Comets find success with distinct offensive style, unselfish play

Comets find success with distinct offensive style, unselfish play

Four players currently averaging double-digit points per game The mantra ‘pick your poison’ is often heard in the scope of organized sports in reference to a potent, multi-faceted team. The men’s basketball team is the true embodiment of that phrase. The Comets (8-3, 2-2) are currently tied with the ASC...

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Men’s team aims to improve on lackluster 2014 campaign

Men’s team aims to improve on lackluster 2014 campaign

A second half collapse in last year’s ASC quarterfinal against Hardin-Simmons all but ensured the Comets’ post-season fate, leading to a 77-63 rout at the hands of the Cowboys. The first round exit was the earliest the men’s basketball team had been sent home packing since the program’s 2007-2008 campaign....

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Women triumph, men fall in ASC tourney

Women triumph, men fall in ASC tourney

Women take home ASC crown  The women’s basketball team entered the ASC tournament with one of the best records in program history, going 21-4 in the regular season. After beating Concordia to close out their season on Senior Day on Feb. 21, the Comets took on the Tornados once again...

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Men’s basketball cruises past ETBU

Men’s basketball cruises past ETBU

The men’s basketball team (9-3, 4-3 ASC) earned their second straight win with a 74-58 victory over East Texas Baptist (9-2, 4-2 ASC). UTD came roaring out of the gates with a 17-2 run to start the game. This early performance was a harbinger for the rest of the half...

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Men’s basketball takes down Trinity with season high 3-point shooting

Men’s basketball takes down Trinity with season high 3-point shooting

The men’s basketball team hit a season high of 15 3-pointers, one shy of a school record, in its 73-60 victory over the Trinity Tigers (1-10). UTD (8-3) came out firing on all cylinders, going 5 for 5 from beyond the 3-point line to open up the game. The downpour...

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Men work to bring inexperienced players up to speed

Men work to bring inexperienced players up to speed

After a season that saw the team go 27-4, win the conference championship and advance to the NCAA tournament, a shroud of inexperience surrounds the 2014-15 men’s basketball team. The team lost several of last year’s key contributors, including Kyle Schleigh, Dmitriy Chernikov, Carter Nash and Chris McOmber. Combined, those...

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Shooting for glory

Shooting for glory

A knockout championship tournament has its own energy and excitement that regular seasons fail to deliver. The men’s basketball team wrapped up the regular season title with a 19-1 ASC record — the program’s best ever — and captured the rights to host the championship tournament from Feb. 28 to...

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Underdog role where Comets best

The men’s basketball team is undefeated and with 12-0 in ASC play seems poised to hoist the ASC championship trophy. But, the team may be in the worst possible position if history has anything to say about it. With six home games out of the final 10 games, UTD seems...

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