2015-16 Men's Basketball News

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    May 23, 2016
    Four Texans commit to four-year universities Four members of the 2015-16 South Plains College men's basketball program will be taking their talents to the next level after signing with a four-year university in recent weeks.
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    March 08, 2016
    Four Texans earn All-Conference honors The 2015-2016 Western Junior College Athletic Conference All-Conference teams were released on Sunday, with four members of the South Plains College Texans earning All-Conference honors.
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    March 02, 2016
    Texans Fall to Hill in Overtime after Epic Comeback BROWNWOOD— Despite overcoming a 16-point first half deficit, the South Plains College Texans fell in overtime to Hill College 90-85 in the Region V tournament at the Brownwood Coliseum Wednesday afternoon. Not without controversy.
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    March 01, 2016
    Texans Ready for Postseason Run One game at a time. After finishing the regular season with a 21-8 record, and an 11-4 record in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference, the South Plains College Texans will begin their journey through the postseason on March 2 when they travel to the Brownwood Coliseum in Brownwood, Texas for the NJCAA Region 5 basketball tournament.
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    February 25, 2016
    Texans and Lady Texans Prepare for Final Conference Game With just a single game remaining on the 2016 conference schedule, the South Plains College Texans can earn a share of the Western Junior College Athletic Conference crown with a win on Thursday against Western Texas College in Snyder.
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    February 25, 2016
    Texans Fall to Western Texas SNYDER— The South Plains College Texans fell to Western Texas College 98-90 on Thursday night in Snyder. The Texans' Jerron Love set a new career high with 26 points, as the 5-foot-11 freshman was 9-of-15 from the field and 6-of-9 from behind the arc. Deontae North went on to finish the contest with 18 points and five rebounds for South Plains, while Che Bob had 14 points and 11 boards.
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    February 18, 2016
    Texans Remain In Hunt For WJCAC Title CLARENDON— The South Plains College Texans rode Che Bob's 32-point, 15-rebound performance to a 98-67 victory over the Clarendon Bulldogs on Thursday night at the Bulldog Gymnasium. The Texans' Deontae North finished the game with 23 points on 8-of-15 shooting and also hauled in 11 rebounds. Roberto Gallinat would chip in 17 points for South Plains, while Montell McRae had eight.
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    February 15, 2016
    Texans Push Past Hawks To Remain In First LEVELLAND— Find a way to win. The South Plains College Texans did just that in their final home game of the season, riding Deontae North's 20-point eight rebound performance to a 62-55 win over the Howard Hawks on Monday night at the Texan Dome.
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    February 11, 2016
    Texans Rout Broncos In Roswell ROSWELL— Three to go. The South Plains College Texans improved their record to 10-3 in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference after routing the New Mexico Military Institute Broncos 81-64 in Roswell on Thursday night.
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    February 08, 2016
    Texans Down NMJC In Hobbs HOBBS– The South Plains College Texans picked up their ninth win in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference on Monday night, downing the New Mexico Junior College Thunderbirds 84-80 in Hobbs. Now 7-1 in their last eight conference games, the Texans' victory breaks a three-way tie with New Mexico (18-8,8-4) for first place in the WJCAC, with South Plains (18-7, 9-3) and Odessa College both sitting at nine wins with just four games remaining in the regular season.
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    February 04, 2016
    Texans Take Share Of Conference Lead LEVELLAND? This is a conference championship game. That was the message South Plains College head coach Steve Green relayed to his team prior to Thursday night's matchup with conference leader Odessa College.
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    February 01, 2016
    Texans Hold Off Frank Phillips LEVELLAND— The South Plains College Texans picked up their seventh win in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference on Monday night following a 77-72 victory over Frank Phillips at the Texan Dome.
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    January 28, 2016
    Texans Fall To Midland MIDLAND—The South Plains College Texans fell to the Midland Chaparrals 70-62 on Thursday night in Midland.
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    January 25, 2016
    Texans Battle Back At The Dome LEVELLAND— The South Plains College Texans overcame a 15-point first half deficit and downed Western Texas College 83-76 to improve to 6-2 in the Western Junior Athletic Conference Monday night at the Texan Dome.
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    January 18, 2016
    Texans Rout Clarendon 99-67 LEVELLAND— The South Plains College Texans picked up their third consecutive Western Junior College Athletic Conference victory after throttling Clarendon College 99-67 Monday night at the Texan Dome. Following a 10-0 run from the Bulldogs (13-9, 1-5) to open up the contest, the Texans battled back and went on a 9-4 run of their own to cut Clarendon's lead to 14-9 with 15:24 left in the first half. Justice Green, who finished with 19 points and went 6-for-11 from the floor, tied the game at 17 all after connecting on a 3-pointer from the right wing with 11 minutes on the scoreboard.
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    January 14, 2016
    Love's 19 Pushes SPC Past Howard BIG SPRING— The South Plains College Texans improved to 4-2 in the WJCAC conference with a 74-71 road win against Howard on Thursday night in Big Spring. Jerron Love led the Texans in scoring for the second straight game as the 5-foot-10 freshman guard finished with 19 points and three assists in 31 minutes of play for the Texans. Deontae North shot 50 percent from the three-point line and knocked down all six free-throws attempted en route to a 15-point performance for South Plains.
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    January 11, 2016
    Texans Thump Broncos At The Texan Dome LEVELLAND— Regardless of who took the shot, South Plains College head coach Steven Green wanted to see his offense facilitate the basketball and find the open look.
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    January 09, 2016
    Texans Fall To NMJC Levelland— The South Plains College Texans fell to New Mexico Junior College 73-70 Saturday afternoon at the Texan Dome in Levelland. The Texans held the Thunderbirds to 26 percent shooting in the first half and took a 34-23 into the locker room at halftime, but a late surge from New Mexico (13-5, 3-1) in the final frame allowed them to escape with a three-point conference win.
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    January 07, 2016
    Texans Fall Short In Odessa The Texans' Roberto Gallinat led all scorers with 18 points and nine rebounds, and Che Bob finished with 16 points and seven boards for the Texans. Odessa's Larry Lewis led the Wranglers with 13 points in the contest, while Malik Hicks and Louis Adams each scored 11 points.
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    January 06, 2016
    Texans Look To Stay Hot In Odessa Now on a nine game win streak following a 3-0 performance in Arizona on December 28-30 where the Texans captured the 2015 Fiesta Bowl Junior College Shootout, the South Plains College Texans will travel to Odessa on January 7 for a matchup with #23 nationally ranked Odessa College, with tipoff set for 7:30 p.m.
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    December 30, 2015
    Texans Capture Fiesta Bowl Title Mesa—Every season has its defining moments. For the South Plains College men's basketball program, one of those moments occurred on Wednesday night in Arizona as the Texans throttled Big Bend Community College 81-65 to capture the 2015 Fiesta Bowl Junior College Shootout championship.
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    December 29, 2015
    Texans Advance To Championship Round In Mesa Mesa— It was a 10-point halftime lead the Texans saw dwindle away in the first two minutes of the second half. Baltimore City knocked down consecutive threes while drawing a foul on each attempt and connected on the free throws for back-to-back four-point plays to trim the Texans' lead to just two points.
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    December 28, 2015
    Texans Advance With Game 1 Victory Arizona— The South Plains College Texans picked up their seventh consecutive victory Monday night, downing Williston State College 81-74 in Mesa. The Texan's Che Bob led all scorers with 22 points and nine rebounds, knocking down eight of thirteen shots from the floor. Deontae North finished with 16 points and six boards for South Plains, while Diamante Langston racked up 11 points four rebounds and three assists.
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    December 26, 2015
    Texans Ready For Shootout In Arizona Adversity can reveal one of two things; character, or a lack thereof. After dropping four of their first eight games and beginning the 2015 campaign with a 4-4 record, the South Plains College Texans showed their true colors.
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    December 05, 2015
    Texans Win Sixth Straight Borger— The South Plains college Texans picked up their sixth consecutive win on Saturday downing Frank Phillips 81-79 in overtime. The Texans shot 56% from the field against the Plainsmen and had four players score in double figures. Sophomore guard Deontae North led the Texas in scoring once again with 14 points and also hauled in six rebounds.
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    December 02, 2015
    Texans Drum Midland In Conference Opener Levelland— The South Plains College Texans rode Deontae North's 30-point performance en route to an 89-63 drumming of Midland in the conference opener Wednesday night at the Texan Dome. The Texans shot 50% from the field against the Chaparrals while placing three players in double figures. Che Bob finished with a double-double for the Texans, scoring 18 while hauling in 11 rebounds and two blocks.
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    November 28, 2015
    Texans Sweep Thanksgiving Classic Plano— The South Plains College Texans extended their win streak to four games after picking up two more wins this weekend at the Thanksgiving Classic in Plano. SPC routed Collin county Community College on November 27 69-51 thanks to an 18-point performance from sophomore guard Deontae North, who also had eight assists and three rebounds.
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    November 21, 2015
    Texans Shoot Lights Out Levelland—The South Plains College Texans picked up their second win in as many days, shooting over 65% from the field en route to a 105-53 scraping of Wayland Baptist Saturday at the Texan Dome. South Plains' Ibrahima Diagne led all scorers with 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Deontae North had 12 points for the Texans. Montell McRae and Jerron Love each scored 11 points for SPC, while Taelin Webb had nine points and four assists.
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    November 20, 2015
    Texans Rout Collin County Behind North's 18 Points Levelland— The South Plains College Texans downed Collin County 81-68 Friday night at the Texan Dome behind Deontae North's 18 points. SPC had four players in double figures, including Roberto Gallinat who finished with 13 points and five rebounds, while Diamante Langston had 13 points and four assists. Michael Wolfe racked up 11 points and six board for the Texans, while Justice Green and Taelin Webb each had six.
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    November 18, 2015
    Texans Drop Heartbreaker to Seward Levelland— The South Plains College Texans dropped an 81-79 heartbreaker to Seward Community College Wednesday night at the Texan Dome. Che Bob had a double-double for the Texans, racking up 26 points and 17 rebounds, while Justice Green had 18 points and five boards.
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    November 16, 2015
    Texans Fall To Panola Levelland- Despite a double-double performance from sophomore guard Che Bob, the South Plains College Texans fell to Panola Junior College 76-69 Monday night at the Texan Dome. Bob finished with 21 points and 12 boards for SPC, who fall to 2-3 on the year with Monday's loss. Jerron Love had nine points and three boards for the Texans, while Biron Joseph and Michael Wolfe each scored six.
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    November 14, 2015
    Texans Bounce Back Against Cougars The South Plains College Texans improved to 2-2 on the season Saturday downing Coast Bend College 87-75 at the Texan Dome. Sophomore guard Che Bob finished the contest with 26 points and 13 rebounds, while Marlon Jones racked up 19 points, four rebounds and three blocks. Roberto Gallinat notched up 15 points for the Texans, while Justice Green had 10.
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    November 13, 2015
    Texans Fall To Mesa 88-73 South Plains fell to Mesa Community College 88-73 Friday night at the Texan Dome. The Texans' Roberto Gallinat led all scorers with 21 points, followed by Che Bob who racked up 19 points and nine rebounds for SPC.
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    November 11, 2015
    Langston Signs With Abilene Christian Showing a strong desire to continue his career in the state of Texas, South Plains College sophomore point guard Diamante Langston signed with Abilene Christian on Wednesday. The 5-foot-11 standout from Lewisville, Texas averaged 3.9 points per game in 2014, leading the Texans to the national championship game a year ago. Langston believes ACU is a perfect fit for his style of play, and is looking forward to the next chapter in his career.
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    November 09, 2015
    Texans Host Texan Classic Beginning Friday The South Plains College men’s basketball team is set to make their 2015 home debut this weekend as SPC hosts the Texan Classic beginning November 13 at the Texan Dome. The tournament is set for tipoff with Hill College taking on Coastal Bend College at 4 p.m. on Friday, followed by a matchup with South Plains College squaring off with Mesa Community College at 6 p.m.