The Lion's Roar

Senior guard Keon Clergeot pushes through the Cowboys' defense and goes for a shot during the last home game of the 2021 season against McNeese State University on Feb. 24.

Lions fall to Cowboys in final home game

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

The McNeese State University Cowboys defeated the Lions men’s basketball team 95-91 in their second matchup of the season. Last night’s game in the University Center was the final home game of the...

Over the next three years, the REC will replace the floors of the three other courts. Once completed, it will mark the first time since the REC’s opening that the courts were replaced.

REC brings Pennington basketball court renovations

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

Over the winter break, the REC began its first phase of renovations and repairs to the basketball courts. Currently, the floor of court one is being replaced. Over the next three years, the REC will...

Senior distance runner Shea Foster broke the Southeastern record for the 8k. The team's conference championship is currently scheduled for Feb. 15.

Last week in sports: Feb. 2-9

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2021

The week of Feb. 2-9 was a relatively quiet week of athletics for Southeastern as only two of the 12 university sports teams had games/matches. The university’s cross country squad had a record-breaking...

Freshman guard, Jamon Kemp is the son of former NBA All-Star Shawn Kemp. Jamon is a native of Seattle where his father played for the Seattle SuperSonics.

Lions guard tries to follow in father’s Hall of Fame footsteps

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2021

A six-time NBA All-Star, a three time All-NBA second team and a McDonald’s All-American—these are just some of the accolades achieved by Shawn Kemp, the father of university men’s basketball freshman...

The Lady Lions volleyball team kicked off their 2021 season with splitting a weekend series with the University of Southern Miss. Head coach Jeremy White looks to improve on his 2019 campaign.

Last Week in Southeastern Sports

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2021

The men’s basketball team continued their hot streak with two home victories over Southland foes University of Central Arkansas and the University of New Orleans. The Lions went into last week at 2-4...

Nick Caldwell, sophomore guard/forward, averaged 6.7 points for the Lions in 2020 while also collecting 13 blocks over the season. The Lions went 8-23 in 2020 and also failed to reach the Southland Conference Tournament.

Caldwell looks to lead Lions to 2021 Southland Championship

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter October 16, 2020

After averaging 6.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 13 blocks for the Lions men’s basketball team in 2020, sophomore guard/forward Nick Caldwell is looking to lead the Lions to a 2021 Southland Conference title. Caldwell,...

Riley Conroy was coached in college at Tulane University by former NBA Coach of the Year Mike Dunleavy Sr. The Tulane alumnus is currently obtaining a MBA in Sports Administration from Florida Atlantic University.

Lions men’s basketball promotes Riley Conroy to interim assistant coach

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter October 15, 2020

After serving one season as the men’s basketball director operations and recruiting coordinator, Riley Conroy has been promoted to assistant head coach. Conroy was promoted from director of operations...

Junior forward Ty Brewer bings the ball down the court against Grambling state University. Last season, brewer played in all 31 games wile starting in 28 of them. In 2019-2020, Brewer lead the team in points per game with 14.9, 7.7 rebounds per game, steals with 46 and blocks with 18.

Men’s basketball anticipates to have 2021 season

Gerard Borne, Staff Raporter September 17, 2020

2020 has left nothing but questions for sports fans all across the world. Some are wondering if there will still be a season. Others are wondering if they will have to wait until COVID-19 has died down...

Senior guard Charliee Dugas saw her final season get cut short due to the COVID-19 Virus outbreak. Dugas finished her career averaging 10 points, one assist, 3.3 rebounds and 1.4 steals for the Lady Lions.

Senior athletes miss their final seasons due to COVID-19

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter August 24, 2020

Universities across the nation have had to put a halt to their athletic programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of the sudden cancellation of games, tournaments and seasons, many senior student-athletes...

Von Julien

Julien looking forward to his final season

Jacob Lofton , Staff Reporter October 25, 2019

Von Julien, a senior guard on the university men’s basketball team, has been on the university roster for the past three seasons and started in all 33 games last season. Julien started to play basketball...

Marlain Veal, senior guard, did not start in the

Lions fall at home to Bearkats

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter January 31, 2019

The men's basketball team ended its four-game win streak in a match against Sam Houston State University. The Lions lost 62-52 in the "Jam the Jungle" game. "We didn't do a good job tonight and made...

Freshman Guard Parker Edwards began his college basketball career in the fall of 2018 at the university. Since then, he has gained some recognition for the Game against Louisiana State University where he scored 25 points in 10 minutes.

A career in basketball

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter January 29, 2019

As a part of the men’s basketball team, freshman guard Parker Edwards represents the university. Edwards, a resident of Mandeville, started playing sports at a young age. “When I was younger,...

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