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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.