Mike Larsen scored a season-high 14 points and Elijah Allen tied his season high of 12 to lead Northwest Missouri State to a 64-50 win at Truman. The Bearcats (12-4, 4-3 MIAA) improved to 8-0 in games played away from Maryville this season.
Missouri Western struggled to find any offense in their game against Pittsburg State as they lost 69-55. The Griffons are 8-8 on the season and 2-5 in the MIAA. The Griffons were led by Ray Brown as he had 14 points on 5-of-7 shooting. Lonnel Johnson had 12 points and Reggie Bunch had 10 points and 8 rebounds in the game.
The Emporia State Hornets started the game on a 13-2 run, but the Missouri Southern Lions responded with a 39-18 run to end the first half en route to 85-66 win. The Lions had four players score in double-figures led by Vincent Ateba’s 23 points. He added 11 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the season. T.J. Britton was a perfect 6-6 from the field, 2-2 from the free-throw line and 2-2 from long range for 16 points. Ocatvious Hawkins scored 11 points.