2019-20 Owls Men's Basketball News

  • Voorhees Outlast Men's Basketball, 74-67
    December 10, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Quin Williams and Keith Harris put up 13 points each against Voorhees College, but the 14-ranked W men’s basketball team lost 74-67 on Tuesday inside of Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.
  • Men's Basketball Welcomes Voorhees on Tuesday
    December 09, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss – Three days after hosting Talladega College, the Owls men’s basketball team returns to its home court to faceoff against Voorhees College on Tuesday.
  • Harris Scores Career-High 33 Points Against Talladega
    December 07, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Keith Harris broke his career-high for the second time this season, putting up 33 points against Talladega College Saturday afternoon in Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium. Despite the offensive effort, it was not enough to keep the Owls in the game and The W men’s basketball team fell 78-57 versus the Tornadoes.
  • Men's Basketball Returns Home Against Talladega
    December 06, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – After a tough showing at the Millsaps Thanksgiving Classic and week off of competition, the Owls men’s basketball team returns to Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium on Saturday at 4 p.m. CT in a rematch against Talladega College. The Owls took on the Tornadoes on the road in the second weekend of the season to fall 91-53.
  • Owls Men's Basketball Ranked 14th in USCAA Coaches Poll
    December 05, 2019
    NORFOLK, Va. –  Following a 2-5 start to the season, The W men’s basketball team made its season debut in the Top 15 rankings. The Owls made its first appearance on the USCAA Basketball Coaches Poll, grabbing the No. 14 spot on Wednesday.
  • Owls Athletics Ranks 9th in USCAA Directors Cup Standings
    December 04, 2019
    NORFOLK, Va. – The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) has revealed the first round of 2019-2020 Director Cup standings. The standings consist of results from the 2019 USCAA Golf, Volleyball, Soccer, and Cross Country National Championships in addition to points for 2019 National Convention attendance and sports offering.
  • Owls Upended by Millsaps, 69-58
    December 01, 2019
    JACKSON, Miss. – Keith Harris scored 25 points and Carlos Wilkerson added 10, but The W lost at Millsaps College 69-58 on Sunday night at the Hangar Dome.
  • Comeback Efforts Fall Short for Men's Basketball, 70-66
    November 30, 2019
    JACKSON, Miss. – Tyler Jackson scored 21 points and Milos Zeradjanin scored 16 off the bench, but the Owls men’s basketball team saw a 70-66 loss against Hendrix College on Saturday in its first game of the Millsaps Thanksgiving Classic.
  • Five Owls Score in the Double-Digits in Victory over Southeastern Baptist
    November 23, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls men’s basketball team came back from a 13 points deficit in the early moments of the first half to defeat the Chargers 85-65 in its home opener Saturday evening. The W had five players put up double-digit points Pohl Gymnasium rally back and close the game strong.
  • Free-Throws Prevent Owls Exhibition Victory at Delta State
    November 18, 2019
    CLEVELAND, Miss. - The Statesmen were successful in silencing Owls leading scorer Keith Harris which gave senior forward Carlos Wilkerson the opportunity to step up. The Cottondale, Ala. native put up 12 points in The W men's basketball team's exhibition game against Delta State University. The Owls lost the battle at the line to fall 69-55 to the Statesmen.
  • Men's Basketball Falls 91-53 at Talladega
    November 16, 2019
    TALLADEGA, Ala. - The Owls men's basketball team fell 91-53 to the Talladega Tornadoes on Saturday night in the last game of the Talladega College Classic. 
  • Harris Has Career-Best 31 Points at Blue Mountain
    November 15, 2019
    BLUE MOUNTAIN, Miss. – Keith Harris scored a career-high 31 points and grabbed nine rebounds, but The W was unable to outlast Blue Mountain on Tuesday, falling 70-66 in Tyler Gymnasium.
  • Harris and Jackson Lead Owls Past Bearcats
    November 15, 2019
    TALLADEGA, Ala. - Keith Harris and Tyler Jackson could not miss in the second half and did not have much margin for error as they helped bail out the Owls men's basketball team against Rust College in its opening game of the Talladega College Classic. In the 81-76 victory, the Owls claimed their first win of the season. 
  • Men's Basketball to Compete in Talladega College Classic
    November 14, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Searching for their first win of the season, The W Owls return to action on Friday, Nov. 15 when they travel to Talladega, Ala. for the Talladega College Classic. During the two-day event, the Owls will face Rust College on Friday at 4 p.m. and Talladega at 5 p.m. inside the Tornado Alley Gymnasium.
  • Men's Basketball Travels to Blue Mountain for Second Game of the Season
    November 11, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls men’s basketball team will hit the road again on Tuesday when they travel to Blue Mountain, Miss. to take on Blue Mountain College.
  • Jones Scores 29 Points in 100-84 Loss at Southeastern Baptist
    November 09, 2019
    LAUREL, Miss. – Tavonta Jones served up 29 points in the 2019 Season Opener for the Owls men’s basketball team. The senior guard was supported by his high energy teammates in the match-up against Southeastern Baptist College Saturday evening, but it was not enough to bring home a victory. The W fell 100-89 to begin the season 0-1.
  • Men's Basketball Begins Season at Southeastern Baptist College on Saturday
    November 08, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owl men’s basketball team will officially open the 2019-20 season when it travels to Laurel, Miss. to take on Southeastern Baptist College on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 4 p.m.
  • Owls Drop Exhibition Game to LSU - Shreveport
    November 04, 2019
    SHREVEPORT, La. – Owls newcomer Milos Zeradjanin scored eight points and returner Keith Harris and Jadon Routt had seven apiece, but The W lost to No. 11 LSU – Shreveport, 117-68, on Monday night in the exhibition play at The Dock in the Health and Physical Education Building.
  • Men's Basketball Travels to LSU-Shreveport for Exhibition Play
    November 03, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls men’s basketball team will take on Louisiana State University – Shreveport in exhibition play on Monday, Nov. 11 when it travels to Shreveport, La. to play in The Dock, the Pilot’s gymnasium located in the Health and Physical Education Building on the campus of LSU-Shreveport.
  • Owls Basketball Blue & White Night
    October 31, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls men’s and women’s basketball teams will have a Blue and White Night on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. in Pohl Gymnasium. During the event, Owls fans and The W community will be introduced to the 2019-20 Owls basketball players and coaching staff and get a preview of the teams’ talents before the start of the new season.