2018-19 SCAC Men's Basketball Headlines

  • Trinity Earns Record Eighth Straight SCAC Presidents' Trophy
    May 16, 2019
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- After earning championships in four of the league's eight spring sports and second-place finishes in two more, the 2018-19 SCAC Presidents' Trophy will remain in San Antonio as Trinity University captured its conference-record eighth consecutive all-sports title.
  • Texas Lutheran's Falke named to Under Armour 30-Under-30 Team
    April 17, 2019
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Texas Lutheran Men's Basketball Associate Head Coach Austin Falke has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Under Armour 30-Under-30 Team.
  • Southwestern Head Men's Basketball Coach Janson Hightower Steps Down
    April 03, 2019
    GEORGETOWN, Texas – Southwestern University Pirates men's basketball coach Janson Hightower announced he is leaving his position for other business opportunities in the Georgetown community.
  • Four Programs Earn SCAC Team Sportsmanship Awards
    March 29, 2019
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Four Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference programs were recognized by the league as the 2018-19 Winter Sportsmanship Teams in their respective sports.
  • Trinity Leads Four SCAC Members Ranked in Winter Learfield Directors' Cup
    March 28, 2019
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Currently in 42nd place, Trinity University leads four SCAC institutions ranked in the prestigious 2018-2019 Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup winter standings.
  • Southwestern's Alexander Named NABC All-District
    March 13, 2019
    KANSAS CITY – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the 2019 NABC Coaches' Division III All-District teams and coaches Wednesday, recognizing the best men's collegiate basketball student-athletes and coaches in the division.
  • Southwestern's Alexander Earns D3Hoops.com All-Region Recognition
    March 12, 2019
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Southwestern University's Brandon Alexander was recognized by D3hoops.com Monday as the website released the 2018-19 All-South Region teams.
  • SCAC Announces 2018-19 Winter All-Sportsmanship Teams
    March 08, 2019
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its 11th annual winter All-Sportsmanship teams. A total of 32 student-athletes were selected to the 2018-19 squad in the sports of men's basketball, women's basketball, men's swimming and diving and women's swimming and diving.
  • Trinity Maintains SCAC Presidents' Trophy Lead After Winter Sports Season
    March 04, 2019
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- With a victory in women's swimming and diving and a regular season title in women's basketball, Trinity University maintained its lead in the race for the 2018-19 SCAC Presidents' Trophy following the conclusion of the league's winter sports season.
  • TLU Falls To No. 2 Whitman In NCAA Tournament
    March 02, 2019
    WALLA WALLA, Wash. -- Second-ranked Whitman College (Wash.) put up 61 second-half points and ran away from a feisty Texas Lutheran Bulldogs squad to post a 102-79 win in the first round of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship.
  • Purchase Texas Lutheran University Men's Basketball Winners Gear
    February 26, 2019
    Congratulations to the 2019 SCAC Men's Basketball Champions, the Bulldogs of Texas Lutheran University. Celebrate this year's title with your own piece of championship merchandise.
  • Texas Lutheran to Face Whitman in the NCAA First Round
    February 25, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Texas Lutheran University Bulldogs will face Whitman College at the Blues' home court in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship.
  • Texas Lutheran Outlasts Dallas in Double Overtime For SCAC Men's Title
    February 24, 2019
    SEGUIN, Texas - In the first men's tournament final to go to double overtime, it was Texas Lutheran who was the last team standing as the Bulldogs defeated Dallas, 99-95, in Sunday's championship game contested on the campus of TLU.
  • Southwestern's Alexander and Hightower Headline 2018-19 All-SCAC Men's Basketball Selections
    February 23, 2019
    SEGUIN, Texas - In exclusive voting by the head coaches of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC), junior forward Brandon Alexander of Southwestern was selected as SCAC Men’s Basketball Player-of-the-Year and his head coach, Janson Hightower, was named the league’s Coach-of-the-Year after the duo helped lead the Pirates to a share of the conference’s regular season title and the No. 1 seed in this weekend’s conference tournament.
  • Red Hot Shooting Propels Dallas Men to First-Ever SCAC Championship Game
    February 23, 2019
    SEGUIN, Texas - Fifth-seeded University of Dallas shot a blistering 56.1 percent from the floor, including 52.9 percent from distance, to upset top-seeded Southwestern University, 91-84, and advance to the program's first-ever SCAC men's basketball championship game.
  • Texas Lutheran Men Survive Trinity to Reach Fourth SCAC Final in Five Years
    February 23, 2019
    SEGUIN, Texas - The Texas Lutheran men, who struggled to put away a pesky Trinity squad, made a couple of key stops and sank clutch free throws down the stretch to take a hard-earned 64-60 victory in Saturday's final semifinal of the SCAC Basketball Tournament.
  • Trinity's Rivara Named SCAC Men's Basketball Elite 19 Award Recipient
    February 22, 2019
    SEGUIN, Texas - In a announcement made Friday evening at the conference tournament, Trinity University's Danny Rivara was named the 2019 SCAC Men's Basketball Elite 19 award winner.
  • Dallas Men Defeat Schreiner in SCAC Quarterfinal Action
    February 22, 2019
    SEGUIN, Texas - In a game that featured seven ties and 20 lead changes, it was the University of Dallas that was left standing when the dust cleared as the fifth-seeded Crusaders knocked off fourth-seeded Schreiner University, 68-64, in Friday's first quarterfinal game of the 2019 SCAC Men's Basketball Tournament.
  • Trinity Upsets Centenary to Advance to SCAC Semifinals
    February 22, 2019
    SEGUIN, Texas - Danny Rivara's jumper in the lane with 22 seconds remaining was the difference as sixth-seeded Trinity held off and upset third-seeded Centenary, 65-63, in Friday's quarterfinal nightcap of the 2019 SCAC Men's Basketball Tournament.
  • SCAC Announces 2019 Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament Brackets
    February 18, 2019
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The SCAC office today announced the men's and women's brackets for the 2019 basketball tournament, which will be begin Friday, Feb. 22 in Seguin, Texas on the campus of Texas Lutheran University.
  • SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week Twelve
    February 11, 2019
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The final two spots in the 2019 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament are up for grabs this upcoming week as Centenary, Southwestern and Schreiner all punched their tickets last week into the postseason.
  • J&W's Romero III Selected USBWA Division III National Player of the Week
    February 06, 2019
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Andrew Romero III of Johnson & Wales University Denver was named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Division III National Player of the Week for the week ending February 3.
  • SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week Eleven
    February 04, 2019
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Just over two weeks remain until the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament tips off in Seguin, Texas and host Texas Lutheran became the first team to secure its spot in the postseason, while the rest of the standings remain tight down the stretch.
  • SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week Ten
    January 28, 2019
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s basketball continued last week, highlighted by Texas Lutheran winning its sixth-straight to remain at the top of the league standings. The win also capped off an undefeated month of January, which was the first in the 70-year history of the program.
  • SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week Nine
    January 21, 2019
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Just over four weeks remain for Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s basketball teams to claim their spot in the conference tournament and a chance at the league’s automatic qualifying bid into the NCAA Tournament.
  • SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week Eight
    January 14, 2019
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s basketball race is starting to take shape following six league games last week, highlighted by Texas Lutheran posting a perfect 2-0 record on the road.
  • SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week Seven
    January 07, 2019
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - It was a busy holiday break as all nine Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s basketball teams were in action highlighted by five squads opening the conference portion of their schedules.
  • Mercadel Earns Weekly Honor By D3hoops.com
    December 18, 2018
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Austin College sophomore guard Justice Mercadel was named to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week for the week of December 16th, it was announced by D3hoops.com.
  • SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week Six
    December 17, 2018
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s basketball continued last week with four league games on the docket highlighted by Southwestern (5-5, 2-0) and Texas Lutheran (4-5, 1-1) opening the conference portion of their schedules.
  • SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week Five
    December 10, 2018
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - It was a tough week for Southern College Athletic Conference men’s basketball teams as eight of nine teams were in action and combined to post just a 3-11 record against non-conference opponents.
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