Abilene Christian University

SFA, Abilene Christian Win Southland Conference Basketball Titles at Merrill Center

Courtesy Stephen F. Austin State University

By George Slaughter The Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks and Abilene Christian Wildcats won their respective Southland conference basketball titles this weekend at the Merrill Center. The titles qualify them for the NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournaments, respectively, which begin later this week. SFA, 24-2, will face Georgia Tech, 15-8, in the first round of the HemisFair Regional, which is being played in San Antonio. All the women’s tournament games are being played this year […]

Abilene Christian Wins Men’s, Women Basketball Titles in Katy

Courtesy Southland Conference

By George Slaughter There’s a first time for everything, and for the Abilene Christian Wildcats, Saturday night’s 77-60 win over the New Orleans Privateers was twice as nice. The win clinched their first-ever Southland Conference men’s basketball title, and it clinched their first-ever NCAA tournament berth. The women’s team also won its tournament, defeating Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Sunday afternoon. The ACU men’s team will play Kentucky on Thursday. The women’s team will learn its matchup […]