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Abilene Christian holds off Lamar 71-67

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) Jaylen Franklin scored 18 points and Abilene Christian held off Lamar 71-67 Monday night. Abilene Christian (11-13, 6-5 Southland Conference) led by six after Franklin's jumper with 1:26 to go. It turned into a free throw shooting contest from there. Lamar made six in a row, compared to two for Abilene Christian, and the difference was two points with 20 seconds...
Via Associated Press
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Abilene Christian upsets Houston Baptist 79-72

ABILENE, Texas (AP) Jaylen Franklin scored 21 points, Parker Wentz added 18 on five 3-pointers and Abilene Christian used a big first half to upset Houston Baptist 79-72 on Tuesday night, ending the Huskies' 10-game winning streak and handing them their first Southland Conference defeat. Led by Franklin's 16 points, the Wildcats shot 63 percent in the first half, scored 16 off...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Franklin leads Abilene Christian over McNeese State 75-67

ABILENE, Texas (AP) Jaylen Franklin scored 29 points and had six steals to lead Abilene Christian to a 75-67 victory over McNeese State on Tuesday night. Franklin was 11 of 15 from the floor. Jaren Lewis had 12 points and Duran Porter added 10 for the Wildcats (8-10, 3-2 Southland Conference), who shot 52 percent from the floor and have won four of their last six games. Jamaya...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Abilene Christian holds off Central Arkansas for 62-61 win

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) Jaylen Franklin scored five of his 13 points in the final minutes and Duran Porter made two free throws in the closing seconds as Abilene Christian held off Central Arkansas 62-61 on Saturday night. Central Arkansas got the final shot, but Jordan Howard's trey caromed off the backboard as time expired. Porter made just 3 of 10 field goals but made all four free...
Via Associated Press
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Abilene Christian beats Hillsdale Baptist 90-48

ABILENE, Texas (AP) Jaylen Franklin had 18 points and six rebounds in 24 minutes on Wednesday night as Abilene Christian beat Hillsdale Free Will Baptist 90-48. The Wildcats (5-8) never trailed after Hillsdale Baptist scored the opening basket. Abilene Christian then went on a 21-3 run, led 49-24 at halftime and scored the first 12 of the second period. Abilene Christian had...
Via Associated Press
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

DU’s women volleyball has impressive weekend, season marches on

Denver volleyball earned its third victory of the weekend with a sweep of Abilene Christian (25-10, 25-19, 25-11) in front of 482 fans in Hamilton Gymnasium in the final match of the Denver Invitational. The Pioneers are now 11-3 on the season. “We had to work through some growing pains this weekend with the new lineup,” head coach Jesse Mahoney said. “I thought Montana especially...
Via Mile High Sports
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Former LSU TE transfers to Abilene Christian

Freshman tight end Hanner Shipley has left LSU’s football program and will transfer to Abilene Christian. Ross Dellenger of The Advocate reported Shipley’s decision. A three-star recruit out of Texas’ Faith Academy of Marble Falls, about 48 miles away from Austin, Shipley is expected to play on Abilene Christian’s offensive line, as the university’s athletic department...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Taylor Gabriel Will Earn More Playing Time if He Keeps Making Catches Like This One

For a guy out of Abilene Christian the NFL is not somewhere you expect to end up. You may dream about it and want it, but guys from small private school don't typically end up there. However, Taylor Gabriel is making it happen. During his rookie campaign he caught 36 balls for 621 yards and a touchdown.He barely caught half the balls thrown his way (36 of 71), but if he can keep...
Via FatManWriting
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Loyola dominates Abilene Christian for third straight win

Loyola (7-2) had no trouble Wednesday getting past Abilene Christian (4-5) at Gentile Arena for the team’s third straight win. The Ramblers blew past the Wildcats 83-44 behind a balanced attack. All 14 Loyola players saw the floor, and 13 of them scored. Photo: Loyola Athletics Junior guard Devon Turk and junior forward Montel James each scored 13 points to lead Loyola. Turk...
Via The Catch and Shoot
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Poe leads Lumberjacks to road win

ABILENE, Texas -- Kyren Poe passed for 293 yards and one touchdown and ran for another to lead Northern Arizona to a 27-21 win over Abilene Christian on Saturday night. Poe hit Alex Holmes, who had nine catches for 119 yards, for a 24-yard score in the second quarter than then ran 3 yards to make it 17-7 just 17 seconds before the half. Corbin Jountti had a 1 yard run for a touchdown...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU heads to Texas to face Abilene Christian

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- No. 25 Northern Arizona takes a trip to Texas this weekend to face Abilene Christian on Saturday. Kickoff at Shotwell Stadium is set for 4 p.m. This will be the third meeting between the two teams. It will be first time the two teams play in Abilene. Both of the previous meetings were in Flagstaff. NAU has won both of the previous meetings, 62-0 in 1995 and 42...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Abilene Christian’s Angel Lopez Got Up & Walked Off Field After Getting Knocked Out

    It didn’t look good for Abilene Christian’s Angel Lopez after this big hit tonight against Georgia State. I actually made sure...
Via Busted Coverage
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Abilene Christian at Georgia State point spread, betting odds and tv info

The NCAA Football season is getting underway on Wednesday night for Abilene Christian and Georgia State. Not your idea of a marquee game? Well it is football. The Abilene Christian Wildcats will head to the Georgia Dome to the on the Georgia State Panthers. Coverage of the contest between Abilene Christian and Georgia State will air on ESPNU and WatchESPN beginning at 7:00 pm ET...
Via Tireball.com
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona ends season with rout of Abilene Christian

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Tyger Talley toyed with a no-hitter and Tyler Krause flirted with a cycle in a season-ending 14-1 victory for the Arizona baseball team over visiting Abilene Christian on Sunday afternoon at Hi Corbett Field. Talley (W, 2-4) carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning before giving up a line-drive single to Tyler Eager to open the seventh inning. Still, the right...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball's late rally comes up short

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Reliever Nate Cole faced only one batter, but he got a much-needed final out for the Abilene Christian baseball team, which held off a late rally by Arizona to win 6-5 on Saturday evening at Hi Corbett Field. Arizona (21-33) trailed 6-1 in the bottom of the eighth inning before breaking through with three two-out runs. With two on, Riley Moore tripled off the right...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Conference Recruiting Update: Southland

Abilene Christian Wildcats K.J. Maura | 5′-8″ | PG | Arlington Country Day (FL) Jalen Little | 5′-11″ | PG | Otero JC (CO) Isaiah Tripp | 6′-2″ | PG | Future College Prep (CA) Kaelon Wilson | 6′-3″ | SG | Lancaster (TX) Drake Green | 6′-3″ | SG | Clear Lake (TX) It’s clear from the signed 2014 ...
Via Hoopniks
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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