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Merkel to Head Owls Men's Basketball Program

Men's Basketball

COLUMBUS, Miss. - Athletic Director Jason Trufant and the Owls Athletic Department has named Brian Merkel as the first head coach of the Owls men’s basketball program.


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Nov 24
Men's Basketball 1:00 PM
vs. Dallas
@ Jackson, Miss.
Millsaps Thanksgiving Classic
Nov 25
Men's Basketball 1:00 PM
vs. Howard Payne
@ Jackson, Miss.
Millsaps Thanksgiving Classic
Nov 27
Men's Basketball 7:30 PM
Tougaloo College
Faculty/Staff Appreciation
Dec 06
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
at Bethel University
Dec 08
Men's Basketball 6:00 PM
Southern Univ. of New Orleans
Nov 20
Men's Basketball Final
at Southern Univ. of New Orleans
L, 72-70
Nov 18
Men's Basketball Final
Wiley College
L, 73-59
Nov 14
Men's Basketball Final
L, 86-68
Nov 12
Men's Basketball Final
Blue Mountain College
L, 81-74
Military Appreciation
Nov 03
Men's Basketball Final
at Tougaloo College
L, 94-65

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Athlete of the Month

Brandon Walker Men's Golf COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls Athletic staff has selected men’s golf player Brandon Walker as the Renasant Bank Athlete of the Month. The junior business administration major received All-Academic Team honors for a GPA greater than 3.5. He has led his team in 3 out of 4 tournaments, playing his best two rounds at the USCAA National Championship with an overall score of 144. For his effort, the Vardaman, Miss. native placed sixth in the tournament was named to the All-Tournament First Team.