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Lions lose first home game of the 2019-2020 season

Lions lose first home game of the 2019-2020 season

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

Southeastern fell 81-70 to Grambling State University Wednesday night in the University Center.  The Lions dropped to 1-2 on the season with the loss, sophomore forward Ty Brewer led the Lions with 15 points.  Head coach David Kiefer explained how easy shots changed the outcome of the game fo...

Lion’s defeat Xavier to earn their first win of the regular season

Lion’s defeat Xavier to earn their first win of the regular season

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

On Monday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day, the university basketball team took on Xavier University of Louisiana in the University Center.  With the first home game of the season, the Lions came out on top with a 77-70 victory. Although they won the game, head coach David Kiefer had mixed feelings about hi...

Men’s basketball starts a new chapter this season

Men’s basketball starts a new chapter this season

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

After finishing the last season with a 17-16 record and a 12-6 record in the Southland Conference play, the men’s basketball team is preparing for the fall 2019 season. This year, there are seven incoming freshmen on the team. David Kiefer, head coach, explained how having so many new members can...

‘Full Court Fest’ allows fans to get to know their teams

‘Full Court Fest’ allows fans to get to know their teams

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

Before the women’s and men’s basketball seasons start, the university will host its 12th annual “Full Court Fest” on Wednesday. The purpose of the event is to let Lions fans get to know both teams. Lindsey Owens, assistant athletic director of marketing and student promotions, explained...

Kiefer promoted to men’s basketball head coach

Kiefer promoted to men’s basketball head coach

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2019

Jay Ladner, former basketball coach, worked for five seasons and led the team to a 76-88 record overall and an appearance in the 2018 National Invitational Tournament. The University of Southern Mississippi alumnus has returned to his alma mater to coach the Golden Eagles basketball team. After...