The Lion's Roar

Senior basketball player finds success in Minn.

Forward Moses Greenwood, a senior general studies major, prepares to pass the ball in a home game for the Lions basketball team. Greenwood looks to continue his basketball career after college, possibly playing overseas.

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019

The Dos Equis 3X3U Tournament earlier this month gave Moses Greenwood, a senior forward for the men’s basketball team, the chance to showcase his athletic skills. Senior players from 33 Division I conferences competed. Each team was comprised of four players including one substitute. “It was an am...

Lions show out on Senior Day

The Lions beat the Northwestern State University Demons 69-55. Moses Greenwood, senior forward, led the Lions with 22 points.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019

On Senior Day, the Lions basketball team beat the Northwestern State University Demons 69-55. Moses Greenwood, senior forward, led the Lions with 22 points. Jay Ladner, head coach of men's basketball, discussed Greenwood’s performance on the court. “Moses, when he got here, went from an at-the-rim...

Student-athletes admire the work ethic of pros

The men’s basketball team stretches to warm up before the game against Sam Houston State University. Athletes are commonly viewed as role models to both athletes and non-athletes alike.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019

Professional athletes help shape other athletes’ games and character. Evan Pace, a senior catcher for the baseball team, shared how athletes can relate to professional athletes in their particular sport. “They’ve been through what we’ve been through,” said Pace. “Most of the baseball athletes hav...

Lions are victorious at home

Marlain Veal, senior guard, looks for an open pass in Saturday's game against Nicholls State University. The Lions beat the Colonels 91-70.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019

In the ninth Southland Conference game of the season, the men's basketball team landed a victory against Nicholls State University. The Lions finished the game 91-70, setting the overall record to 9-13. Marlain Veal, senior guard and all-time program leader in assists and steals, scored 13 points...

Lions win at home

Marlain Veal, a senior forward, scored 12 points against William Carey University in the Lions' first home game of the season.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2018

The Lions men's basketball team won its first home game of the season 78-57 against William Carey University. Six Lions players scored in the double digits with Moses Greenwood, a senior forward, and Marlain Veal, a senior guard, leading with 12 points each. Head Coach Jay Ladner discussed the...