Pirate Men's Basketball News 2012-13
June 10, 2013
SCAC Announces Spring 2013 Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced its Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll today for the 2013 spring term and 462 student-athletes made the list.
April 3, 2013
SCAC Announces 2012-13 Winter All-Sportsmanship Teams
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its fifth annual winter All-Sportsmanship teams. A total of 22 student-athletes were selected to the 2012-13 squad in the sports of men’s basketball, women’s basketball, men’s swimming & diving and women’s swimming & diving.
February 27, 2013
Three Pirates Garner All-SCAC Honors
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Micheal Cantu, Chase Kocher and Sean Myers were announced as All-SCAC selections on Saturday for the Southwestern men's basketball team.
February 23, 2013
Bucs' Beat in Semifinal
Southwestern lost 69-61 to Trinity in the semifinals of the SCAC Men’s Basketball Championships in Sherman, Texas on Saturday evening. The Pirates carried a lead well into the first half, but it was Trinity who finished with the victory.
February 22, 2013
Pirates Defeat Centenary in Opening Round of SCAC Championships
Southwestern’s defense accrued nine steals and forced Centenary into 17 turnovers en route to a 74-67 victory.
February 17, 2013
Milne’s Half-Court Buzzer Beater Thwarts Pirate Comeback
GEORGETOWN, Texas - After battling back from 17 points down Southwestern was ultimately defeated by a half-court hail mary by Colorado College’s Ryan Milne as time expired on Sunday.
February 15, 2013
Second Half Surge Lifts Pirates Past Crusaders
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern men’s basketball took control in the final three minutes of the game and never looked back to defeat the University of Dallas 72-62 on Friday night.
February 9, 2013
Dominant Rebounding Snaps Skid for Southwestern
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern men’s basketball was +14 in rebounds and were outstanding defensively in the second half to defeat Trinity 70-63 in SCAC action Saturday night.
February 6, 2013
Southwestern Falls to Trinity
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - SU men’s basketball crossed paths with a hot-shooting Trinity team as they dropped their contest on Wednesday night 68-49.
February 5, 2013
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February 2, 2013
‘Roos Late Surge Leads to SU Loss
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern led until just under seven minutes remaining in the game and weren’t able to regain the lead as they fell 57-52 to Austin College on Saturday night.
February 1, 2013
Men’s Basketball Falls to Centenary
GEORGETOWN, Texas - The Pirates shot fewer free throws than the Gents made as Southwestern fell 68-58 to Centenary College on Friday night.
January 27, 2013
Men’s Basketball Seizes Revenge with One Point Win
IRVING, Texas - Travis Kurtz's layup and defensive rebound with seconds left on the clock gave Southwestern the 62-61 win over the University of Dallas on Sunday afternoon.
January 25, 2013
Bench Play Lifts Pirates Past Tigers
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Southwestern men's basketball got 45 of their 64 points off the bench, defeating Colorado College 64-58 in SCAC action on Friday night.
January 19, 2013
Men’s Basketball Out-Rebounded in Loss
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Southwestern was -15 in rebounding margin and shot only 35.7% from the free throw line as the Pirates fell 66-49 to Trinity on Saturday night.
January 12, 2013
Defense Assists Pirates Down Stretch for SCAC Win
SHERMAN, Texas - Southwestern's defense was outstanding in the second half as the Pirates defeated Austin College 59-53 on Saturday in SCAC action.
January 11, 2013
Free Throw Differential Falls Against Pirates
SHREVEPORT, La. - Centenary College had four times as many free throw attempts as the Pirates and scored over five times as many point from the charity stripe as SU fell 65-55 on Friday night.
January 9, 2013
Men's Basketball Opens Practice to Area Youth Team
GEORGETOWN, Texas - The men's basketball team took a break from their grueling winter break workouts to instruct players from Grace Academy on Monday.
January 5, 2013
Gutsy Performance Falls Short
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern men's basketball dropped a double overtime decision at home 73-71 to the University of Dallas.
January 4, 2013
Free Throws Cost Pirates in Conference Play
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern went just 7-15 from the free throw line as they dropped their first home SCAC contest 57-50 to Colorado College on Friday night.
January 2, 2013
Raleigh Earns 200th Career Win over Howard Payne
GEORGETOWN, Texas - With a 68-61 victory over Howard Payne University over the break, Southwestern men's basketball head coach Bill Raleigh earned his 200th career win.
December 30, 2012
Men's Basketball Narrowly Defeated by Lake Forest
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Just four points kept the Pirates from sweeping tournament action as SU fell to Lake Forest College 53-50 on Sunday afternoon.
December 29, 2012
Pirates Get Double Overtime Victory in San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Southwestern men's basketball outscored Dominican University 15-5 in the second overtime period to snag an 86-76 victory.
December 20, 2012
Turnovers Cost Pirates Week Sweep
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern men’s basketball was unable to complete the sweep of games this week, falling to Hardin-Simmons University 65-53 on Thursday afternoon.
December 18, 2012
Pirates Complete Tourney Sweep with Win Over HPU
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern out-shot the Yellow Jackets in every aspect of the game to defeat Howard Payne University 68-61 on Tuesday afternoon, completing the sweep of the Holiday Classic.
December 17, 2012
Sensational First Half Defensive Performance Launches Pirates to Win
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern allowed just 18 first-half points and took care of business from the free throw line in the final three minutes to defeat SUNYIT 73-61 on Monday evening.
December 4, 2012
Free Throw Differential Gives Pirates Home Victory
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern scored four more points from the free throw line to defeat Schreiner University at home on Tuesday night 75-69.
December 1, 2012
Shooting Woes Return for Pirates
SHREVEPORT, La. - Southwestern fell 79-48 to Centenary College in SCAC action on Saturday night to fall to 1-5 on the year and 1-1 in the SCAC.
November 30, 2012
Men's Basketball Pulls Out Win to Open Conference
SHERMAN, Texas - After leading by as many as 12 halfway through the second half, the Southwestern men's team fended off Austin College's final push win 59-57 to open SCAC conference play on Friday night.
November 29, 2012
Pirates Support Operation Blue Santa-Georgetown
GEORGETOWN, Texas - This holiday season, the Southwestern Pirates are helping to support the Blue Santa Toy Program, managed by the Georgetown Citizen's Police Academy Alumni Association.
November 27, 2012
Defensive Battle Goes Against Pirates
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Despite an outstanding defensive effort, holding Wayland Baptist to just 20 field goals, the Pirates dropped their home opener Tuesday night, 66-55.
November 20, 2012
Pirates Stymied by UMHB
BELTON, Texas - A tough first half once again cost the Pirates as Southwestern fell to Mary Hardin-Baylor 73-50 on Tuesday evening.
November 18, 2012
#21 Washington Overpowers Pirates
CHICAGO, Ill. - Southwestern dropped their second game of the opening weekend, falling 85-54 to #21 Washington University.
November 17, 2012
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November 17, 2012
Pirates Narrowly Drop Season Opener
CHICAGO, Ill. - Southwestern opened their season in Chicago and fell 74-71 despite shooting over 55% from the field in the game.
November 15, 2012
Highly Versatile Men's Basketball Team Set to Open Season
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern returns three starters from last year’s team, but many of the faces fans will see on the floor will be new ones. This is just fine with Head Coach Bill Raleigh as his young but deep and talented team hits the court to start the 2012-13 season.
September 20, 2012
Men's Basketball Puts Muscle to Use for Good
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Even though their season hasn't gotten underway, the Southwestern men's basketball team came together on Saturday morning to make a profound impact on a local non-profit organization, the Community Montessori School in Georgetown. The team dugs holes and expanded teh chicken coup by planting and cementing fence posts. The men will be returning later this fall to paint the covered walkway on the courtyard side of the classroom building. These projects are a tremendous hlep to CMS as they provide and outstanding educaitonal environment to the children.
July 19, 2012
Changes Abound in Southwestern Athletic Department
GEORGETOWN, Texas - The Southwestern University Athletic Department continues to evolve as the 2012-13 school year approaches. Not only are facilities being renovated and built and new athletic logos on the horizon, but staff members are taking on new roles with Ronda Seagraves’ Athletic Director appointment at Centenary College.
June 29, 2012
Raleigh Announces Hightower as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Bill Raleigh announced Friday the hiring of Janson Hightower as assistant men’s basketball coach.