TMU Insider: Star point guard goes pro
Master’s grad Hansel Atencia has signed a professional basketball contract with a team in Iceland’s top men’s league. Photo courtesy of TMU Athletics

TMU Insider: Star point guard goes pro

By Mason Nesbitt For The Signal Hansel Atencia, a two-time NAIA All-American at The Master’s University, has spent the last month since graduation at home in Colombia visiting family and…

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2018-19 The Master’s University Year in Review
The Master's University student section reacts to a play during a recent game at TMU. The Mustangs have won 20 straight games. Photo courtesy Darcy Brown

2018-19 The Master’s University Year in Review

By Dan Lovi and Diego Marquez Signal Staff Writers The past year for The Master’s University athletics program was filled with countless highlights, program firsts and remarkable individual as well…

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TMU men’s basketball headed to third straight GSAC championship game after defeating Westmont College in semis

The Master’s University men’s basketball team shrugged off a slow start against Westmont College in the semifinals of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday at William Jessup University…

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TMU Insider: Men’s basketball prepares for matchup against Vanguard with first place up for grabs
Delewis Johnson (5), Jordan Starr (3) and the rest of TMU men's basketball will host Vanguard on Saturday night with first place in the Golden State Athletic Conference on the line. Photo by Darcy Brown

TMU Insider: Men’s basketball prepares for matchup against Vanguard with first place up for grabs

By Mason Nesbitt For The Signal The stage is set for a first-place showdown at The Master’s University on Saturday. TMU men’s basketball beat Westmont College, 97-81, on Saturday in…

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TMU Insider: Mustang trio turns in stellar performance
TMU’s Hansel Atencia (4) matched a career-high 11 assists in a win over Westmont College last week. Photo by Darcy Brown

TMU Insider: Mustang trio turns in stellar performance

By Mason Nesbitt For The Signal Coach Kelvin Starr said TMU men’s basketball would need a strong effort from a particular trio if they were to beat rival Westmont College…

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Trust, confidence key to Colombia native Hansel Atencia’s success with TMU basketball
TMU's Hansel Atencia recently surpassed the 1,000-point mark. He has helped lead TMU to an 8-2 record so far this season. Photo courtesy of Darcy Brown

Trust, confidence key to Colombia native Hansel Atencia’s success with TMU basketball

In Barrancabermeja, Colombia, most kids grow up playing soccer. That’s not the case for The Master’s University men’s basketball starting point guard Hansel Atencia. “Everyone asks me that all the…

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TMU Insider: Mustangs women’s basketball ramps up defense, Atencia surpasses 1,000 points

There’s no easy way to say this: The Master’s University women’s basketball team has become a nuisance. The key to the Mustangs’ recent string of stingy defensive efforts? “We were…

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2018-19 TMU men’s basketball preview
The Master's University guard, Delewis Johnson (5) drives to the basket against Azuza Pacific defender Noah Bundrant (20) at TMU on Thursday, October 25, 2018. Dan Watson/The Signal

2018-19 TMU men’s basketball preview

There’s hardly a day that goes by that The Master’s University men’s basketball team doesn’t think about last season’s national tournament. The Mustangs entered the NAIA National Tournament as the…

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2017-2018 TMU Year in Review
The Master's University recently rebranded its gym floor with new graphics, logos and game lines.

2017-2018 TMU Year in Review

If you were to walk into The Master’s University gymnasium, you would see a re-finished and smoothly polished playing surface with new logos and graphics only a couple months after…

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TMU Insider: Mustang guard stars with Colombian national team
TMU’s Hansel Atencia (4) starred on Colombia’s national team this summer in a FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifier. Atencia, a rising senior, is expected to be a centerpiece of the Mustangs’ 2018-19 team. Courtesy TMU Athletics/Darcy Brown

TMU Insider: Mustang guard stars with Colombian national team

Any number of fun facts could illustrate the talent possessed by The Master’s University men’s basketball team last season. The NAIA No. 1 ranking. The 29-3 record. The conference title.…

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