The Cameron Aggies women's basketball team had some nervous moments but they were relieved to see their name on the NCAA Tournament bracket.
For three nights Cameron had to wait but for the first time since 2002 the Aggies have earned a berth into the NCAA National Tournament.
Midwestern State received an at-large bid for their 10th NCAA Division II South Central Regional Tournament appearance as announced by the Men's Basketball Championship Committee Sunday night.
Midwestern State earned the No. 3 seed in the 2015 South Central Regional field released Sunday night the by NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Committee.
The Midwestern State Mustangs valiantly fought back top within one possession but eventually fell to the West Texas A&M Lady Buffs, 73-70, in the Lone Star Conference Tournament final on Saturday afternoon.
Angelo State used a 21-3 run over the final eight minutes to pull away from Cameron, advancing to the school’s first Lone Star Conference Championship final since 2001. Tied at the half, the Rams dominated the Aggies in the second half for a 76-53 semifinal win and will play Saturday night at 5:30 p.m. in the finals against the winner of Tarleton State/Texas A&M-Commerce.
MSU Women's Basketball Head Coach Noel Johnson and Senior Guard Janae McJunkins talk about Friday's LSC Semifinal win over Texas A&M-Commerce.
When the shots aren't falling, good teams find ways to win. Midwestern State used a stingy defense to push forward against upset-minded Texas A&M-Commerce Friday in the semifinals of the Lone Star Conference Championship.
Sports Director Tobin McDuff talks with Midwestern State Women's Head Basketball Coach Noel Johnson Friday's Lone Star Conference Semifinal game between the Mustangs and Texas A&M-Commerce from the Allen Event Center.
Trailing by as much as 13 in the second half, Cameron used some clutch shooting to force overtime and then eventually knock off No. 3 seeded Midwestern State, 87-84, at the Lone Star Conference Championship Thursday afternoon at the Allen Event Center.
Down by two points midway through the second half, sixth-seed Texas A&M-Commerce went on a 20-2 run to cruise past Cameron, 80-65, in the quarterfinal round of Thursday’s Lone Star Conference Championship.
Senior Andrea Carter led a balanced attack and also set a prestigious school record for Midwestern State in the opening game of the LSC Championships Wednesday at the Allen Event Center as the Mustangs rolled past a gritty Eastern New Mexico squad, 70-49.
Top ten plays of the week
The Midwestern State Mustangs put the Cameron Aggies on ice, 73-67, and secure the 3-seed in the Lone Star Conference tournament.
Midwestern State's inside combination of Andrea Carter and Shambreka Jones churned out season highs to lead the Mustangs to an 83-71 win over Cameron Sunday afternoon at D.L. Ligon Coliseum.
Jermaine Ferrell has a preview of Midwestern State-Cameron men's and women's basketball games Sunday at the D.L. Ligon Coliseum.
Midwestern State let a 10-point first-half lead get away allowing Texas A&M-Kingsville to have the edge at the half Saturday night at D.L. Ligon Coliseum.
Despite trailing by double-digits within the first ten minutes, the MSU Mustangs raced to a 78-63 win over the Texas A&M-Kingsville Javelinas on Saturday night.
Last month, Midwestern State beat Tarleton State in Stephenville 78-76. Wednesday night, the Texans returned the favor, beating the Mustangs 58-53 at D.L. Ligon Coliseum. It was the second year Tarleton won at the dome.
MSU Senior Lisa Hampton wanted it. And she got it! Hampton hit a 3 pointer late in the game as Midwestern State beat Tarleton State 72-57 Wednesday night at D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Hampton's 3 gave her the school's all-time 3 point makes record held by Andrea Buben. Midwestern State improves to 17-3 overall and 9-2 in the LSC.