NO. 8 MARYVILLE 56, NO. 1 DRURY 55
Maryville University has advanced to Saturday’s semifinals of the GLVC Championship Tournament following a late bucket by senior Samantha Robinson to get the victory over top-seeded Drury University on Thursday at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind. No. 8 seed Maryville succeeded in the biggest upset in GLVC Tournament history as the Saints were led by Shelby Miller and Robinson with 11 points each and Alex Hillyer adding 10. Sanayika Shields led all scorers with 17 points for the Panthers who came into the game ranked No. 6 in the USA Today/WBCATop 25 poll.
NO. 7 TRUMAN STATE 84, NO. 2 LEWIS 70
Another upset as newcomers Truman State took down reigning GLVC Champion Lewis by a score of 84-70 on Thursday at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind. The No. 7 seed Bulldogs were led by Bianca Szafarowicz with 22 points and 8 rebounds, while three other players scored in double digits. For the Flyers, Mariyah Henley and Jamie Johnson scored 23 and 22 points, respectively; Henley also contributed 16 boards for Lewis.
NO. 4 INDIANAPOLIS 78, NO. 5 MISSOURI-ST. LOUIS 74
The University of Indianapolis has advanced to Saturday’s semifinals following a 78-74 victory over fifth-seeded University of Missouri-St. Louis on Thursday at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind. No. 4 seed UIndy was led by Eliza Wortman, who came off the bench to score 21 points on 10-of-13 shooting. Alexis Lawrence and Alyssa Like scored 22 and 21 points, respectively, while Hazaria Washington notched 18 points and 14 boards in the loss.