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MSU Men Fall to #13 After First Loss

Midwestern State slipped two spots to No. 13 in the latest National Association of Basketball Coaches' Top 25 released Tuesday afternoon.
 
The Mustangs suffered their first defeat Saturday night at Eastern New Mexico, but are still one of just 10 teams with a single loss at 13-1.
 
Midwestern is one of seven teams from the South Central Region to receive mention in the poll joining No. 5 Tarleton State, No. 16 Missouri Southern and No. 25 Fort Hays State (Kan.) while Arkansas Tech, Arkansas-Monticello and Northwest Missouri State all received votes.
 
Kentucky Wesleyan took over the top spot in the poll, but became the final unbeaten to suffer a loss Monday night at Southern Indiana. The Panthers received six first-place votes.
 
Defending national champion Bellarmine (Ky.) moved up one spot to No. 2 while West Liberty (W. Va.), Metro State (Colo.) and Tarleton State rounded out the top five.
 
Midwestern State kicks off Lone Star Conference Rivalry Week by playing host to Cameron Wednesday night at D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Tipoff is set for 8 p.m.
 
The Mustangs and Aggies meet again Saturday in Lawton at 4 p.m.

Home Game vs Cameron to Air on TWC

Time Warner Sports will air Wednesday's Red River Rivalry doubleheader between Midwestern State and Cameron via a delayed telecast locally on Time Warner Cable Channel 15 and on The Texas Channel.
 
Run times for TWC Channel 15 are set for Thursday, Jan. 19 with the women airing at 6 p.m. followed by the men at 9 p.m. The games will show again on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 1 and 4 p.m.
 
The games air on The Texas Channel (Time Warner Digital Channel 888) on Saturday, Jan. 21 with the women at 5 p.m. followed by the men at 7.
 
Time Warner Cable's exclusive Texas Channel offers a mix of syndicated and original local programming to more than 1 million Texans. Programming highlights include high school and college athletics from Time Warner Cable Sports, the Big 12 Conference, and the Southland Conference, as well as special events and Texas-themed outdoor and lifestyle shows.
 
The Texas Channel is available to digital subscribers in the markets of Austin, Waco/Temple/Killeen, San Antonio, Rio Grande Valley, Laredo, Corpus Christi, Wichita Falls and Dallas.

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