BELTON, Texas- For the second night in a row, the No. 2-ranked UMHB men’s basketball team found itself in a hole in the blink of the eye. On Tuesday, the Crusaders folded beneath the frustration and pressure, falling 80-71. But less than 24 hours later, exhibiting the maturity anticipated from a squad with a number of key returners, the response was 180 degrees different.
ALPINE- Over the last few weeks, Sul Ross State has become known for second-half comebacks. And on Saturday afternoon, true to form, the Lobos mounted a second-half run. But UMHB was ready for it, and the 16th-ranked Crusaders came away from their final regular season road contest with a 78-74 victory.
BELTON- Kyle Wright still remembers the sinking feeling. And that was eight years ago.
BELTON- Strong from short-range, the UMHB men’s basketball team won the rebounding battle, and the game itself Saturday afternoon.
The Cru, ranked No. 21 in the nation, defeated McMurry 93-75 at the Mayborn Campus in large part due to its 54 rebounds and 54 points in the paint, which paved the way to the team’s third consecutive victory.
“McMurry wanted to come out today…
After a phenomenal week for the UMHB men’s and women’s basketball teams, Kyle Wright and Bethany McLeod have been named True To The Cru’s Players of the Week, presented by our gold sponsors.
AUSTIN, Texas- Facing a 14-point halftime deficit, UMHB head coach Clif Carroll challenged his team at halftime.
And led by a core of returners, the Crusaders responded.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas- Though the UMHB men’s basketball team fought hard against division one Sam Houston State Tuesday night, the Cru fell 101-59 in the exhibition contest.