2022-2023 Men's Basketball

  • Cowboys Get Back to Winning Ways against Western OK State
    January 19, 2023
    The No. 15-ranked Connors State Cowboys got off to a slow start while the Western State Pioneers rode the hot 3-point shooting of freshman guard Jack Hoth to own the first half of play Thursday night at Melvin Self Fieldhouse.
  • Region 2 Tournament to be Played at Rougher Village
    January 19, 2023
    The NJCAA Region II men’s and women’s basketball tournament will be moved from a planned venue of the Muskogee Civic Center to the new Rougher Village Arena, March 8-11.
  • Cowboys Fall at the Buzzer in Final Seconds
    January 16, 2023
    Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa handed Connors State its first men's basketball loss of the season, as a corner 3-pointer with two seconds to play gave the Cowboys an 83-80 loss in Tonkawa on Monday night.
  • Cowboys Roll Past Murray State in OCAC Play
    January 12, 2023
    Things started off a little slowly but eventually the 17th-ranked Connors State Cowboys got the wheels rolling and stormed past the Aggies of Murray State 85-44 in Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference play Thursday night at Melvin Self Fieldhouse. 
  • Cowboys Drop 5 Spots in National Poll
    January 09, 2023
    Connors State Cowboys fell five spots in the National Junior College Athletic Association national rankings this week without playing a game.
  • Cowboys Go On The Road and Win at Redlands CC
    January 09, 2023
    It took 20 minutes for the Connors State Cowboys to knock the rust off
  • NJCAA Region 2 Tournament to be Played in the Muskogee Civic Center
    January 06, 2023
    The NJCAA Region II men’s and women’s basketball tournament is on the move. After calling Shawnee home the past 26 years, Muskogee will play host to the tournament scheduled March 8-11, to be held at the Civic Center.
  • Cowboys Move up to #12 in NJCAA National Poll
    January 02, 2023
    Connors State Cowboys continue their steady climb up the National Junior College Athletic Association national rankings.
  • Cowboys Move up to #13 in NJCAA National Poll
    December 12, 2022
    Connors State Cowboys continue their steady climb up the National Junior College Athletic Association national rankings.
  • Cowboys Remain at #15 in the NJCAA National Poll
    December 05, 2022
    Connors State Cowboys held steady in the National Junior College Athletic Association national rankings this week.
  • Connors' Glenn scores 37 as Cowboys stay perfect
    December 05, 2022
    Bixby sophomore Xavier Glenn poured in a career-high 37 points Monday night to lead the 15th-ranked Connors State Cowboys past South Arkansas Community College 97-72 to remain unbeaten at 14-0 on the year.
  • Cowboys Dominate Oklahoma Wesleyan on the Road
    December 02, 2022
    Connors State jumped out to a 14 point lead at the half, and never looked back in beating Oklahoma Wesleyan 78-66 in a Friday afternoon affair in Bartlesville inside the Mueller Sports Complex. 
  • Cowboys Sweep National Park College
    December 01, 2022
    In a physical and foul-plagued contest, the 15th ranked Connors State Cowboys had too many weapons and ran past the Nighthawks from National Park (Ark.) College 95-86 Thursday night at Melvin Self Fieldhouse to remain unbeaten on the season.
  • Cowboys Win on the Road at Arkansas Tech
    November 29, 2022
    Connors State got a road win Tuesday coming off a home victory Monday as they traveled to Arkansas Tech and came away with a 93-66 win.
  • Cowboys Move up to #15 in NJCAA National Poll
    November 28, 2022
    Connors State Cowboys continue their steady climb up the National Junior College Athletic Association national rankings.
  • Cowboys Dominate Central Baptist at Home
    November 28, 2022
    Moving up four spots to the number 15 spot in the NJCAA Division I rankings this week, the Connors State Cowboys had little trouble in notching win number 11 against no losses as they beat Central Baptist (Ark) College 120-74 Monday night at the Melvin Self Fieldhouse. 
  • #19 Cowboys Roll Past Neosho County in Non-Conference Action
    November 26, 2022
    After a somewhat sluggish start, the 19th Ranked Connors State Cowboys got things halfway through the first half and went on to a business-like 89-65 win over Neosho County Community College Saturday at Melvin Self Fieldhouse.
  • Cowboys Move up to #19 in NJCAA National Rankings
    November 21, 2022
    Connors State Cowboys continue their steady climb up the National Junior College Athletic Association national rankings.
  • Cowboys Stay Perfect in OCAC
    November 21, 2022
    The No.19-ranked Connors State Cowboys stayed perfect on the season, going 8-0, with a 93-78 over Eastern State Monday night in a Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference game at Melvin Self Fieldhouse.
  • 2022 Winter Camp Annouced
    November 21, 2022
    The Shooting and Offensive Skills Camp is designed to teach and enhance basketball fundamentals. Emphasis will be on Shooting, Ball Handling, Basketball Fundamentals, Free Throw Shooting, Lay-up, and Jump Shot
  • Cowboys Open OCAC with Road Win at Seminole State
    November 17, 2022
    Down 37-36 at the half, Connors battled back and forth until late in the second half then pulled away for a 73-66 win over Seminole State in its OCAC opener at Seminole on Thursday night.
  • Cowboys Win Shortened Game
    November 14, 2022
    Cowboys Game Halted with seconds to go due to community wide power outage.
  • Cowboys Ranked #24 Nationally
    November 14, 2022
    The Connors State College Cowboys enterened the National Junior College Athletic Association National Rankings.
  • Cowboys Move to 5-0 with Tough Road Win in Hot Springs, Arkansas
    November 12, 2022
    The Connors State College Cowboys went on the road to National Park College and came away with a 89-76 Road Victory inside The Kettle.
  • Cowboys Escape Last Second Buzzer Beater at Home
    November 08, 2022
    In an ebb-and flow contest Tuesday Night, the Connors State Cowboys held off a furious rally by Independence (Kan) Community College Pirates to remain undefeated on the year with a hard-fought 75-72 victory at Melvin Self Fieldhouse.
  • Cowboys Spoil Paris JC Homecoming for Second Straight Year
    November 05, 2022
    The Connors State College Cowboys went on the road to Paris Junior College on Saturday evening for Paris Junior College's Homecoming and came away with a 71-66 Road Victory inside the Hunt Center.
  • Cowboys Move to 2-0
    November 02, 2022
    The offense ruled again for the Connors State Cowboys as they decisioned Southwestern Christian College 115-72 at Melvin Self Fieldhouse Wednesday night.
  • Cowboys Open 2022-2023 Season with Impressive Home Victory
    November 01, 2022
    Connors State basketball coach Bill Muse began his 31st year at the helm for the Cowboys as he has started so many-with a win-as Connors ran away in the second half on the way to 115-83 win over the Arkansas Tech University Tuesday night at Melvin Self Fieldhouse.
  • Cowboys Prepare for Title Run
    October 29, 2022
    With a big boost from third-year players Jahcoree Ealy and Jordan Tillmon, the Connors State Cowboys returned to the NJCAA National Championships for the time since 2018 last year. It marked the 15th trip to the Nationals in school history and the 11th for head coach Bill Muse who enters his 31st year at the helm for Connors with a record of 713-252 and is the fifth winningest among active NJCAA coaches.
  • Cowboys Preseason Favorites to Win OCAC
    October 21, 2022
    The Connors State College Cowboys men's basketball team has been picked to win the Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference in the 2022-23 OCAC Men's Basketball Coaches Preseason Poll, announced by the league on Friday. 
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