2014-15 Men's Basketball News

  • Plona will head up Indian Hills CC Basketball Next Year
    April 14, 2015
    Hank Plona will be returning to Indian Hills in Ottumwa, Ia., to be the next men's head basketball coach. Plona has worked under head coach Steve Green at South Plains College for four seasons.
  • South Plains Falls to NW Florida in Championship game in Overtime
    March 22, 2015
    HUTCHINSHON – The championship game fell into overtime, ending with an 83-80 loss for South Plains College to Northwest Florida State in the 2015 NJCAA National Championship game Saturday night.
  • Texans head to Championship game
    March 21, 2015
    HUTCHINSON – One more game stands in front of the Texans before they can claim the National Championship Title for the third time in eight years.
  • South Plains makes Final Four in NJCAA National Tournament
    March 19, 2015
    HUTCHINSON – South Plains College punched their ticket to the final four after upsetting the top seed Connors State 81 - 65 in the 2015 NJCAA National Tournament on Thursday.
  • South Plains advances in National Tournament after defeating Vincennes
    March 17, 2015
    HUTCHINSON – Recently inducted National Hall of Fame coach from, Steve Green showed his coaching talents when he led his No.8 Texans over the No. 9 Vincennes University Trailblazers with an 80-68 win. Andre Spight played a large role leading the Texans with a total of 33 points and teammate Emmanuel Omogbo had 20 points for the Texans.
  • 2015 Region V Champions, South Plains continues on the Road to Hutchinson
    March 08, 2015
    BROWNWOOD – Texans sweep the NJCAA Region V Tournament this weekend in Brownwood after defeating Howard College 72-63 in the championship game Saturday, March 7. South Plains will travel to Hutchinson, Kan., for the NJCAA National Men's Basketball Tournament March 16-20.
  • South Plains advances in Region V Tournament
    March 05, 2015
    BROWNWOOD – The men's basketball Region V Tournament began March 5, in Brownwood between South Plains College, the No. 1 seed in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference and Temple College, the No. 4 seed in the Northern Texas Junior College Athletic Conference.
  • South Plains College heads to Championship
    March 05, 2015
    BROWNWOOD – Advancing in the NJCAA Region V Tournament in Brownwood, the South Plains College Texans defeated a conference rival, New Mexico Junior College 76-58. This win places the Texans in the championship game tomorrow, March 7 at 4:30p.m.
  • No. 25 Texans defeat Odessa 80-69 in final conference game
    February 27, 2015
    ODESSA - Finishing their regular season in Odesaa, the No. 25 South Plains College Texans have a record of 23-6 overall and 13-3 in conference, after defeating the Odessa College Wranglers 80-69, Thursday night, which placed them in a tie for first in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference with Howard College.
  • Texans win over Midland College 98-67
    February 25, 2015
    LEVELLAND - Midland College did not stand a chance against the No. 25 South Plains College Texans, Tuesday night Feb. 24. The Texans defeated the Chaparrals 98-67 at the last home game in the Texan Dome for this season's conference play.
  • No. 22 Texans Win on the Road at Frank Phillips
    February 20, 2015
    The No. 22 Texans defeated Frank Phillips College 77-60, placing them in a tie with Howard College for the top seed in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference.
  • NMMI upsets South Plains, knocking them to second in the MJCAC
    February 17, 2015
    ROSWELL, N.M. – South Plains College Texans traveled across the state lines to take on New Mexico Military Institute, Monday, Feb. 16.
  • Texans win at home over Clarendon College
    February 13, 2015
    LEVELLAND – The No. 17 NJCAA ranked South Plains Texans sent the Clarendon Bulldogs back to the "dog house", with their tails between their legs and a loss on their books of 89-51.
  • Texans single point fall to New Mexico JC
    February 10, 2015
    HOBBS, N.M. – The NJCAA 19th ranked South Plains College Texans could not quite match the New Mexico Junior College Thunderbirds Monday night, Feb. 9, falling by a single point in overtime.
  • 19th Nationally Ranked Texans slide into WJCAC with win over Howard
    February 06, 2015
    LEVELLAND –NJCAA 19th ranked South Plains College Texans finished off the Howard College Hawks 90-77 to take the first place seat in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference.
  • Streak continues for Texans on the road to Snyder
    February 03, 2015
    SNYDER – The hot streak continues for the South Plains College Texans, taking their seventh win in a row after defeating Western Texas 70 – 61 at the turn in conference play.
  • Texans slam down over Odessa College
    January 27, 2015
    LEVELLAND - South Plains College Texans slammed down on Odessa, Monday night, Jan. 26 in the Texan Dome. Sweeping the score over 100 points for a second game in a row, the Texans defeated the Wranglers 107-86.
  • Texans win on the road over Midland College
    January 23, 2015
    MIDLAND, Texas – Rain, sleet, or snow could not slow down the Texans in Midland, Thursday night, Jan. 22. Sliding into play the Texans came and conquered the Chaps with a 101-73 win.
  • Texans take another win after defeating Phillips plainsmen
    January 20, 2015
    LEVELLAND – Five players from South Plains College put down double digits in the defeat over Frank Phillips College 88-75 Monday night, Jan. 19 in the Texan Dome.
  • South Plains pulled away from New Mexico Military Thursday Night
    January 15, 2015
    LEVELLAND – South Plains Texans pulled away from New Mexico Military Institute Broncos to pick up 92-82 win in the Texan Dome, Jan. 15. Emmanuel Omogbo led the team with 26 points and 8 rebounds, while teammates Brandon Neel contributed 18 points and 5 rebounds and Andre Spight 14 points and 9 rebound
  • Split games for South Plains College in Clarendon
    January 13, 2015
    CLARENDON – South Plains College traveled home with split games Monday night from Clarendon College. The Texans (13-4, 3-1) pocketed a win over the Bulldogs; and the Lady Texans had a three-point fall to the Lady Bulldogs.
  • Texans shoot down the Thunderbirds
    January 10, 2015
    LEVELLAND, Texas – Numerous three pointers, fast breaks, and even a slam dunk by 23, Marlon Jones and 32, Lincoln Davis brought the crowd to their feet and the team off the bench in excitement to the tremendous game played by the South Plains Texans.
  • Texans Fall to the Hawks
    January 09, 2015
    BIG SPRING, Texas – The South Plains College Texans traveled to face the Howard College Hawks, Jan 8. The game was close but the Hawks swooped in for the win, 78-73.
  • Texan Basketball travels to Iowa for Bowling RV Classic
    November 13, 2014
    OTTUMWA, Iowa – The South Plains College Texan basketball team is taking a longer than normal road trip this weekend with a 950-mile trek to Ottumwa, Iowa where tough tests await the third-ranked team in the country.
  • Texans rout Wayland Baptist JV, 125-47
    November 08, 2014
    LEVELLAND – David Kadiri recorded game highs of 32 points and 17 rebounds to lead five Texans scoring double figures as South Plains College rolled past Wayland Baptist University's JV squad 125-47 Saturday afternoon at the Texan Dome.
  • Texans roll over Coastal Bend, 69-49
    November 07, 2014
    LEVELLAND – Pat Birt led all scorers with 17 points, Andre Spight added 15, and Pedro Konofino chipped in with 10 to help lead the third-ranked South Plains College Texans to a 69-49 victory over Coastal Bend College in their home opener Friday night at the Texan Dome.
  • SPC basketball hosting Texan Classic Nov. 7-8
    November 06, 2014
    LEVELLAND – South Plains College Texan basketball is scheduled to return to the Texan Dome Nov. 7-8 with the Texan Classic. Teams scheduled to attend are Wayland Baptist JV, Coastal Bend, and WJCAC rival New Mexico JC.
  • Texans drop showdown vs. No. 2 Trinity Valley, 77-65
    November 03, 2014
    PLANO, Texas – The third-ranked South Plains College Texans received double-digit scoring from three players but it was not enough as the Texans faded in the final minutes, falling in their showdown against the second-ranked team in the NJCAA, 77-65.
  • Texans pull away from Weatherford, win season opener 80-63
    November 01, 2014
    PLANO, Texas – Sophomore Pedro Konofino recorded his first career double-double 11 points and 16 rebounds and the NJCAA No. 3-ranked South Plains College Texans pulled away from Weatherford College in the second half to win their season opener 80-63.
  • Texans top WJCAC Coaches Poll
    October 22, 2014
    The South Plains College Texan basketball team will enter the 2014-15 basketball season as the favorites within the conference, as indicated by the recent Western Junior College Athletic Conference (WJCAC) coach's poll.
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