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The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Sophomore guard Mehdi Pissis blocks lay-up attempt of a teammate on a fast-break during practice at the University Center. (Nov. 3, 2022)

Lions hope new faces will result in success on the court for 2022-23 campaign

Troy Allen and Chase Gispert November 5, 2022

Following a successful 2021-2022 basketball season, the Southeastern Lions will look to accomplish bigger things this season.  Last year, the Lions went 19-15 overall  with an impressive 10-1 (.714...

Joe Kasperzyk drives towards the net as he slides past a defending Colonel.

Burkhardt buzzer-beater lands win over Colonels

David Zieske, Staff Reporter March 2, 2022

The Southeastern Louisiana University men’s basketball team had a comeback ending to a rough game as the Lions beat Nicholls State University 83-81.  The Lions’ win looked dim as the team was down...

Gus Okafor drives on UNO defender Simeon Kirkland during Lions 84-79 victory on Thursday night.

Lions best Privateers in a marquee Southland battle

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter February 25, 2022

Southeastern defeated UNO 84-79 Thursday night at the University Center to improve to 16-13 (8-4) in Southland play.  UNO drops to 16-10 (9-2) and are now tied with Nicholls State for first place in...

Senior guard/forward Morgan Carrier dribbles the ball down the court to move past the Lady Huskies defense. The Lady Lions fell 51-40 to Houston Baptist on Feb.  12.

Last week in sports: Feb. 8-15

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter February 16, 2022

Women’s Basketball Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams hosted McNeese on Thursday and Houston Baptist on Saturday for two Southland Conference clashes.  Women’s hoops defeated McNeese...

Senior Guard player Keon Clergeot makes a free-throw shot.

Lions basketball rebound in second half to beat Huskies

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter February 14, 2022

The Lions basketball team played the Houston Baptist Huskies on Saturday night, defeating them in a comeback with the score 89-84. The Lions started the game with a roaring lead, opening with a 9-0...

Junior guard Joe Kasperzyk makes a dunk during the Feb. 3 basketball game against McNeese in Lake Charles.

Last week in sports: Feb. 1-7

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter February 11, 2022

SLU enjoyed an eventful week in sports on Feb. 1-7.  Southeastern men’s basketball split their two games last week on their road trip out west.  The first game was a Feb. 3 contest against McNeese...

Senior center Morgan Davis attempts to score in the paint during the Jan. 29 womens basketball game against University of Incarnate Word in the University Center. The Lady Lions finished with a 76-49 victory against the Lady Cardinals.

Last week in sports: Jan. 24-31

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter February 3, 2022

Men and women’s hoops had a very successful week on the hardware going 3-1 overall in their games against Texas A&M Corpus Christi and Incarnate Word.  Women’s basketball had a huge win over...

Junior forward Natalie Kelly drives the ball down the court in Saturday nights game against the University of Incarnate Word.

Williams, Carrier, Bell lead Lady Lions in win over Cardinals

David Zieske, Staff Reporter January 31, 2022

The Lady Lions basketball team had a dominating game over the University of Incarnate Word at the University Center on Saturday, as the match ended with SLU having a 27-point lead.  SLU’s control...

Gage Larvadain locking in on the sidelines before playoff game vs Florida A&M. Larvadain played both basketball and football from a young age.

Gage Larvadain: A two-sport rising star

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter January 25, 2022

Growing up in Donaldsonville, La., Gage Larvadain always seemed to have a basketball or football in his hand. Larvadain recalled playing both sports at a very young age, not really having a favorite.  “I...

Lions release 2021-22 basketball schedule

Lions release 2021-22 basketball schedule

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2021

On Sept. 29, the Southeastern men’s basketball team released its regular season schedule for the upcoming season.  The 2021-2022 season will feature some different aspects to the schedule as the...

As a Kansas State Wildcat, center Antonio Gordon goes for a shot against the Iowa State Cyclones. A native of Lawton, Okla., Gordon signed on for Southeasterns mens basketball team for next season.

Men’s hoops signs Kansas State transfer

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter May 13, 2021

Antonio Gordon’s basketball journey has landed him at the Lion’s Den.  A native of Lawton, Okla., Gordon initially committed to Tulsa University but wound up playing for the Wildcats of Kansas...

Illinois center Kofi Cockburn (21) is defended by Loyola Chicago center Cameron Krutwig, left, and Lucas Williamson, right, during the first half of a mens college basketball game in the second round of the NCAA tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Sunday, March 21, 2021.

March Madness is finally here

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief March 24, 2021

After 706 days of no March Madness, the time is finally here when brackets will be busted, Cinderella stories will be made and one team will be crowned the 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Division 1 champion.  This...

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