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March Madness v2.0: Wildcat teams on tourney trail

March Madness v2.0: Wildcat teams on tourney trail

By on March 9, 2020 in ACU News, Sports with 0 Comments

That ride was so much fun, let’s do it again. Whether you dust off your “Texas Two Step” or “First Dance” T-shirt from last year or start shopping for a new souvenir one, Wildcat basketball fans’ adrenaline will kick into high gear this week as Abilene Christian University men’s and women’s teams head south on […]

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March hoops excitement proves bitter, sweet

March hoops excitement proves bitter, sweet

By on March 19, 2016 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

The craziness of March Madness – the frantic, frustrating and often fabulous time of postseason collegiate basketball – is upon us, and Abilene Christian University earned a taste of it earlier this week. Three men’s and four women’s teams from the Southland Conference qualified for this month’s national postseason tournaments, including ACU. Stephen F. Austin State University made the most noise, […]

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For Crying Out Loud: Women’s hoops on a roll

For Crying Out Loud: Women’s hoops on a roll

By on January 21, 2016 in Campus News, Sports with 5 Comments

There’s no crying in baseball, we were famously told by Jimmy Dugan, Tom Hanks’ crusty character in A League of Their Own. Basketball is a different sport, and this is a different story.   Now Julie Goodenough doesn’t cry easily. In fact, in the four years and 103 games in which she has been the […]

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Three basketball foes make NCAA tourney

Three basketball foes make NCAA tourney

By on March 16, 2014 in Sports with 0 Comments

How tough was the non-conference men’s basketball schedule played by Abilene Christian University in 2013-14? Two of the Wildcats’ early season opponents were named this afternoon to the NCAA tournament, and a third thinks it should be. Xavier (21-12 overall, 10-8 in the Big East Conference) made it, as did Iowa (20-12 overall, 9-9 in […]

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