The Central Missouri Mules, one of the nation’s top ranked basketball squads cruised past Livin’ the Dream in its final exhibition game, 101-72 on Wednesday night at the Multipurpose Building. The Mules (2-0 exhibition) faced two former players as Theo Jones (2004-07) and Josiah Miller (2007-09) played for LTD.
With the Mules up by two with 10:49 to go in the first half, senior guard Alex Moosman finished an 8-0 run with a three pointer, and the Mules never looked back. The Mules was as many as 18 before going into halftime with a 57-42 lead and never looked back.
The Mules got all its players in the game, and each of them scored. The Mules finished shooting 62.3% and had 30 assists, and a +20 rebound advantage. Sanijay Watts had a team high 22 points and eight rebounds, while Tremaine Luellen put up 12. Richardson finished with 11, while juniors Rico Combs and Ryan Harris each had 10.
The Mules will start the regular season next Tuesday when they host Westminster at 7:00 p.m. at home.