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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

The SLU Lions celebrate the game winning shot with senior Ryan Burkhardt.

Last Week In Sports Feb. 22 – March 1

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter March 3, 2022

Lions’ baseball had a rough go of it this past week, going 1-4 overall in their five games. First, was a heartbreaking loss at the hands of ULL in Lafayette 6-5 on Tuesday night.  After trailing...

McNeese States defense leaves senior forward Jalyn Hinton unguarded, allowing him to score 18 points during the Feb. 10 home game.

Lions rally in the second half to beat McNeese Cowboys

David Zieske, Staff Reporter February 11, 2022

Southeastern’s Lions secured a conference win over the McNeese State Cowboys with an offensive show after being down by six at halftime in the University Center on Feb. 10.  With a final score of...

Senior guard Keon Clergeot reaches for the ball during the Jan. 29 home game against University of Incarnate Word. Clergeot scored a career-high 29 points, helping the Lions to a 78-68 victory over the Cardinals.

Lions rally behind Clergeot in UIW win

David Zieske, Staff Reporter January 31, 2022

In a rugged game, the Lions came out on top against the University of Incarnate Word, with a final score of 78-68.  The team created many opportunities to take the edge with a game plan of physicality...

Sophomore guard Roscoe Eastmond fights past Texas A&M-Corpus Christis block in a game on Thursday, Jan. 27.

Lions fall short to Islanders in Thursday home game

Haley Dupre', Staff Reporter January 29, 2022

In a tight game on Thursday against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, the Islanders pulled ahead after halftime for an 86-71 Lion loss. This broke the home game winning streak for the first loss in the UC...

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...

Mark Lieberman, associate head coach and fourth from left, started his coaching career in Florida after graduating from Florida International University. Lieberman was first introduced to head coach David Kiefer over twenty years ago before Lieberman coached with Louisiville legend Rick Patino.

From New York City to Hammond: Lieberman’s journey

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter October 9, 2020

Mark Lieberman, associate head coach for men’s basketball, arrived at the university in the fall of 2019 shortly after David Kiefer was promoted to head coach. Lieberman, a New York City native, has...

Senior guard Von Julien brings the ball down the court in Saturday’s 95-92 victory over Northwestern State University. With the win the Lions improved their regular season record to 7-22, Julien finished the game with eight points, two rebounds and three assists.

Lions top Demons 95-92 in power outage

Brynn Lundy , Staff Reporter March 3, 2020

After losing eight games in a row, the university men’s basketball team secured a victory over Northwestern State at the Senior Day game on Saturday, Feb. 29, with a final score of 95-92. To start...

University basketball takes loss against Abilene Christian

University basketball takes loss against Abilene Christian

Symiah Dorsey, Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter February 23, 2020

The university men’s and women’s basketball teams fell to Abilene Christian University in consecutive home games as they each trailed their opponents by six points. Both teams took on the reigning...

Freshman guard Byron Smith brings the ball down court during their game against Grambling State University. Smith finished the game with four points, one steal and two rebounds. With Friday’s 79-74 win, the Lions sit at a 3-6 record.

Lions prepare for late December road trip after beating Jackson State

Gerard Borne , Staff Reporter December 14, 2019

The Lions are currently sitting at a 3-6 record after defeating Southern University at New Orleans on Dec. 6. Lions prepare for a three-game road trip that will span across three states. The team will...

Senior guard Von Julien gets ready to catch a pass from freshman guard Byron Smith. With the 65-58 victory the Lions improved to 2-2 on the regular season. Southeasterns next game will be on the road against the University of Tulsa on Nov. 20.

Lions knock off Rams to earn a second victory

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter November 20, 2019

The men’s basketball team took a win on Nov. 17, defeating the University of Mobile Rams 65-58. The team made 23 of 63 field goal attempts, had 18 defensive rebounds and 17 total steals.  David...

Jeremiah Saunders, a sophomore guard, defends in Saturday’s win against William Carey University. Saunders is one of two returning starters for the 2019-2020 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...

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