Schedule announced for Hosea Bell Red Dirt Classic

Courtesy of Kyle Taylor – Langston Sports Information LANGSTON – Langston University Director of Athletics Donnita Rogers is pleased to announce the tournament schedule for the upcoming Hosea Bell Red Dirt Classic which will be held at the USA Hall of Fame Complex in Oklahoma City, Okla. on March 3-4, 2023. This year’s event will showcase 15 colleges and Universities from across the country including four HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) in Langston University, Arkansas Baptist College, Benedictine College, Bethel College, Hastings College, Huston-Tillotson University, Jarvis Christian College, McPherson…

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Langston extends win-streak to four with 72-67 win over OCU

Courtesy of Kyle Taylor – Langston Sports Information, Langston University Athletics 72  LU 67 OCU Team 1 2 F LU 28  44  72 OCU 30  37  67 EDMOND, Okla. – The No. 3 Langston University Lions pushed their win streak to four games by knocking off Oklahoma City University 72-67 on Thursday night. Despite suiting up a depleted roster, the Lions never wavered. Leading 64-63 with 2:04 remaining, the Lions collected back-to-back free throws from Cortez Mosley. The Langston defense held the Stars in check the rest of the way and…

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Langston University women’s hoops boat races UNT-Dallas 84-43

title image via Richard Clifton Courtesy of Kyle Taylor – Langston Sports Information 84  Langston University 12-4 (7-4 SAC) 43 UNT-Dallas 9-5 (7-5 SAC) Team 1 2 3 4 F Langston University 19  19  32  14  84 UNT-Dallas 17  14  10  2  43 LANCASTER, Texas – Three players scored in double figures for the Langston University Lady Lions as they rolled the University of North Texas-Dallas Trailblazers 84-43 on Saturday at Cedar Valley College. The Lady Lions never trailed in Saturday’s contest, entering halftime in front 38-31. In the second half, Langston…

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Langston’s Chasity Veals named SAC Field of the Week

Courtesy of Kyle Taylor – Langston Sports Information OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Ford Dealers Sooner Athletic Conference indoor track & field athletes of the week for 2022-23 were announced which includes Langston’s Chasity Veals (women’s field athlete of the week). Women’s field athlete of the week: Chasity Veals | Jr. | Richardson, Texas  Chasity Veals outdistanced the competition in the triple jump in the First Chance Qualifier with a leap of 39 feet, ½ inch. Veals’ mark ranks as the fourth best in the NAIA for 2022-23, putting her on the A standard list…

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Langston Basketball ranked 3rd in NAIA Basketball Top 25 Poll

Courtesy of Kyle Taylor – Langston Sports Information KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Langston University men’s basketball team enters the top five for the first time since the 2018-19 season in the fourth edition of NAIA Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced. Langston is the only undefeated team in the NAIA Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll at 15-0 and ranked third overall with 520 total votes and also received one first-place vote. The Lions are the highest rated team in the Sooner Athletic Conference and ranked in…

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Schedule changes announced for Langston Men’s and Women’s hoops

The upcoming games for the Langston University men’s and women’s basketball team against the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma that was initially scheduled for Thursday, January 5 will take place at Hamilton Field House on the University of Central Oklahoma’s campus , located in Edmund, OK. The Lady Lions will take the court at 6:00 pm, while the 7th-ranked men’s club will play at 7:45 pm. Location: Hamilton Field House  100 North University Drive  Edmond, OK 73034 All UCO gameday policies will apply, including no re-entry and clear…

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Langston Basketball wins AAUL HBCU Invitational

Courtesy of Kyle Taylor, Langston Sports Information 62 Huston-Tillotson 0-1, 0-0 85  Langston 1-0, 0-0 Team 1 2 F Huston-Tillotson 32  30  62 Langston 49  36  85 Three players scored in double figures as the Langston University Lions defeated the Huston-Tillotson Rams 85-62 to claim the inaugural AAUL HBUC Invitational championship at the H-E-B Center. The Lions roared to a strong start in the first half, leading by as much as 21 points when Anthony White knocked down a three-pointer to put Langston in front 26-5 at the 10:12 mark.  Langston led at the…

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Langston’s Hailey Jordan named SAC Player of the Week

Langston University forward Hailey Jordan was named the Sooner Athletic Conference Player of the Week. In the course of helping the Lions to an undefeated 3-0 week, which consisted of wins over Avila University, Wiley College and Harris-Stowe, Jordan averaged 20.7 points and 10.0 rebounds on a very efficient 57% from the floor and 80% from the foul line. Her best stat line of the past week was a beastly 29 points and 14 rebounds she put up against in their road matchup against Avila University. On the season, the…

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Louisian Christian downs Langston, 39-14

In case you missed it Courtesy of Kyle Taylor, Langston Sports Information 39 LOUISIAN 14 LANGSTON Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F LOUISIAN 5 16 18 0 39 LANGSTON 0 0 0 14 14 In their home finale the Langston Lions fell short 39-14 to Louisiana Christian on Saturday at W.E. Anderson Stadium. Langston was unable to get rolling offensively as the Wildcats were able to build a 21-0 lead at halftime. The Lions were able to get on the scoreboard in the fourth quarter when Ivory Wilright hauled in a 45-yard…

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Langston’s Xzavion Florence and Latty Harrington named SAC Players of the Week

Courtesy of Kyle Taylor, Langston Sports Information The Oklahoma Ford Dealers Sooner Athletic Conference football players of the week sparked their teams to homecoming victories Saturday.  Larry Harrington (SAC offensive player of the week) and Xzavion Florence (defensive player of the week) powering Langston to a come-from-behind win Saturday in the Oklahoma Ford Dealers SAC game of the week, while SAC special teams player of the week Andre Reed fueled Louisiana Christian to victory.  Offensive player of the week: Larry Harrington | QB | Sr. | Raleigh, N.C.  Larry Harrington engineered a 21-point comeback in the…

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