Southwest Baptist at Northwest Missouri
WBB: NWMSU 66, SBU 64
Northwest Missouri got a lay-up with just one second remaining to earn a victory over Southwest Baptist at home. NWMSU shot .517 from the field as they moved to 1-7 in the MIAA this season.
The NWMSU Bearcats were led by Ariel Easton who scored 20 points, pulled down seven rebounds and dished out three assists. Tember Schechinger had 13 points and nine boards and Tanya Meyer added 10 points. For the SBU Bearcats Dilonna Johnson scored 15 points and dished out a game high five assists. Megan Rosenbohm added 14 points and on the glass Sarah Magana pulled down seven boards.
MBB: NWMSU 77, SBU 73 OT
Northwest Missouri outscored Southwest Baptist 8-3 in the final minute of overtime as they earned a victory at home. NWMSU got 17 points off of turnover as they moved to 6-2 in the MIAA this season.
For the NWMSU Bearcats Conner Crooker led the way scoring a game high 27 points and pulling down nine rebounds. Matt Wallace added 19 points and added a game best five steals. For the SBU Bearcats Menas Stephens had a double-double scoring 25 points and pulling down 15 rebounds. Robert Shaw was also in double figures as he finished with 10 points on the night.
Central Missouri at Missouri Western
WBB: MWSU 77, UCM 69
Missouri Western trailed by two at the half, but held Central Missouri to just 25 second half point to win at home. MWSU shot .500 from the field as they moved to 2-6 in the league this season.
For the Griffons Sarafina Handy had 20 points and LaQuinta Jefferson finished with 20 points and dished out five assists. Chelsea Dwewy was also in double figures with 14 points and Friday Chuol pulled down nine rebounds. For the Jennies Shelby Winkelmann had 16 points and Jasmine Thompson had 13 points while pulling down seven rebounds. Danielle Barry and Justina Prairie Chief each finished the game with 10 points.
MBB: #25 UCM 64, MWSU 58
#25 Central Missouri used a 9-0 run in the second half to put the game away for good and defeat Missouri Western on the road. UCM had 13 points off of turnover and 12 second chance points as they moved to 5-3 in league play.
For the Mules TJ White led the way with 14 points and Kyle Wolf pulled down a team best nine rebounds. Preston Brunz added 13 points and Brennen Hughes finished with 12 points. For the Griffons Cortrez Colbert led the way with 20 points and Kevin Thomas pulled down six rebounds. Aaron Emmanuel had 15 points and led they way by dishing out five assists.