2019-20 Gents Basketball News

  • Men's Basketball Faces St. Thomas In Road SCAC Game Saturday
    January 17, 2020
    The Centenary men’s basketball will face the St. Thomas Celts in a key Southern Collegiate Conference play contest on Saturday set for 4 p.m. at the Jerabeck Center. The Gents (8-7, 5-3 SCAC) split a pair of conference games last weekend at home, defeating Southwestern by a score of 84-74 on Friday and falling, 79-75, to Texas Lutheran last Sunday. Centenary lost for the first time at home this season after starting 5-0. The Gents are 3-6 on the road this season but an even 2-2 away from home in SCAC games.
  • Cedric Harris named SCAC Player of the Week
    January 13, 2020
    Gents senior guard Cedric Harris, a Shreveport native, has been named the SCAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played from Monday, January 6 through Sunday, January 12.
  • Men's Basketball Falls to Texas Lutheran At Home, 79-75
    January 12, 2020
    The Centenary men's basketball team fell to the Texas Lutheran Bulldogs on Sunday, 79-75, in a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference contest at the Gold Dome. The Gents (8-7, 5-3 SCAC) lost for the first time at home this season after starting 5-0. Texas Lutheran improved to 9-5 and 6-1 in the SCAC. Centenary has still won seven of its last nine games. Centenary senior guard Cedric Harris (Shreveport) scored a game-high and season-best 32 points in 38 minutes.
  • Men's Basketball To Face Southwestern Friday In SCAC Play
    January 10, 2020
    The Centenary men's basketball team returns home Friday to face the Southwestern University Pirates in a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference contest set for 5:30 p.m. at the Gold Dome. The Gents (7-6, 4-2 SCAC) dropped a pair of conference games on the road last weekend to Schreiner and Trinity after starting 4-0 in SAC play. Centenary has still won five of its last seven games overall and sits in third place in the conference standings. Southwestern enters Friday’s game at 7-5 overall and 3-2 in SCAC play. The Pirates lost 77-69 at Texas Lutheran on Jan. 3 in their most recent game.
  • Men's Basketball Defeats Southwestern In SCAC Play
    January 10, 2020
    The Centenary men’s basketball team raced out to a 15-point halftime lead over the Southwestern Pirates on Friday and picked up an 84-74 victory in a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference contest at the Gold Dome. The Gents (8-6, 5-2 SCAC) improved to 5-0 at home this season and have won six of their last eight games. Southwestern fell to 7-6 and 3-3 in SCAC play. Centenary has won six of its eight games this season by double digits.
  • Men's Basketball Falls For First Time In SCAC Play
    January 04, 2020
    The Centenary men's basketball team lost for the first time in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play on Friday as the Gents fell, 72-65, to the Schreiner Mountaineers at the Stephens Family Arena. The Gents (7-5, 4-1 SCAC) had their five-game winning streak snapped with the loss while Schreiner improved to 3-7 and 1-2 in SCAC play. Senior guard Cedric Harris (Shreveport) led the way with 15 points in 35 minutes of action.
  • Men's Basketball Drops SCAC Contest At Trinity
    January 04, 2020
    The Centenary men's basketball team dropped an 81-60 decision on Saturday in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play to the Trinity Tigers at the William H. Bell Athletic Center. The Gents, who entered the weekend undefeated in SCAC play, lost to Schreiner 72-65 on Friday and are now 7-6 overall and 4-2 in conference play. Centenary has still won five of its last seven games overall and sits in third place in the conference standings.
  • Men's Basketball Dominates Johnson and Wales, 92-54, To Remain Perfect In SCAC Play
    December 30, 2019
    The Centenary men's basketball team extended its winning streak to five with a 92-54 win over the Johnson and Wales Wildcats on Sunday in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play at the Gold Dome. The Gents (7-4, 4-0 SCAC) went to overtime on Sunday to defeat Colorado College but had no trouble with the Wildcats on Monday as they cruised to the 38-point victory. Johnson and Wales dropped to 2-9 and 1-3 in SCAC play with the loss. Centenary remained atop the conference standings with St. Thomas (4-0) who defeated Colorado College, 102-92, on Sunday. Southwestern (3-0) faces Trinity Monday evening at home. The Maroon and White also remained perfect (4-0) at home this season.
  • Ty Prince Named Player Of The Week By LSWA
    December 30, 2019
    Centenary sophomore forward Ty Prince (Thorndale, Texas) was named the men's college basketball Player-of-the-Week by the Louisiana Sports Writer's Association for games played from Dec. 23-29, it was announced on Monday. Prince, the leading scorer in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference averaging 21.9 points per game, has now scored 20 or more points eight times this season and has reached double figures in all 11 of Centenary's games this season.
  • Gents Remain Undefeated In SCAC Play With Victory Over Colorado College
    December 29, 2019
    The Centenary men’s basketball team remained undefeated in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play with an 83-75 victory in overtime on Sunday over the Colorado College Tigers at the Gold Dome. The Gents improved to 6-4 and 3-0 in the SCAC while Colorado College dropped to 2-7 and 0-3 in the SCAC. Centenary is tied atop the conference standings with St. Thomas (3-0) and Southwestern (2-0) who plays Schreiner at home Sunday evening.
  • Men's Basketball To Face Colorado College At Home In SCAC Play
    December 25, 2019
    The Centenary men’s basketball team will face the Colorado College Tigers on Sunday in a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Game set for Noon at the Gold Dome. Live stats and live video via College TV Ticket will be available and admission is FREE. Centenary continues their homestand as the Maroon and White faces Johnson and Wales on Monday, Dec. 30 at 1 p.m. The Gents (5-4, 2-0 SCAC) enter Sunday’s contest riding a three-game winning streak after a 77-62 victory over the University of Dallas on Dec. 21 in Irving, Texas.
  • Cedric Harris Named SCAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
    December 23, 2019
    Centenary senior guard Cedric Harris has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played from Dec. 16-22, the SCAC Office announced on Monday. Harris, a Shreveport native, scored 49 points in a pair of wins in conference play last weekend over Austin College and Dallas on the road as the Gents opened SCAC play 2-0. Harris scored 21 points and added eight rebounds against Dallas in 36 minutes of action on Saturday in an 82-73 win after posting 28 along with 10 boards in the win over Austin College.
  • Cedric Harris Named Player of Week By LSWA
    December 23, 2019
    Centenary senior guard Cedric Harris was named the men’s college basketball Player-of-the-Week by the Louisiana Sports Writer’s Association for games played from Dec. 16-22, it was announced on Monday. Harris was the unanimous choice by the panel of voters and marked the first time this season that a Centenary player has been selected. Harris was also named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday. The Shreveport native and former C.E. Byrd High star, scored 49 points in a pair of wins in conference play last weekend over Austin College and Dallas on the road as the Gents opened SCAC play 2-0.
  • Men's Basketball Remains Unbeaten In SCAC Play With Victory Over Dallas
    December 21, 2019
    The Centenary men's basketball team extended its winning streak to three games and remained perfect in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play with a 77-62 victory on Saturday against the University of Dallas Crusaders at the Maher Center. The Gents (5-4, 2-0 SCAC) have won their first two conference games for the first time since the 2017-18 season after opening SCAC action on Friday with an 82-73 victory over Austin College. Dallas (4-4, 0-2 SCAC) lost its fourth-straight game.
  • Men's Basketball Opens SCAC Play With Victory At Austin College
    December 20, 2019
    The Centenary men’s basketball team opened Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play on Friday with an 82-73 victory over the Austin College ‘Roos at the Hughey Gymnasium. The Gents (4-4, 1-0 SCAC) won their second game in a row after defeating Louisiana College, 76-66, last Saturday at home. Centenary won its conference opener for the second-straight season after beating the University of Dallas at home last season.
  • Men's Basketball Opens SCAC Play At Austin College
    December 19, 2019
    The Centenary men’s basketball team opens Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play on Friday as the Gents face Austin College at 2 p.m. at the Hughey Gymnasium. Centenary (3-4) defeated Louisiana College, 76-66, last Saturday at home to snap a three-game losing streak. Austin College (3-4) lost 89-76 versus LeTourneau on Monday and has lost four-straight games.
  • Men's Basketball Defeats Louisiana College At Home
    December 14, 2019
    The Centenary men's basketball team defeated the Louisiana College Wildcats, 76-66, in a non-conference game on Saturday afternoon at the Gold Dome. The Gents (3-4) outscored the Wildcats 42-31 in the second half after trailing by a point (35-34) at halftime. Louisiana College fell to 4-2 with the loss. The teams split the season series after the Wildcats defeated the Gents, 71-66, back on Nov. 12 in Pineville. Centenary, playing at home for the first time in nearly a month, was led in scoring by sophomore forward Ty Prince (Thorndale, Texas) as he posted 18 points in 36 minutes, making 8 of 12 shots from the field and two of five from three-point range.
  • Men's Basketball Returns Home To Face Louisiana College
    December 13, 2019
    The Centenary men’s basketball team will face the Louisiana College Wildcats in a non-conference game set for 3 p.m. on Saturday in the Gold Dome. Live stats are available at www.gocentenary.com as well as live video via College TV ticket at: www.collegetvticket.com/portal/centenary. The Gents, back at home for the first time in nearly a month, face the Wildcats for the second time this season after falling in their season opener on Nov. 12 in Pineville by a score of 71-66. Centenary (2-4) lost 85-69 at ETBU on Monday in its last game. Louisiana College is 3-2 on the young season after a victory over Howard-Payne on Monday and faces Hardin-Simmons at home tonight. Centenary won its only home game of the season, routing Millsaps by a score of 84-51 on Nov. 19.
  • Men's Basketball Falls On Road At ETBU Monday
    December 09, 2019
    The Centenary men's basketball team lost 85-69 to the East Texas Baptist University Tigers in a non-conference game on Monday at the Ornelas Gymnasium. The Gents (2-4) were playing their fourth-consecutive road contest while ETBU (5-1) was playing at home for just the second time all season. Centenary had its brief two-game winning streak snapped against the Tigers but still leads the all-time series, 7-4.
  • Men's Basketball Faces ETBU On Road Monday
    December 08, 2019
    The Centenary men’s basketball team will face the East Texas Baptist University Tigers in a non-conference game on Monday set for 7:30 p.m. at the Ornelas Gymnasium. The Gents (2-3) return to Texas after falling 99-83 to the LeTourneau YellowJackets last Tuesday in Longview as they are set to play their fourth-straight road contest. ETBU improved to 4-1 after beating Hendrix, 81-68, on Nov. 26 in its home opener. Centenary won both matchups last season and leads the all-time series, 7-3.
  • Men's Basketball Drops Non-Conference Game Tuesday At LeTourneau
    December 03, 2019
    The Centenary men's basketball team fell 99-83 to the LeTourneau University YellowJackets on Tuesday in a non-conference game at the Solheim Arena. The Gents (2-3) were playing their third-straight game on the road after splitting a pair of contests this past weekend against Howard Payne and Hardin-Simmons. The YellowJackets improved to 5-1 after Tuesday’s victory.  LeTourneau raced out to a 58-33 lead at halftime, but the Gents’ offense came alive in the second half, outscoring the YellowJackets, 50-41.
  • Men's Basketball Set To Face LeTourneau Tuesday On Road
    December 02, 2019
    The Centenary men’s basketball team will face the LeTourneau University YellowJackets on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in non-conference play at the Solheim Arena. The Gents (2-2) are playing their third-straight game on the road after splitting a pair of contests this past weekend against Howard Payne and Hardin-Simmons.
  • Men's Basketball Falls At Hardin-Simmons On Saturday
    November 30, 2019
    The Centenary men’s basketball team fell 73-64 in a non-conference game on Saturday to the Hardin-Simmons Cowboys at the Mabee Complex. The Gents dropped to 2-2 on the season while the Cowboys improved to 4-2. Hardin-Simmons led 31-24 at halftime and edged the Maroon and White, 42-40, in the second half.
  • Men's Basketball Picks Up Road Win Over Howard Payne
    November 30, 2019
    The Centenary men's basketball team defeated the Howard Payne University Yellow Jackets 96-82 on Friday in a non-conference game at the Brownwood Coliseum.
  • Men's Basketball To Face Howard Payne On Road Friday
    November 28, 2019
    The Centenary men’s basketball team will face the Howard Payne University Yellow Jackets in a non-conference game on Friday at 7 p.m. inside the Brownwood Coliseum. The Gents (1-1) are coming off a dominating victory (84-51) over Millsaps on Nov. 19 at home in their last game. Howard Payne (1-3) lost 90-78 to Trinity on Monday in San Antonio. The teams met last season at the Gold Dome with Howard Payne picking up a 73-71 victory.
  • Men's Basketball Cruises Past Millsaps In Home Opener, 84-51
    November 19, 2019
    The Centenary men's basketball opened its 2019-20 home schedule with a dominating 84-51 victory over the Millsaps Majors on Tuesday night at a spirited Gold Dome.  The Gents (1-1) received 25 points from star senior guard and Shreveport native Cedric Harris and 22 from sophomore forward Ty Prince (Thorndale, Texas). Centenary held a slim 31-28 lead at halftime but erupted for 53 points in the final 20 minutes to cruise to the victory in its home opener.
  • Men's Basketball Squares Off With Millsaps Tuesday In Home Opener
    November 18, 2019
    The Centenary men’s basketball team will face the Millsaps Majors in its home opener on Tuesday in a non-conference contest set for 7:30 p.m. at the Gold Dome. Millsaps (2-1) picked up an 82-73 victory over East Texas Baptist University on Saturday in its latest action. The Majors have won the last two against the Maroon and White, but Centenary leads the all-time series by a 6-3 count. The Gents opened their 2019-20 season with a 71-66 non-conference loss to the Louisiana College Wildcats last Tuesday in Pineville, La.
  • Men's Basketball Opens Season with 71-66 Loss at Louisiana College
    November 13, 2019
    The Centenary men's basketball team opened its 2019-20 season with a 71-66 non-conference loss to the Louisiana College Wildcats on Tuesday at H.O. West Fieldhouse. The Gents (0-1) had three players in double figures, led by 23 from sophomore forward Ty Prince (Thorndale, Texas). Sophomore guard Kyle Mingo (Cypress, Texas) added 12 points and senior guard Cedric Harris (Shreveport) scored 10. Prince had a team-best six rebounds.
  • Men's Basketball Opens Regular Season At Louisiana College On Tuesday
    November 11, 2019
    The Centenary men's basketball team will open its 2019-20 regular season as the Gents face the Louisiana College Wildcats in a non-conference road game set for 6:30 p.m. at H.O. West Fieldhouse. Live stats for Tuesday’s game are available at the following link: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/lcwildcats/. The Gents and Wildcats met last season in Shreveport with Louisiana College picking up a 61-58 victory. The Wildcats, 19-7 and 11-5 in the American Southwest Conference last season, fell 64-41 to ULM on Tuesday in an exhibition game.
  • Men's Basketball Drops Exhibition At Northwestern State, 84-57
    November 06, 2019
    The Centenary men's basketball team fell 84-57 on Tuesday evening to the Northwestern State Demons in an exhibition game at Prather Coliseum. Tuesday’s game was the second and final exhibition game of the 2019-20 season following a 74-64 loss to the LSU-S Pilots last Wednesday. Centenary and NSU met for the 142nd time on Tuesday and despite the loss the Gents still lead the all-time series, 75-67.
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