Angelo State Update: Rambelles fall to West Texas A&M on the road

Angelo State's Tayjanna McGhee-Pleasant shoots against Lubbock Christian.
Angelo State's Tayjanna McGhee-Pleasant shoots against Lubbock Christian.



CANYON, Texas — After scoring 19 points in the first half, the Angelo State women's basketball team was unable to overcome an early deficit, falling 80-64 to the West Texas A&M in Canyon.

The Rambelles fall to 19-4 on the year and are now 14-3 in LSC action. The Lady Buffs improve to 18-6 and 11-5 in conference play.

Madeline Stephens led the way for the Rambelles earning her sixth double-double of the year with 20 points, 10 rebounds, and three steals. Tayjanna McGhee-Pleasant earned double-double number seven on the year with a big day as well, finishing with 19 points and 14 rebounds.

Sawyer Lloyd had 12 points, six rebounds, four assists, two blocks, and two steals in the contest.


LUBBOCK, Texas —At the conclusion of a tightly contested battle between two top Lone Star Conference squads, the Angelo State women's basketball team ended Lubbock Christian's historic home-winning streak at 113 games with a 60-57 victory at the Rip Griffin Center on Thursday.The Rambelles improve to 19-3 on the season and are now 14-2 in Lone Star Conference play. LCU falls to 15-8 with the loss and sit 10-5 in conference play.

Tayjanna McGhee-Pleasant led the way for the Rambelles with 18 points and nine rebounds in 26 minutes, and Sawyer Loyd played all 40 minutes, scoring nine points, pulling in 11 rebounds, dishing two assists, adding two steals and a block as well.

The Rambelles again shot well from the field, going 22-57, 38.6% to include 4-11 from three point range.

The win marks the Rambelles second consecutive win over the Lady Chaps and their first win in Lubbock since the 2000-01 season. LCU's impressive 113-game home winning streak will be cemented as the third longest in NCAA basketball history.

The Rambelles head to Canyon looking to improve their winning streak to six on Saturday, Feb. 4th at 1 p.m. at First United Bank Center.



LUBBOCK, Texas —The Angelo State men's basketball team's winning streak was snapped at nine games Thursday at the hands of Lubbock Christian, with the Chaps pulling out a 67-66 win over the Rams.

The game saw the lead change hands 14 times as the final 77 seconds saw the Chaps take the lead on a layup before the Rams responded with a Kevon Godwin jumper to retake the lead. The Chaps' Najeeb Muhammad made a layup with 54 seconds left to give the Chaps the lead and, ultimately, the victory.

Godwin led the Rams with 20 points on 9-of-15 shooting. The guard also recorded six assists, a career-high, and accounted for half of the Rams' 12 assists in the game.

Fredelin De La Cruz banked his fourth double-double this season, scoring 15 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. The senior forward also grabbed three steals.

Willie Guy scored 14 points, making four three-pointers, and Reggie Quezada added 10 points.

The Rams are 18-4 on the season and 14-2 in conference play; they close their weekend on Saturday against West Texas A&M in Canyon.


Canyon, Texas — The Angelo State men's basketball team fell in their second-straight road contest, losing to West Texas A&M on Saturday, 84-67.

The Rams are 18-5 on the season and 14-3 in conference play.

Angelo State struggled shooting from 3-point range in the first half, missing all four of their attempts; conversely, the Buffs shot 54.5% from 3-point range as they made 12 threes.

Kevon Godwin led all players with 22 points on 7-of-10 shooting. The junior guard also made all eight of his free throw attempts.

Godwin receives LSC honor

RICHARDSON, Texas — Following a three-game stretch where the Angelo State men's basketball team claimed three wins, all by one possession, the Rams' Kevon Godwin was named the Lone Star Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.

Godwin is the first Angelo State men's basketball player named LSC Player of the Week four times in one season.

Godwin was the focal point of a Rams offense that went 3-0 this past week, with all three games being decided by one possession or less.

On the road against UT Permian Basin, Godwin scored 30 points on 10-of-19 shooting, his second 30-point game in LSC play this season. Godwin had 14 points against Eastern New Mexico. Then versus Western New Mexico, the Interdisciplinary Studies major scored 21 points on 8-of-10 shooting from the field, including the game-winner with 4.1 seconds reamaining.

The junior guard is third in the LSC with 17.6 points a game.


Angelo State loses 2 to start tourney

Conroe, Texas – The Angelo State softball team scored 12 runs in two games but ultimately dropped their first two games of the 2023 season, losing to No. 8 Central Oklahoma 13-9 before turning around and dropping their game to Arkansas Tech 7-3.


Rams open season with win

The fifth-ranked Angelo State baseball team opened the 2023 baseball season with a victory, defeating Eastern New Mexico 11-1 in seven innings at Foster Field at 1st Community Credit Union Stadium on Friday.

Aaron Munson finished the day tossing six innings with only four hits and one run while striking out seven batters to pick up the first victory of the season.

Jackson Hardy was perfect on the day, going 4-for-4 at the plate with two RBIs and three runs scored while Williams and Clark each finished with three RBIs.

ASU sweeps Saturday doubleheader

The fifth-ranked Angelo State baseball team picked up a doubleheader sweep of Eastern New Mexico on Saturday, winning 5-1 and 17-1 at Foster Field at 1st Community Credit Union Stadium. The Rams start the season 3-0.

This article originally appeared on San Angelo Standard-Times: Angelo State Update: Rambelles falls to West Texas A&M on the road