theadanews.com - Ada, Oklahoma

ECU Sports

November 8, 2012

New beginning for ECU men's team

Ada —  

After a 2011-12 season where the East Central University men’s basketball team finished 5-21 overall and 2-14 in Great American Conference play, the 2012-13 season will be a season of new beginnings. 

The head coach will be familiar, but the student-athletes on the court will have a new look, as the Tigers return one player from 2011-12 and will have 15 new players on the court.

Second-year head coach Mac McConnell is looking to turn the program around and get it back to winning. Only this season he had the opportunity to pick his own players and will be able to mold the group into his style of play.

“The keys this year will be to stay healthy, enjoy the game of basketball and to have a positive attitude,” said McConnell. “We have 16 players that all want to play and that will be tough, so they will need to earn their playing time and keep down the negativity.”

McConnell likes to play natural basketball, one that the fans can appreciate, and is looking for a much better season.

Read more in The Ada News. Call 580-332-4433 to subscribe today!

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
ECU Sports
  • ECU men preparing to battle Arkansas team as well

    After two weeks off for the holidays the East Central University men’s basketball team will return to Wayne Cobb Court at the Kerr Activities Center to battle with Arkansas-Monticello, Thursday, Jan. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

    January 2, 2013

  • Lady Tigers ready to take on Arkansas-Monticello

    After two weeks off, the East Central University women’s basketball team will return to Wayne Cobb Court at the Kerr Activities Center, Thursday, Jan. 3 for a 5:30 p.m. tip-off with Arkansas-Monticello.  The game is the first of 2013 and two-straight in Ada.

    January 2, 2013

  • Free admission today ECU teams grab Monday wins

     

    After leading by 23 in the second half, the East Central University women’s basketball team battled through for a 70-65 win over Mid-America Christian Monday at the Gaulke Activity Center in non-conference action.

     

    December 19, 2012 1 Photo

  • ECU inks star

     

    East Central University Head Volleyball Coach Dave Thorn has announced the signing of Bria Gambrell to the 2013 edition of the Lady Tigers.

     

    December 12, 2012

  • ECU's Bryant cited

    East Central University football defensive end Armonty Bryant has picked up two post season honors after a standout senior season.  Bryant was named to the 2012 AFCA Division II Coaches’ All-America Team and The Oklahoman State College All-Star Football Team Defensive Player of the Year.

    December 11, 2012

  • Dr. Jeff S. Williams ECU names new director of athletics

     

    East Central University is going within the family to hire its new director of athletics.

     

    November 30, 2012 1 Photo

  • ECU men can't overcome 17th-ranked Tarleton State

    November 19, 2012

  • Video Highlights: ECU Football Saturday

    ECU vs Southeastern at Norris Field Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012

    November 10, 2012

  • Tiger Triple Play Lady Tigers fall at TCU

     

    The East Central University women’s basketball team got its first taste of action for the 2012-13 season, in the form of a 91-59 loss to Texas Christian University in an exhibition game Wednesday night at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.

     

    November 9, 2012 1 Photo

  • WOW U.S. flag comes to Ada

     

    Woodmen of the World’s 1,800 square foot United States flag will be in Ada at 2 p.m.  Saturday for East Central University’s Senior Day match with arch-rival Southeastern Oklahoma State.

     

    November 9, 2012

AP Video
The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe
Stocks
Poll

Are you pleased that Oklahoma has repealed Common Core standards for public school students?

Yes
No
     View Results