Dec 08, 2019 3:59 AM

Shorthanded Missouri Western men come up short at Lincoln

Posted Dec 08, 2019 3:59 AM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Western Men's Basketball fell to 4-6 on the season in Jefferson City on Saturday, as the Griffons (4-6, 1-1 MIAA) lost to Lincoln (3-5, 1-1 MIAA) 89-66.

 

The Griffons shot 54% from the field in the first half and kept it close through one period, but the Blue Tigers roared back in the second as they shot 62% from the field and 50% from three.

 

NOTABLES:

  • Tyus Millhollin led the way offensively scoring 19 points for the Griffons.
  • Beau Baker also chimed in for the Griffons scoring 11 points and added 9 rebounds.
  • The Griffons outscored the Blue Tigers 40-28 in the paint throughout the contest.
  • Missouri Western also out-rebounded Lincoln 34-33, including 10 from the offensive glass.
  • MWSU played without Tyrell Carroll and Reese Glover due to illness and injury, Will Eames left the game after 28 minutes with eight points, eight rebounds and a team-high five assists. 

 

UP NEXT:

  • The Griffons will take a week and a half off before they travel to Springfield, Illinois to take on University of Illinois-Springfield.
  • The Prairie Stars are coming off a win over Oakland City University on Saturday, in which UIS topped OCU 108-71.


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Dec 08, 2019 3:59 AM
No. 1 Northwest gets upset at Central Missouri 72-60

WARRENSBURG, Mo. - The No.1 ranked Northwest Missouri State Bearcat men's basketball team lost its first game of the season as they fell at Central Missouri 72-60 in their second MIAA game. The loss drops the team to 8-1 on the year (1-1 MIAA) and ends a 46-game winning streak for Northwest.  


Poor shooting plagued the Bearcats in this game, going only 19-of-52 from the field, and 7-for-29 from behind the three-point line. Trevor Hudgins scored 24 points to lead all scorers. The only other Bearcat in double figures was Diego Bernard with 14. Ryan Hawkins pulled down 11 boards in the game to lead all players. 


Central Missouri was led in scoring by Kendale Hampton with 20. He was followed by Gaven Pinkley with 16, and Matt Wilkinson and Garret Luinstra with 11 each.  


The Bearcats will be back in action December 16, in Bearcat Arena, against Central Methodist. 


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