Texas A&M Commerce Defeats Kingsville

KINGSVILLE – The Texas A&M University-Commerce men’s basketball team defeated A&M-Kingsville 74-72 on Thursday night. The Lions pushed their lead to double digits midway through the first half and withstood a late push by the Javelinas to get the win.

The win brings the Lions to 11-2 on the season and 4-1 in the Lone Star Conference. The Javelinas fall to 7-5 on the season and 0-3 in conference play. It was just the second win for the Lions in Kingsville in the last 13 seasons.

The Lions will now head to Angelo State on Saturday to take on the No. 5 ranked team in the country. The game will start at 4 p.m. at the Junell Center in San Angelo. The game will follow the A&M-Commerce women’s basketball team’s contest.