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Brette Tanner named 17th head coach of ACU men’s basketball

Abilene Christian University athletics director Allen Ward announced Wednesday that longtime Wildcat associate men’s basketball head coach Brette Tanner has accepted an offer to be the 17th head coach in program history. “I’m humbled and honored to be the next head coach of Abilene Christian basketball, and to continue leading this program,” said Tanner, who … Continued

Big Dance during pandemic requires extra choreography

In a year dominated by the pandemic, March Madness doesn’t only refer to the exciting on-court action of the NCAA Tournament. It also represents the immense coordination and safety considerations in place to make this year’s Big Dance a reality. Everything is done with health protocols in mind. That starts with hosting the entire men’s … Continued

Wildcat men making second straight trip to March Madness

On Saturday night, Abilene Christian University will become the first Southland Conference men’s basketball team to play in consecutive NCAA Tournaments since Stephen F. Austin won the league postseason title and advanced in 2014, 2015 and 2016. The Lumberjacks also went in 2018. But 2021 is by no means a postseason anomaly in Wildcat hoops … Continued