team it's first Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference win of the year. The 'Roos are now 3-13 overall and 1-4 in SCAC play.
  • 'Roo Men Drop Road Game at Colorado College
    January 12, 2018
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Austin College men's basketball team got a career-best 23 points from Kam Hogan but it wasn't quite enough as the 'Roos were edged 87-82 at Colorado College on Friday night. The 'Roos are now 2-13 overall and 0-4 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • 'Roo Basketball Alumni Game Set for February 17
    January 10, 2018
    The Austin College men's and women's basketball programs have set Saturday, February 17 as the date for this year's Kangaroo Alumni Basketball Game, head coaches Rodney Wecker and Michelle Filander have announced.
  • 'Roo Men Come Up Short in Comeback Bid
    January 07, 2018
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College men’s basketball team battled back from a 21-point lead but came up short against Texas Lutheran, falling 79-69 on Sunday afternoon in Hughey Gym.
  • Late Run Pushes Southwestern Past 'Roo Men
    January 05, 2018
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College men’s basketball team held a 10-point edge with five and a half minutes to play, but Southwestern University would use a 21-4 run to close the game and hand the ‘Roos a 77-70 defeat on Friday night in Hughey Gym.
  • Men's Hoops Drops SCAC Opener at Centenary
    December 30, 2017
    SHREVEPORT, La. - The Austin College men's basketball team led Centenary midway through the first half but a 16-0 run for the Gents swung the momentum, and the 'Roos were unable to recover in a 91-63 loss in the team's Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference opener. The 'Roos are now 2-10 overall and 0-1 in SCAC play.
  • Men's Hoops Edged by Piedmont
    December 19, 2017
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Austin College men's basketball team dropped a heartbreaker in Memphis, falling 86-85 to Piedmont College on Tuesday afternoon. The 'Roos are now 2-9 overall this season.
  • 'Roo Men Fall Short Against Covenant
    December 18, 2017
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Austin College men's basketball team fell 100-85 to Covenant College on Monday afternoon on the campus of Rhodes College, as the Scots used 55.1% shooting to drop the 'Roos to 2-8 on the year.
  • 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.
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