Denzel Livingston 3 -Basketball Sidebar

  • 21-6 record in first year of NCAA Division I
  • 14-1 home record with only loss coming on a last second shot
  • 9-5 in Southland Conference action with three losses by four points or less
  • Team finished eighth in the nation in scoring (82.1 ppg), 14th in field goal percentage (48.8%), 28th in three-point percentage (38.9%), 11th in rebounds per game (39.5), and third in defensive rebounds per game (28.5).
  •  The team played twice on television at the McDermott Center and defeated Sam Houston State, 85-74 and Abilene Christian, 80-68.
  • Junior guard Denzel Livingston had a fantastic season earning Southland Conference Second Team and All-Defensive Team honors. He was the conference player of the week on Jan. 27 and Feb. 10 and was also recognized as the College Sports Madness Mid-Major Player of the Week on Jan. 27. He finished the season ranked 20th in the nation in scoring (20.3 ppg) and seventh in steals per game (2.52). He became the 14th player in school history to score 1,000 points in a career when he scored 36 in a win over Houston Baptist on Feb. 8.
  •  Ian Markolf and Kyle Hittle were each named Southland Conference All-Academic Second Team.