BELTON-Blake Arbogast has seen his East Texas Baptist team mature greatly over the course of this season. Earlier in the year, his squad may not have pulled out a win in a knock-down, drag-out road duel. The experience level was not necessarily there. But with just four weeks left in the regular season, the Tigers played with poise on Thursday night, taking down No. 22 UMHB in a back-and-forth battle, 67-61.
The Best of Belton CRU Hoops Preview: UMHB men’s, women’s basketball hosts Concordia (TX)
The UMHB men’s and women’s basketball teams return to action at the Mayborn Campus Center on Saturday afternoon, battling Concordia (TX) in ASC action. We preview both the men’s and women’s contests for you presented by The Best of Belton.
REPORTS: Sul Ross State will leave ASC, join Lonestar Conference in move to NCAA Div. II
ALPINE, Texas- The story of conference realignment within the American Southwest Conference continues to unfold, and on Thursday afternoon, another piece of information was brought forth, with Dave Campbell’s Texas Football reporting that Sul Ross State will transition to D-II membership and the Lonestar Conference beginning in 2024.
3 takeaways: UMHB men’s basketball takes down first-place UT-Dallas, 99-93, on the road
RICHARDSON, Texas- At halftime, on the road, tied a team atop the ASC standings at 6-0 in conference play, the UMHB men’s basketball team reached a sort of crossroads. The second half performance would determine whether the Crusaders snapped UT-Dallas’ eight game winning streak and emerged with a major conference victory, or left Richardson with their third loss in ASC play.
3 takeaways: UMHB women’s basketball comes from behind, defeats UT-Dallas 53-49
RICHARDSON, Texas- With 3:20 left in Saturday’s ASC duel at UT-Dallas, the 24th-ranked UMHB women’s basketball team trailed by three, 49-46. For head coach Mark Morefield, it brought back an all-too-familiar feeling dating back to the Dec. 20 loss to Puget Sound.
ASC NEWS: McMurry leaving ASC, joining SCAC
ABILENE- The American Southwest Conference, of which UMHB is a member, will be losing yet another program, as conference realignment news was announced Tuesday afternoon.
UMHB women’s basketball selected No. 2 in ASC Preseason Poll
RICHARDSON, Texas- The UMHB women’s basketball team has been picked second in the ASC’s Preseason Poll.
The poll, released Thursday, was extremely close amongst the top teams, with Hardin-Simmons voted No. 1, with 184 points, and UMHB at No. 2, with 180 points.
With three matches left, UMHB men’s soccer holding firm in first place in the ASC
BELTON- 572 days. 16 conference matches. And not a single loss.
The UMHB men’s soccer team scored twice in the second half of Saturday’s match at Ozarks, pulling out a 3-1 victory, and the success continued for the Crusaders, who have gone a year and a half without a loss in the ASC play.
No. 4 UMHB visits ETBU: Week 6 Football Preview presented by The Best of Belton
In UMHB’s third road game of the season, the fourth-ranked Crusaders travel to ETBU, aiming at their fifth victory of the season. In this week’s game preview, we bring you an updated record watch, series notes, team notes, the UMHB two-deep depth chart, and much more. Kickoff is just over 30 hours away!
ASC FOOTBALL: THE WEEK IN REVIEW (SEPT 24th)
On Saturday we jumped into the first weekend with an all conference slate. After looking back on UMHBs 50-20 win over Hardin Simmons, let’s look back at the other games from this weekend. This article is presented by Duke Realty, proudly serving the Temple/Belton/Salado community East Texas Baptist at Howard Payne Howard Payne came out […]