The Hogs have two crucial home games this week starting with West Texas A&M Wednesday night at Kleberg Bank Court. A&M-Kingsville then hosts Abilene Christian Saturday afternoon. After this week, four of the team's next five league games will be on the road.
The Javelinas are 2-1 in the LSC South and 13-4 overall after last Wednesday's 67-59 defeat to No.20 Tarleton State. TSU leads the LSC South with a 3-0 mark followed by West Texas A&M at 3-1 and then the Hogs and ACU at 2-1.
A&M-Kingsville is 8-2 at home this season
Senior guard Reggie Love (Wichita, Kan.) has stepped up his play in conference games, averaging a team-leading 14.7 points per game while hitting 59 percent of his shots including 10 of 17 3-point attempts and 8 of 9 free throws.
Another senior, Stephen Story (San Antonio East Central), continues his steady play, averaging 11.3 points and 4.7 rebounds per game in league play while shooting 56 percent from the floor. Story has scored in double figures in five of his last six games, all while coming off the bench
Junior Clyde Johnson (Converse Judson) bounced back from a 1-point outing against Eastern New Mexico to scored 30 points and grab seven rebounds in his last two games.
After going 0-for-4 from the field against the Greyhounds he has made 10 of 14 shots in the last two, including 4 of 5 3-point shots.
Point guard Wendell Mulkey (San Antonio East Central) continues his outstanding play, leading the LSC in steals (3.6) and ranking second in assists (5.9) per game.
He is averaging 10 assists per game through three league games this year. Mulkey has already surpassed the 100 assist mark (101) and has more steals this year (62) than he did all of last year (59). He has also scored more points through 17 games this year (160) than he had in 28 games (149) a year ago. He needs just two more steals to reach the 150 mark for his career and 32 more assists to reach 300.
Women's Basketball: The Javelinas women's basketball team (5-12, 1-3) will try and hang tough in the LSC South Division race with a pair of home games this week.
Wednesday night will prove a tough task as No.18 West Texas A&M is in town Wednesday night.