The Javelinas six-game winning streak came to a halt this past weekend as the Hogs fell to the #11 Tarleton State University Texans (21-3,12-2 LSC) 78-41 on Feb.9 at Wisdom Gym. The Hogs would also lose to Texas A&M–Commerce (17-7,9-6 LSC) 77-59 on Feb.11 at the field house.
The Javelinas are at homeThursday, Feb. 16, against West Texas A&M University. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m. in the Gil E. Steinke Physical Edu
The Hogs got off to a quick start against the Texans, sparked by an emphatic dunk from Duan Wright to give the Javelinas a 5-1 lead. The lead quickly diminished as the Texans responded by going on a 14-2 run and taking the momentum for the rest of the game.
The Javelinas ended up having a season low 41 points on a bad-shooting night. Shooting only 25 percent from the field, while the T
exans shot 45 percent including shooting 15-16 from the charity stripe in the second half to seal the game away for the Texans.
Will West led all Javelinas in scoring with 10 points, and Trey Sumpter led the team in rebounds with 5.
Feb. 11, the Javelinas took o
n the Lions in an attempt to bounce back after losing to Tarelton State, but were unsuccessful as the Hogs lost.
Similar to Fridays game against the Texans, the Javelinas jumped out to a quick to lead to start the game, but it was quickly answered by a 7-0 run by the Lions who would not relinquish the lead for the rest of the game. The hogs would struggle shooting again only shooting 38 percent from the field and 21 percent from behind the arch.
Duan Wright would lead all scores with 21 points and 3 steals on his way to eclipsing 500 total career points as a Javelina.
Robert Stevenson would led the team in rebounds with 8, and in blocks with 5.