Hounds notch sixth seed in regional

By Dave Wagner The Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team has earned a spot in the NCAA Division II South Central Region basketball tournament. The Greyhounds (20-8) were accorded the No. 6 seed in selections announced on Sunday night, and will face third-seeded Northwest Missouri State (26-4) on Saturday at Stephenville, Texas. It’s their […]

Hounds earn share of LSC South title

Freedom Newspapers SAN ANGELO, Texas — Jamaal Hunnicutt had a double-double, posting 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds moved closer to their second-straight Lone Star Conference South title with an 81-73 win at Angelo State. Eastern (19-7, 9-2) is a win away from clinching the division title. The Hounds […]

Hounds retake LSC South lead

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Eastern New Mexico University junior Jamal Washington drives past Texas A&M-Commerce junior Allen Walker during the first half of Saturday’s game at Greyhound Arena in Portales. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Kennis Green made up for lost time. The Eastern New Mexico University junior bounced back from what amounted to […]

Kingsville Hounds latest challenger

By Dave Wagner Maybe he wouldn’t have called his team a Lone Star Conference South Division contender before the season, but Texas A&M-Kingsville men’s basketball coach Pete Peterson thought his squad had a chance to be pretty decent. In the division’s preseason poll, the Javelinas earned just 35 points and finished last out of seven […]

Hounds take on Buffaloes in rematch at Canyon

CNJ STAFF The Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team is on a four-game winning streak that includes an 89-74 homecourt triumph over Lone Star Conference South Division rival West Texas A&M just five days ago. ENMU coach Shawn Scanlan knows the 6 p.m. (MST) rematch on Monday night against the Buffaloes at the WT […]

Hounds’ Cooper wants to share his knowledge

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Eastern New Mexico University senior Brent Cooper hopes to pass on what he has learned as a player by coaching after he’s done playing collegiately. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University senior point guard Brent Cooper can think of no bigger assist than to pass along his knowledge […]

Hounds look to regroup

By Dave Wagner His team earned a split on a tough weekend road trip, but Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball coach Shawn Scanlan said the Greyhounds are going through some tough times. ENMU opened Lone Star Conference South Division play on Thursday with a 55-52 win at Texas A&M-Commerce, then traveled south to face […]

Hounds look to rebound

By Dave Wagner The Eastern New Mexico University basketball teams were on their way to a perfect weekend in Oklahoma, but Southwestern Oklahoma’s Cer Edwards spoiled the party. Edwards drained a 3-pointer with four seconds left on Saturday, giving SWOSU a 51-49 win over the Greyhounds in a Lone Star Conference men’s crossover game. The […]

ENMU overcomes slow start to beat Savages

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Eastern senior Jamaal Hunnicutt (front) battles Southeastern Oklahoma’s Jordan Dreiling for a loose ball near halfcourt. It was one of 23 turnovers the Hounds forced. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Jamal Washington wasn’t sure how much good he’d be Saturday to the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds. Despite an injured […]

ENMU basketball capsules

By Dave Wagner Men What/when: ENMU (7-3) vs. Southeastern Oklahoma (6-3) at 4 p.m. Saturday, vs. East Central (4-5) at 7:30 p.m. Monday Where: Greyhound Arena Radio: KSEL-FM 95.3, Portales Notes: ENMU has won five in a row after blowing out undermanned Oklahoma Panhandle State 92-52 at home on Wednesday, its first game in 13 […]