ENMU faces Southeastern in LSC tourney opener

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Suffice it to say, the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team picked the right time to play arguably its best road game of the season. In a winner-take-all situation, the Greyhounds edged Midwestern State 84-82 in overtime on Saturday at Wichita Falls, Texas, claiming the Lone Star Conference […]

Hounds improve tourney chances with rout of Angelo

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Eastern New Mexico University freshman Joshua Jackson tries to get around Angelo State University’s Ronald Pittman during the first half of Wedneday’s Lone Star Conference South Division men’s game in Portales. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — After coming off the bench for a few games, Eastern New […]

ENMU men seeking LSC tourney berth

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Despite a couple of disappointing losses last week, the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team is still in contention for a Lone Star Conference tournament berth. The Greyhounds (9-14, 3-5 LSC South) open their final homestand of the season with a 7:30 p.m. matchup today against […]

Hounds misfire late, bow in OT to Buffs

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ENMU center Mikal Monette gets off a shot in traffic in the first half of Monday’s Lone Star Conference South game against West Texas A&M at Greyhound Arena. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer PORTALES — With a shot to win at the end of regulation and the end overtime, the […]

Hounds eye rematch with WT

CNJ staff PORTALES — Shawn Scanlan hopes his Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team has its defensive problems straightened out. Scanlan noted the Greyhounds gave up 20 layups or dunks in a 93-81 Lone Star Conference South Division loss to rival West Texas A&M Monday at Canyon, Texas. ENMU (9-12, 3-3 South) put together […]

Hounds ride defense to win over Kingsville

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Greyhound senior guard Jolen Montoya drives past Texas A&M-Kingsville post Juan Launaze in the first half of Thursday’s Lone Star Conference South Division game at Greyhound Arena. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball coach Shawn Scanlan got the defensive effort he wanted to […]

Hounds play tough in crunch time

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Joshua Jackson tries to create some room against Midwestern State guard Allen Houston in the first half of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference South Division game at Greyhound Arena. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Portales — Going up against one of the conference’s leading big men in Midwestern State’s 6-foot-9 center […]

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 […]

ENMU glad to be home

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Eastern New Mexico University’s Ira Cross pulls down a rebound during the first half of a game against Oklahoma Panhandle State in early December. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Eastern New Mexico University’s basketball teams are glad to be home again, and they hope it helps them rediscover their […]

ENMU squads return to action

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer With his team striving to get back to the .500 mark and Lone Star Conference South Division play on the horizon, Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball coach Shawn Scanlan isn’t about to take any opponent for granted — even a winless one. He knows despite an 0-10 record, […]