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The Lion's Roar

OPINION | An homage to Kobe and Gigi Bryant

OPINION | An homage to Kobe and Gigi Bryant

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter February 8, 2024

The entire basketball world stopped on Jan. 26, 2020. News broke that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gigi Bryant died in a helicopter crash along with seven other people.  It...

Guard Boogie Anderson reached double figures in the final game of the mens season against UNO in the Southland Conference Mens Basketball Tournament Monday night. The Lions ended the season with an 18-14 record.

Men’s basketball season ends at the hands of UNO

Troy Allen March 7, 2023

In the second round of the Jersey Mike’s Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament, No. 7 seed UNO beat No. 3 seed Southeastern by a score of 82-78. SLU ends its season with an 18-14 overall record...

Senior Southeastern guard Boogie Anderson takes on a Northwestern State defender during the Lions 91-81 overtime loss on Thursday at the University Center. (Jan. 19, 2023)

Northwestern snaps Southeastern’s four-game winning streak in overtime battle

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter January 21, 2023

Northwestern defeated Southeastern 91-81 in overtime. The Demons buried 11 out of 22 triples in the win, and they were able to get to the free throw line twenty-five times.  With the loss, Southeastern...

Nicholls’ hot shooting leads to Southeastern defeat

Nicholls’ hot shooting leads to Southeastern defeat

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter December 16, 2022

Following a blowout win versus Belhaven, Southeastern came up short against their Southland rival Nicholls State in an 88-73 loss.   The Green and Gold drop below .500 in the early season with a record...

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...

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