2018-19 Gents Basketball News

  • Centenary Basketball Announces Spring and Summer Individual and Team Camps
    April 09, 2019
    SHREVEPORT, La. - Centenary Basketball announces camps for spring and summer 2019.
  • Gents Basketball Claims SCAC Newcomer of the Year, Three All-Conference Players
    February 24, 2019
    SEGUIN, Texas – The Centenary Gents Basketball team received multiple honors when the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference released the All-Conference teams late Saturday night, February 23, after the semifinals of the 2019 Conference Tournament Semifinals.
  • Late Run Falls Short as Gents Basketball Season’s Comes to Close in SCAC Tournament Quarters
    February 23, 2019
    SEGUIN, Texas – The Gents Basketball team rallied from a seven-point, halftime deficit to take a lead late in the game, but the Tigers came back from four down to claim the win as third-seeded Centenary (13-13) fell to sixth-seeded Trinity (7-19) 65-63 in the Quarterfinals of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Friday night, February 22.
  • Gents Basketball Prepares for SCAC Tournament
    February 22, 2019
    SEGUIN, Texas – After knocking off Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Co-Champion Texas Lutheran for the second time on the year last Sunday, the Gents Basketball team (13-12) earned the third seed in the upcoming SCAC Tournament, Friday February 22-Sunday, February 24. The tournament will be contested at Texas Lutheran in Seguin, Texas.
  • Gents Basketball Completes Sweep of SCAC Leaders, Claims Third Seed in Conference Tournament
    February 17, 2019
    SEGUIN, Texas – With the top four seeds of the upcoming Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament in the balance on one outcome, the Gents stepped up to complete the season sweep of the Conference Regular Season Champion Bulldogs as Centenary (13-12, 10-6 SCAC) knocked off Texas Lutheran (16-9, 11-5 SCAC) 73-65 Sunday afternoon, February 17.
  • Gents Drop Contest at Southwestern
    February 16, 2019
    GEORGETOWN, Texas – Centenary (12-12, 9-6 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference) fell to Southwestern (13-11, 10-5 SCAC) 72-61 Friday night, February 15.
  • Matthews Grabs Centenary, SCAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
    February 12, 2019
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – You could not write a better script for senior Gents Basketball Player Treylan Matthews in three games during Senior Week. Coming off an easy career high in his penultimate contest in the Gold Dome and a spectacular second half that helped Centenary rally from a double-digit deficit in his final game in the Dome, Matthews grabbed SCAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honors for the second time this season.
  • Gents Basketball Overcomes Big Deficit to Knock Off Johnson & Wales at Buzzer
    February 10, 2019
    SHREVEPORT, La. – The Gents Basketball never led for the first 39:58.4 of the game, but a big three tied the game up late in the fourth before senior Treylan Matthews hit the winning jumper with 1.6 left in the contest as Centenary (12-11, 9-5 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference) knocked off Johnson & Wales (17-7, 10-5 SCAC) 61-59 Saturday night, February 9.
  • We’re In! Gents Basketball Clinches SCAC Tournament Berth in Nail Biter over Colorado College
    February 09, 2019
    SHREVEPORT, La. – For the second straight year, Gents Basketball needed a win against the Tigers to clinch an SCAC Tournament berth. And for this second straight season, they used a big second half comeback to accomplish this feat.
  • Ladies and Gents Basketball Honors Six Seniors this Weekend
    February 08, 2019
    SHREVEPORT, La. – The Centenary basketball teams have a busy final home weekend of the season to celebrate two Ladies and four Gents seniors.
  • Defense Confounds Crusaders Again as Gents Basketball Picks Up Key SCAC Road Win
    February 05, 2019
    IRVING, Texas – It was not a once in a 40-year span defense like the Gents had in game one against the Crusaders, but it was a defensive that helped the Gents pick up a critical Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference road win.
  • Gents Basketball Claims Huge Road Win at Schreiner in Overtime
    February 02, 2019
    KERRVILLE, Texas – Entering the season with a six-game losing streak to the Mountaineers, Gents Basketball had not swept the season series with them since 2014-15. It took five minutes of extra fun, but Centenary (9-10, 6-4 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference) completed the regular season sweep of Schreiner (8-10, 4-5 SCAC) 71-66 Friday night, February 1.
  • Late Rally Falls Short in Gents Basketball’s Loss at Trinity
    February 02, 2019
    SAN ANTONIO – Down by nine with three minutes left, the Gents were able to cut the deficit to a single possession and had the ball late with a chance to tie or win, but the Tigers forced a turnover and ran out the clock as Centenary (9-11, 6-5 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference) fell to Trinity (5-17, 5-8 SCAC) 75-73 Saturday night, February 2.
  • Gents Basketball Stops Skid against Schreiner with 66-55 Victory
    January 27, 2019
    SHREVEPORT, La. – Down six and after a close shot clock violation call that wiped away a made basket, who knew that would provide the spark for Gents Basketball Sunday afternoon, January 27?
  • Huge Comeback Falls Short for Gents Basketball at Austin College
    January 22, 2019
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Gents were able to cut a 20-point deficit to four with about two minutes left in the game, but the ‘Roos were able to hold on to a lead the entire contest as Centenary (7-10, 4-4 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference) fell to Austin College (7-10, 4-4 SCAC) 76-68 Tuesday night, January 22.
  • Harris Nabs First Career SCAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week Award
    January 21, 2019
    Junior guard Cedric Harris named the SCAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week January 21.
  • Gents Basketball Ties School Record for Blocks, Runs Past Austin College 77-56
    January 19, 2019
    SHREVEPORT, La. – The Gents recorded double-digit blocks for the first time in their Division III era and tied the overall school record as Centenary (7-9, 4-3 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference) upended Austin College (6-10, 2-5 SCAC) 77-56 Friday night, January 18.
  • Gents Basketball Completes Sweep of I-20 Rival, Matthews Hits the 1k Career Point Mark
    January 12, 2019
    MARSHALL, Texas - It can sometimes be tough going when you know your 1,000th point is in reach. Senior Treylan Matthews made sure he took care of business right away Saturday afternoon, January 12.
  • Smothering Defense by Gents Basketball Declaws the Tigers, 74-49
    January 05, 2019
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Three teams have been held to less than 50 points for a game in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play this season. Twice, it has been at the hands of the Gents.
  • Late Run Sinks Gents Basketball at Johnson & Wales, 77-67
    January 05, 2019
    DENVER – The Gents led for virtually all of the first 36 minutes of the game, but the Wildcats put together a major run to rally for the double-digit victory as Centenary (5-9, 3-3 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference) fell at Johnson & Wales (11-5, 4-3 SCAC) 77-67 Saturday night, January 5.
  • Late Run Sinks Gents Basketball against Southwestern
    December 30, 2018
    SHREVEPORT, La. – The Gents held a three-point led at the break and led by as much as seven in the second half, but the Pirates got hot from the field in the final 10 minutes to pull away for the double-digit win as Centenary (3-8, 1-2 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference) fell to Southwestern (6-6, 3-0 SCAC) 80-69 Saturday night, December 28.
  • Gents Basketball Cruises to 89-69 Win after Explosive First Half
    December 30, 2018
    SHREVEPORT, La. – The Gents were looking to even their Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference record in its final contest of 2018. An amazing first half that saw the Gents take a 50-10 lead – mission accomplished.
  • Gents Basketball Falls to Trinity, 67-62
    December 19, 2018
    SHREVEPORT, La. – The Gents were able to take control early and led by as much as seven, but the Tigers warmed up from outside at the end of the first half and held on in the second as Centenary (3-7, 1-1 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference) fell to Trinity (2-7, 2-0 SCAC) 67-62 in its final games before Christmas.
  • Defense the Name of the Game in Gents Basketball’s 57-39 win over Dallas
    December 18, 2018
    SHREVEPORT, La. – When you hold a team to less than 40 points for the first time in almost 70 years, you know there is a good chance you are going to pick up a win.
  • Season Low Turnovers, Prince’s Threes Propel Gents Basketball Past East Texas Baptist
    December 16, 2018
    SHREVEPORT, La. – The Gents made a season low nine miscues and freshman Ty Prince added a season high five three-pointers as Centenary (2-6) upended East Texas Baptist (5-3) 75-69 Saturday night, December 15, in the third game of the 2018 Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission Holiday Classic at the Gold Dome.
  • Gents Basketball Falls in Frantic Final Seconds to Howard Payne
    November 30, 2018
    SHREVEPORT, La. – The Gents trailed by as much as nine in the second half but hit a layup with eight seconds left to lead by one. However, the hoop and harm with 2.6 seconds left helped the Yellow Jackets claim the two-point win as Centenary (1-6) fell to Howard Payne (1-6) 73-71 Thursday night, November 29.
  • Points in the Paint Sink Gents Basketball at Millsaps, 70-55
    November 28, 2018
    JACKSON, Miss. – The Gents jumped out to an early nine-point lead, but a 34-10 advantage in points in the paint by the Majors proved to be the difference as Centenary (1-5) lost at Millsaps (6-0) 70-55 Tuesday night, November 27.
  • Late First Half Run Sinks Gents Basketball at Arkansas-Monticello
    November 24, 2018
    MONTICELLO, Ark. – The Gents stayed close for the majority of the first half, but a run right before intermission that extended to the second half gave the Weevils the victory as Centenary (1-4) fell to NCAA Division II Arkansas-Monticello (2-2) 80-51 Saturday afternoon, November 24.
  • Gents Basketball Drops Road Game at Hendrix, 64-62
    November 18, 2018
    CONWAY, Ark. – The Gents were able to tie the game late after trailing by seven with 2:41 left, but the Warriors used a 25-13 edge in points off turnovers in the win as Centenary (1-2) fell to Hendrix (2-1) 64-62 in the final game of day one of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Association/Southern Athletic Association Classic Saturday night, November 17.
  • Gents Basketball Rallies from 20-Point Deficit, Falls in Overtime to Millsaps
    November 18, 2018
    CONWAY, Ark. – The Gents Basketball team used hot shooting from behind the arc to overcome a 20-point deficit to send the game to overtime, but the Majors built an 8-point lead in OT and held on for the win as Centenary (1-3) fell to Millsaps (2-1) 81-76 in OT on the final day of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference/Southern Athletic Association Classic Sunday afternoon, November 18.
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