2018-19 Gents Basketball News

  • 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.
  • Missed Free Throws Drop Gents Basketball against Louisiana College
    November 16, 2018
    SHREVEPORT, La. – The Gents rallied from an early eight-point deficit to take the lead; however, they could not overcome a 4-for-15 mark from the charity stripe as Centenary (1-1) fell to Louisiana College (1-1) 61-58 Thursday night, November 15.
  • Matthews Named First SCAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week of the Season
    November 12, 2018
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – For the second consecutive season, a Centenary Basketball player has been named the initial Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the season. For the 2018-19 year, that honor was bestowed upon senior Treylan Matthews for the first time in his career. Monday afternoon, November 12.
  • Gents Basketball Knocks Off Hardin-Simmons in Season Opener, 84-79
    November 10, 2018
    SHREVEPORT, La. – The Gents fell behind in the second half after leading by 12 in the first, but two crucial 8-0 runs sunk the Cowboys as Centenary (1-0) knocked off Hardin-Simmons (0-1) 84-79 Saturday afternoon, November 10.
  • Gents Basketball Adds 16 for 2018-19 Season
    November 09, 2018
    SHREVEPORT, La. – Centenary Basketball kicks off the 2018-19 season Saturday afternoon, November 10, as the Ladies and Gents host Hardin-Simmons for a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m.
  • Ladies and Gents Basketball Announces Military Game for Season Opener Saturday
    November 07, 2018
    SHREVEPORT, La. – Centenary Ladies and Gents Basketball Announces Military Appreciation Day for their season opening games against Hardin-Simmons Saturday afternoon, November 10. It will be a doubleheader with the Ladies tipping off with the Cowgirls at 1 p.m. The Gents take on the Cowboys about 30 minutes following the conclusion of the women’s contest.
  • Late First Half Push Drops Gents Basketball in Exhibition
    November 06, 2018
    NATCHITOCHES, La. – The Gents kept the deficit to single digits for most of the first half, but the Demons pulled way with a late first half run and picked up the win as Centenary fell to Northwestern State (1-0) 102-62 Tuesday night, November 6.
  • Gents Basketball Chosen Second in Preseason SCAC Poll
    November 03, 2018
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - In a close vote by the conference head coaches, the Centenary Gents Basketball team was selected to finish second in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference for the 2018-19 season. The Gents, who received two first-place votes, finished runner-up in both the SCAC Regular Season and Tournament for the 2017-18 season.
  • Ladies and Gents Athletics Announces #MondayMania18 to Kickoff Athletic Homecoming Week
    October 15, 2018
    On Monday night, November 5, the Centenary Athletic Department will host the inaugural “Monday Mania.” The event will last two hours, from 5-7 p.m.
  • Ladies and Gents Release 2018-19 Basketball Schedules
    September 18, 2018
    SHREVEPORT, La. – Centenary Ladies and Gents Basketball released their 2018-19 schedule Tuesday, September 18.