Dec 08, 2019 3:53 AM

Missouri Western women win at Lincoln Saturday 66-47

Posted Dec 08, 2019 3:53 AM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Western bounced back in Jefferson City, Saturday, as Griffon Women's Basketball (6-2, 1-1 MIAA) got a 66-47 win over Lincoln (1-8, 0-2 MIAA). Saturday's victory gave head coach Candi Whitaker her first MIAA victory at the helm as well as the first conference victory for the season.

 

The Griffons shot 50% from the field and 33% from three-point range in the fourth quarter to seal it against the Blue Tigers. Missouri Western also contained Lincoln offensively as they only shot 31% from the field.

 

NOTABLES:

  •  The Griffons began the game with a great start offensively, outscoring the Blue Tigers 19-9.
  • Corbyn Cunningham and Chris Wilson led the way in scoring for the Griffons, as Cunningham had 17 and Wilson added 16.
  • Wilson also led the team with 12 rebounds for her fourth double-double of the season. 
  • Katrina Roenfeldt turned in her first double-double of the year with 12 points and 10 rebounds. 
  • The Blue Tigers turned the ball over 18 times and the Griffons took advantage of those mistakes, tallying 11 points off the turnovers
  • The Griffons tallied 20 of their 66 points in the fourth quarter alone.
  • Lincoln went 0 for 14 from behind the arc.  

UP NEXT:

 

  • The Griffons will take a week and a half off before they host Peru State on Monday, Dec. 16 at 11:30 a.m. in the MWSU Fieldhouse.
  • The Bobcats are coming off a 77-55 home loss to Clarke on Saturday.


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Northwest Missouri State women let halftime lead slip away, lose at UCM

WARRENSBURG, Mo. - The Northwest Missouri Bearcats fall to 5-4 (1-1 MIAA) after losing to the Central Missouri Jennies 70-50. After getting off to a fast start which gave them a 37-36 lead at the half, the Bearcats struggled to find the basket in the second half, shooting only 3-28 in the second half. 


Kendey Eaton scored 16 points and was the only Bearcat to score in double figures. Jayna Green led the team with 6 rebounds. Paityn Rau had two blocks in the game, which led all players. 


Morgan Fleming led the Jennies with 26 points. Nija Collier had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Morgan VanHyfte also had double digit rebounds with 11. 


Northwest will be back in action next at the Malika Sports Christmas Classic, in Honolulu, Hawaii on December 19 against Alaska Anchorage. 


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