Hounds rally past Tarleton

CNJ staff PORTALES — Junior guard Justin Redman-Trotter’s 3-pointer with nine seconds left — his only field goal of the night — forced overtime and Eastern New Mexico University’s men never trailed in the extra session in upending Tarleton State 77-74 on Saturday at Greyhound Arena in a Lone Star Conference South Division clash. The […]

Hounds hunt spot in playoffs

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer With two games left, Eastern New Mexico University’s men entered the week with the possibility of earning a No. 2 seed from the South Division and a first-round home game in next week’s Lone Star Conference postseason tournament — or perhaps finishing fifth and not making the tourney at […]

Hounds’ Largent on mend

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s leading scorer missed Saturday’s 78-76 Lone Star Conference South Division home loss to Texas A&M-Kingsville due to an infected right knee, according to ENMU coach Shawn Scanlan. Senior guard Tristan Largent developed the infection after he banged knees with a West Texas A&M player in a Feb. […]

Hounds turn back Mustangs

CNJ staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — If Eastern New Mexico University men’s coach Shawn Scanlan was wondering how his team would react in a bad situation, he found out Thursday night. The Greyhounds twice erased major deficits in turning back Midwestern State 86-81 to retain the early lead in the Lone Star Conference men’s race […]

Northeastern State turns back Hounds

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Tristan Largent takes a 3-point shot over the outstretched arm of Northeastern State sophomore Ben Rovenstine in the second half of Thursday’s Lone Star Conference crossover game at Greyhound Arena. (CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Northeastern State wasn’t having much luck getting second chances with its admittedly-poor […]

Hounds falter against LCU

By Mickey Winfield: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — With the way his team played, Eastern New Mexico University men’s coach Shawn Scanlan said it was hard to tell just how good Lubbock Christian was. Lubbock Christian guard Max Eding scored 23 points and fellow senior Marques Baldwin added 21 in a 73-64 win over the Greyhounds […]

Commerce posts win over Hounds

CNJ staff COMMERCE, Texas — Junior Kevin Widemond scored a career-high 27 points Saturday, lifting Texas A&M-Commerce past Eastern New Mexico University 77-68 in a Lone Star Conference men’s crossover game. Widemond, a 6-foot guard from Newark, N.J., hit 7-of-10 from 3-point range. Seniors Lamar Searight and Archie Beason both added 18 points for the […]

Washburn’s size too much for Hounds

By Greg Price: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — No matter how much talent a team has, sometimes a lack of size can counter its abilities. Eastern New Mexico University’s men kept the pressure on all night on Saturday, but Washburn’s size was too much for the Greyhounds as the Ichabods won 63-55 in the third-place […]

ENMU’s Largent, Bryant chosen first-team All-LSC South

CNJ staff RICHARDSON, Texas — Junior guard Tristan Largent of Martinsburg, W.Va., and senior post Tiana Bryant of Roswell represented Eastern New Mexico University as first-team choices in All-Lone Star Conference South Division selections, announced Monday by the LSC office. In addition, ENMU’s Joshua Jackson of Madison, Wis., was the men’s freshman of the year […]

Hounds stay hot at home

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Tristan Largent throws up a runner as Southeastern Oklahoma State’s Jason Stampley prepares to take a charge in the first half of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference crossover game at Greyhound Arena. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer PORTALES — With less than 10 seconds remaining in Eastern New Mexico’s 83-65 win […]

Hounds blow out Tigers

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Mikal Monette spins toward the basket for a shot during Thursday’s Lone Star Conference crossover game against East Central. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Whatever had been ailing the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team during a five-game losing streak certainly wasn’t in evidence Thursday night. Clicking […]

Central Missouri State turns back Hounds in Las Vegas event

Freedom Newspapers LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Senior guard Michael Hicks scored 29 points Friday night to lift 14th-ranked Central Missouri State to a 75-67 victory over Eastern New Mexico University in the first game of the NCAA Division II High Desert Classic at the McDermott Physical Education Center on the campus of UNLV. Hicks led […]

Hounds find point guard in Maryland

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ENMU junior guard Tristan Largent leads the Greyhounds in scoring, assists, steals and minutes played so far this season. (CNJ file photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — When approached last spring by Eastern New Mexico University men’s assistant coach Mark Murdock about the possibility of coming to the school to […]

Commerce’s Miller stings Hounds again

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ENMU’s Chad Donnell scores on a layup during Thursday’s Lone Star Conference crossover game against Texas A&M-Commerce. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Senior guard Jermart Miller scored the final seven points of the game, including a go-ahead four-point play with 18 seconds left, to rally Texas A&M-Commerce to […]

Hounds suffer second blowout loss

Freedom Newspapers LAWTON, Okla. — Arthur Trousdell posted a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds, and the host Cameron Aggies held Eastern New Mexico University without a field goal for the first 18:16 of the game en route to an easy 58-42 win in Saturday’s Lone Star Conference crossover game at Aggie Gym. Willie […]

Hounds subdue Grizzlies

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ENMU coach Shawn Scalan talks to his team during a timeout. (Freedom Newspapers: Leslie Spence) By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds shook off the effects of an L-tryptophan hangover and injuries to the starting lineup to defeat the Adams State College 69-57 Saturday at Greyhound Arena. ENMU (3-1) […]