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Although just 5-7, Gabriel looms large  in 2019 fortunes of Chicago Bears

Although just 5-7, Gabriel looms large in 2019 fortunes of Chicago Bears

By on September 5, 2019 in ACU News, Sports with 0 Comments

At age 28, Taylor Gabriel (’15) finds himself the elder statesman not only of Abilene Christian University alumni playing in the National Football League but of wide receivers on his team, the Chicago Bears. In fact, he’s the lone former Wildcat on an NFL roster as the 2019 season begins tonight in the Windy City, […]

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Football season, single game tickets now on sale

Football season, single game tickets now on sale

By on August 19, 2019 in Sports with 0 Comments

Renewals and general admission season tickets for Abilene Christian’s 2019 six-game home football schedule are on sale. Current season ticket holders are encouraged to renew by Friday, May 31 in order to secure last year’s seats, while prospective season ticket buyers can request an upgrade after purchasing at the general admission level. The most convenient […]

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March Madness: Wildcat women’s basketball team finally reaches the Promised Land

March Madness: Wildcat women’s basketball team finally reaches the Promised Land

By on March 23, 2019 in ACU News, Sports with 0 Comments

Anyone else might have panicked when technology revolted and an electronic lock trapped them in unfamiliar territory. But the Abilene Christian University women’s basketball team has experience in unnecessary confinement. On Feb. 13, with Sing Song having evicted them from their usual home court at Moody Coliseum, the Wildcats were forced to use the gym […]

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March Madness: ACU basketball band makes big sound, impression at NCAA Tourneys

March Madness: ACU basketball band makes big sound, impression at NCAA Tourneys

By on March 23, 2019 in ACU News, Features, Sports with 2 Comments

The loudest, most spirited fans in the house at Abilene Christian University basketball games take up the smallest space. But it wouldn’t be March Madness without them, so when the official travel parties for ACU headed this week to the men’s and women’s Division I NCAA Tournaments in Jacksonville and Waco, the basketball band’s inclusion […]

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March Madness: A brief look at women basketball’s DI era accomplishments

March Madness: A brief look at women basketball’s DI era accomplishments

By on March 22, 2019 in ACU News, Sports with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian women’s basketball hops on the bus headed for Baylor and the NCAA DI Championship this week nearly seven years to the date Julie Goodenough was hired by then-athletics director Jared Mosley to be the program’s sixth head coach. The Haskell, Texas, native was hired March 27, 2012, and officially introduced several days later at a […]

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March Madness: ACU set to take on college basketball royalty

March Madness: ACU set to take on college basketball royalty

By on March 21, 2019 in ACU News, Sports with 0 Comments

JACKSONVILLE, Florida — Thursday evening’s matchup in the Midwest Regional at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena is the ultimate David vs. Goliath story. It’s little ol’ Abilene Christian vs. Mighty Kentucky. New kid on the block vs. old hand. New blood vs. blueblood. When No. 15 seed ACU takes the floor for its matchup against No. […]

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March Madness: As coach and mentor, Tate modeled what it meant to love his players

March Madness: As coach and mentor, Tate modeled what it meant to love his players

By on March 21, 2019 in ACU News, Sports with 0 Comments

The first Abilene Christian University head basketball coach to take a Wildcat team to a national tournament was the late Willard Tate, who died in 2010. His talented 1979-80 team finished 27-5, advancing to the second round of the NAIA Division I tourney in Kansas City, Missouri. This year’s men’s team matched that win total last […]

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March Madness: Men’s, women’s basketball teams honored during Chapel

March Madness: Men’s, women’s basketball teams honored during Chapel

By on March 18, 2019 in ACU News, Sports with 0 Comments

The atmosphere in Moody Coliseum reverberated with excitement this morning as ACU president Dr. Phil Schubert congratulated members of the Wildcat men’s and women’s basketball teams who are both headed to the NCAA Tournament later this week. “This is an amazing milestone for ACU,” Schubert said to students attending Monday Chapel. “This is so much […]

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March Madness: ‘Trust The Process’ leads ACU to its One Shining Moment

March Madness: ‘Trust The Process’ leads ACU to its One Shining Moment

By on March 18, 2019 in ACU News, Sports with 2 Comments

KATY, Texas — The ACU Wildcats have spent the better part of the last three decades searching for their One Shining Moment. They found it Saturday night at the Merrell Center as the Wildcats beat New Orleans, 77-60, to win the Southland Conference men’s basketball championship and advance to the NCAA Tournament. ACU will find […]

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Tournament Time: Wildcats have two basketball teams in Southland spotlight

Tournament Time: Wildcats have two basketball teams in Southland spotlight

By on March 11, 2019 in ACU News, Sports with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University’s two resurgent basketball programs take another major step forward Friday when they play in the Southland Conference postseason tournament at the Leonard E. Merrell Center in Katy, Texas. Both are looking for a league title and the Wildcats’ first-ever berth in Division I’s annual NCAA men’s and women’s March Madness tournament featuring […]

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