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Lady Statesmen Get Their Revenge

Lady Statesmen Get Their Revenge

February 4, 2017

On Jan. 28, the Lady Statesmen basketball squad faced up against the North Alabama Lady Lions, hungry for a rematch. Only a couple of weeks ago, the Lady Statesmen fell short to the Lady Lions in their home court match up. The Lady Statesmen lost by a mere eight points, so they were eager to make up for that on Saturday.   The...

Gird Your Lions

Gird Your Lions

Bugg Davis

January 26, 2017

Filed under Basketball, Spring 2017

On Jan. 12, the Statesmen basketball team faced a home court battle against the North Alabama Lions, defeating them 84-80. The Statesmen won the opening tip and scored six unanswered points at the start of the game until North Alabama answered back with a three-pointer to stop the Statesmen’s run. From there, the game was...

Lady Statesmen Season Review

Lady Statesmen Season Review

March 26, 2016

The Lady Statesmen of Delta State experienced great amounts of success this basketball season. The Lady Statesmen captured their 16th GSC Women's Basketball Tournament title and the first since 2008-09. DSU finished as the GSC Tournament runner-up the last two seasons falling to Union in last years final 62-50. Chels...

Statesmen Snap Back From Losing Streak

February 24, 2016

CLEVELAND, Mississippi. – The Delta State University men's basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak with an 86-71 win over the Shorter University Hawks on Thursday. The Statesmen used a 12-5 run to boost momentum, leading 19-8 with 13:56 to go in the first half. With 4:40 remaining, Delta State gained its largest lead, 21 points,...

Statesmen Trounce Argos at Home

February 11, 2016

CLEVELAND, Mississippi – Delta State University's offensive dominance included five Statesmen scoring in double figures en route to a 74-48 victory over West Florida on Thursday night at Walter Sillers Coliseum. Delta State carried their offensive rampage from its previous game into the contest with West Florida. DSU started...

Statesmen Drops the Ball

Statesmen Drops the Ball

January 28, 2016

JACKSON, Tennessee. – Despite a comeback-effort during the second half, the Delta State University men's basketball team dropped its third straight game in a 51-48 loss to Union University on Thursday at Fred DeLay Gym. Two Statesmen scored in double digits. Devin Schmidt led the team with 16 points, followed by freshman Br...