The Lion's Roar

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 Southeastern's men's 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 men's 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...

The Lions defeated Northwestern State University 27-24 on Saturday March 13. On March 20, the Lions will hit the road to take on the University of Incarnate Word.

Last week In Sports: March 10-16

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2021

The sports-packed spring semester continued last week with the Lions baseball team extending its win streak to eight games.  Currently sitting at 11-4, Lions baseball swept Southland Conference rival...

Junior wide receiver CJ Turner lines up against a McNeese State University defensive back. The Lions will play their next home game on March 13 against Northwestern State University.

Last week in sports: March 3-9

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2021

Southeastern started the month of March on the right foot after the football, women’s basketball and baseball teams all collected victories. The Lions football team shifted back into the win column...

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...

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