2018-2019 Texans Basketball News

  • Prim scores 26 as No. 7 Texans rout Western Texas 98-68 Monday
    February 18, 2019
    LEVELLAND — Gaige Prim netted 26 points and eight boards as No. 7 South Plains improved to 11-3 in conference play with a 98-68 rout of Western Texas College Monday at the Texan Dome.
  • No. 7 Texans fall to New Mexico Junior College 78-68 Thursday
    February 14, 2019
    HOBBS — The seventh-ranked South Plains College men’s basketball team fell to New Mexico Junior College 78-68 Thursday at Ron Black Court at the Caster Activity Center.
  • No. 1 Lady Texans, No. 7 Texans travel to New Mexico Junior College Thursday
    February 13, 2019
    LEVELLAND — With four games remaining in the regular season, the South Plains College men’s and women’s basketball teams will travel to Hobbs on Thursday for a pair of conference matchups with New Mexico Junior College.
  • Jonah Antonio named Region V Men's Basketball Player of the Week
    February 12, 2019
    South Plains sophomore sharpshooter Jonah Antonio was named the NJCAA Region V men’s basketball Player of the Week on Tuesday for the week of Feb. 3-9.
  • Gilbert drops in 27 points as No. 9 Texans dismantle New Mexico Military Institute 103-52 Monday
    February 11, 2019
    LEVELLAND — The ninth-ranked South Plains College men’s basketball team had 11 players find the bottom of the net and placed four in double figures in a 103-52 dismantling of New Mexico Military Institute Monday at the Texan Dome.
  • No. 9 Texans host New Mexico Military Institute Monday at the Texan Dome
    February 08, 2019
    LEVELLAND — Following a pair of wins in conference play in their last two outings, the No. 9-ranked South Plains College men’s basketball team return to the hardwood on Monday when they host New Mexico Military Institute at 6:30 p.m. at the Texan Dome.
  • No. 9 South Plains rally from 14 down, clip Howard 64-55 Thursday in Big Spring
    February 07, 2019
    BIG SPRING — Jonah Antonio scored 16 points in the second half as No. 9 South Plains erased a 14-point halftime deficit to clip Howard College 64-55 Thursday at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
  • No. 1 Lady Texans, No. 9 Texans travel to Big Spring Thursday to take on Howard
    February 06, 2019
    LEVELLAND — Each sitting atop the conference standings, the South Plains College men’s and women’s basketball teams will be on the road Thursday night looking for a pair of conference road wins in Big Spring against Howard College. The Lady Texans will tip at 5:45 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30. Both games will be streaming live at spctexans.com and Michael Wiiest of KLVT Radio Levelland will call the courtside action with pregame slated for 5:30 p.m.
  • Gaige Prim named Region V Men's Basketball Player of the Week
    February 05, 2019
    LEVELLAND — For the second consecutive week, South Plains sophomore forward Gaige Prim has been named the Region V Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. Leading the Texans with 21.6 points and 12.5 rebounds per game, Prim has scored in double figures in every game this season and has recorded 17 double-doubles on the year. Prim netted 24 points and 13 rebounds on Jan. 28 against Odessa, which he followed up with a 17 point, 15 rebound performance in the Texans’ 72-58 win over Midland on Jan. 31.
  • No. 5 South Plains blast Frank Phillips 111-51 Monday
    February 04, 2019
    LEVELLAND — Gaige Prim led all scorers with 28 points and eight rebounds as No. 5 South Plains blasted Frank Phillips College 111-51 Monday night at the Texan Dome to improve to 19-3 on the year and 8-2 in the WJCAC. South Plains shot a season-high 68.3 percent from the floor and 55.6 percent from behind the arc as five players netted double figures and 12 players scored in the contest.
  • No 1 Lady Texans, No. 5 Texans host Frank Phillips Monday on Think Pink Night at the Texan Dome
    February 01, 2019
    LEVELLAND — The South Plains College men’s and women’s basketball teams return the hardwood on Monday when they play host to Frank Phillips College on Think Pink Night at the Texan Dome, sponsored by Covenant Hospital of Levelland. The Lady Texans will tip at 5:45 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30. Both games will be streaming live at spctexans.com and Michael Wiiest of KLVT Radio Levelland will call the courtside action with pregame slated for 5:30 p.m.
  • No. 5 Texans clip Chaparrals 72-58 Thursday in Midland
    January 31, 2019
    MIDLAND — Gaige Prim recorded his 17th double-double of the season, tallying 17 points and 15 rebounds as the No. 5-ranked South Plains College men’s basketball team clipped Midland College 72-58 Thursday night at the Al G. Langford Chaparral Center.
  • No. 1 Lady Texans, No. 5 Texans travel to Midland Thursday
    January 30, 2019
    LEVELLAND — The South Plains College men’s and women’s basketball teams will be on the road Thursday to take on Midland College in a pair of conference matchups at the Chaparral Center. The Lady Texans will tip at 5:45 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30. Both games will be streaming live at spctexans.com and Michael Wiiest of KLVT Radio Levelland will call the courtside action with pregame slated for 5:30 p.m.
  • No. 1 South Plains falls to No. 15 Odessa 65-64 in overtime Monday
    January 28, 2019
    LEVELLAND — The top-ranked South Plains College men’s basketball team fell to No. 15 Odessa College 65-64 in overtime Monday at the Texan Dome after erasing a six-point deficit in the final seconds of regulation. Trailing 56-50 with under a minute left, South Plains’ Koray Gilbert connected from the perimeter and trimmed Odessa’s lead to three with 32 ticks to play. Following a foul on the Texans’ Jonah Antonio, James Reese dropped in a pair of free throws that put the Wranglers up 58-53 with 24 seconds to play.
  • No. 1 Texans, No. 3 Lady Texans host Odessa College Monday night at the Texan Dome
    January 27, 2019
    LEVELLAND — The South Plains College men’s and women’s basketball teams will return to the hardwood Monday night when they play host to Odessa College at the Texan Dome. The Lady Texans will tip at 5:45 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30. Both games will be streaming live at spctexans.com and Michael Wiiest of KLVT Radio Levelland will call the courtside action with pregame slated for 5:30 p.m.
  • No. 1 South Plains falls to Clarendon 74-72 Thursday
    January 24, 2019
    CLARENDON — The top-ranked South Plains College men’s basketball team dropped their first game in conference play Thursday, falling to Clarendon College 74-72 at the Bulldog Gymnasium.
  • No. 1 Texans, No. 3 Lady Texans travel to Clarendon Thursday for WJCAC matchup at the Bulldog Gymnasium
    January 23, 2019
    LEVELLAND — The South Plains College men's and women's basketball teams will return to the court Thursday night when they travel to Clarendon College in a WJCAC matchup at the Bulldog Gymnasium. The No. 3-ranked Lady Texans will tip at 5:45 p.m., followed by the men's game at 7:30. Both games will be streaming live at spctexans.com and Michael Wiiest of KLVT Radio Levelland will call the courtside action with pregame slated for 5:30 p.m.
  • 36 South Plains College athletes named to WJCAC All-Academic Team
    January 22, 2019
    The Western Junior College Athletic Conference has announced the All-Academic Team for the Fall 2018 semester, with 36 athletes from South Plains College earning academic honors. The WJCAC All-Academic Team is an inclusive honor for all sports, recognizing student-athletes with a grade point average of 3.25 (2nd team) to a 3.64 – 4.0 (1st team). Congratulations to all of the athletes from South Plains College who were named to the WJCAC All-Academic Team:
  • Top-ranked Texans trounce Western Texas 89-66 Thursday in Snyder
    January 17, 2019
    SNYDER — The top-ranked South Plains College men’s basketball team shot a season-high 60 percent from the field and knocked down 11 3s en route to an 89-66 conference road win over Western Texas College Thursday at Invenergy Court.
  • No. 1 Texans, No. 5 Lady Texans travel to Snyder Thursday to take on Western Texas College in WJCAC play
    January 16, 2019
    LEVELLAND — Following victories over New Mexico Junior College on Monday, the South Plains College men's and women's basketball teams will be on the road Thursday as they travel to Snyder to take on Western Texas College in WJCAC play.
  • Texans move back to No. 1 in NJCAA national poll, Lady Texans hold strong at No. 5
    January 15, 2019
    LEVELLAND — The South Plains College men’s basketball team is back on top of the NJCAA Div. I men’s basketball poll, earning a No. 1 national ranking on Tuesday. Previously ranked second, South Plains picked up wins over Howard and New Mexico Military last week and are currently 16-1 on the year and 5-0 in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference. The Texans defeated New Mexico Junior College 77-50 on Monday at the Texan Dome and will travel to Snyder on Thursday for a 7:30 p.m. tip against Western Texas College, both games which will be factored into next week’s poll which will be released at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22. The Lady Texans held strong at No. 5 in the NJCAA Div. I women’s basketball national poll after defeating Howard 72-49 on Jan. 7 at the Texan Dome. South Plains picked up its biggest win of the season on Monday, defeating current No. 3 New Mexico Junior College 66-51 at home. Should the Lady Texans win on Thursday against Western Texas College at 5:45 p.m. in Snyder, they will put themselves in prime contention to climb the national rankings in next week’s poll, which is also slated to be released on Jan. 22.
  • Antonio's 21 points leads No. 2 South Plains past New Mexico Junior College 77-50 Monday at the Texan Dome
    January 14, 2019
    LEVELLAND — The second-ranked South Plains College men’s basketball team placed four scorers in double figures and knocked down 11 3s en route to a 77-50 dismantling of New Mexico Junior College on Monday at the Texan Dome.
  • No. 2 Texans, No. 5 Lady Texans host New Mexico Junior College in conference showdown Monday night in Levelland
    January 11, 2019
    LEVELLAND — The South Plains College men’s and women’s basketball teams will look to protect their home court on Monday night when they play host to New Mexico Junior College in two games that both have conference championship implications. 
  • No. 2 South Plains scrapes New Mexico Military Institute 84-61 Thursday in Roswell
    January 10, 2019
    ROSWELL, NM — Gaige Prim recorded his seventh consecutive double-double with 14 points and 15 rebounds as the second-ranked South Plains College men’s basketball team improved to 4-0 in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference on Thursday in an 84-61 scraping of New Mexico Military Institute at the Cahoon Armory Gymnasium.
  • No. 2 South Plains travels to Roswell Thursday to take on New Mexico Military Institute
    January 09, 2019
    LEVELLAND — The second-ranked South Plains College men’s basketball team will take their 3-0 conference record on the road Thursday when they travel to Roswell, NM to take on New Mexico Military Institute at 6:30 p.m. MST.
  • Texans ranked No. 2 in latest NJCAA men's basketball poll
    January 08, 2019
    LEVELLAND — Sitting at 14-1 on the year and a perfect 3-0 in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference, the South Plains College men’s basketball team moved to No. 2 in the NJCAA Div. I men’s basketball poll on Tuesday.
  • No. 1 Texans clip Howard 68-62 Monday at the Texan Dome
    January 07, 2019
    LEVELLAND — Chris Orlina recorded 19 points, five rebounds and four steals as the top-ranked South Plains College men’s basketball team defeated Howard College 68-62 Monday night at the Texan Dome.
  • No. 1 Texans, No. 8 Lady Texans set to host Howard Monday in WJCAC matchup at the Texan Dome
    January 04, 2019
    LEVELLAND — The South Plains College men’s and women’s basketball teams will return to conference play on Monday when they host Howard College at the Texan Dome with the women’s game slated for a 5:45 p.m. tip, followed by the men’s game at 7:30.
  • No. 1 South Plains falls to Scottsdale 88-86 in overtime Monday in Arizona
    December 31, 2018
    SCOTTSDALE, AZ — The top-ranked South Plains College men’s basketball team suffered their first loss of the season on Monday, falling to Scottsdale Community College 88-86 in overtime at the Artichoke Gymnasium.
  • No. 1 South Plains defeats Seward County 72-64 to capture Fiesta Bowl Junior College Shootout championship Saturday in Arizona
    December 29, 2018
    MESA, AZ — Gaige Prim recorded his fourth consecutive double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds as the No. 1 ranked South Plains College men’s basketball team rallied from a four-point halftime deficit to defeat Seward County 72-64 Saturday night at Heap Gym to capture the 2018 Fiesta Bowl Junior College Shootout championship.
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