Quantcast

Gorillas Get Big Win Over Truman, 73-56 - KOAM TV 7

Courtesy: PSU Sports Information

Gorillas Get Big Win Over Truman, 73-56

Updated:

PITTSBURG, Kan. — Rico Pierrevilus led the balanced Pitt State scoring attack with a game-high 18 points off the bench as the Gorillas claimed a 73-56 victory over Truman State Wednesday (Jan. 25) at John Lance Arena.

The Gorillas used a 16-2 run to start the second half to expand on their 28-25 halftime advantage. During the run, Pitt State missed just one field goal, hitting eight of nine attempts. This gave PSU a 42-27 lead with 15:06 left in the game.

Truman put together a 14-3 run of their own immediately following Pitt State's. This cut the Gorillas' lead to just seven with 9:54 remaining. However, Pittsburg would pull away down the stretch to claim their second straight MIAA victory.

Pitt State (12-7, 8-4 MIAA) finished the night shooting .464 (25-56) from the field, including .375 (6-16) from behind the arc. They also finished .652 (15-23) from the charity stripe. The Gorillas doubled the Bulldogs in rebounding 46-23, including 20 offensive boards for PSU.

Andra Bailey recorded a team-high 14 rebounds to go along with his eight points. Courtney Ingram (11) and Eric Ray (10) also finished in double digits. Marky Nolen (9), Bailey (8), and Drake Green (7) all turned in solid performances.

The Bulldogs were led by Isaac Gardner, who scored 16 off the bench. Seth Jackson (12) was the only other Truman player to score in double figures.

Pitt State will return to action Saturday (Jan. 28), traveling to Central Missouri for a 3:30 p.m. (CST) contest in Warrensburg, Mo.

  • Top Sports Stories in the 4-StatesTop Sports HeadlinesMore>>

  • High School Football Scores (8-29)

    High School Football Scores (8-29)

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:02:59 GMT
    Missouri High School Football Scores (8-29)More >>
    Missouri High School Football Scores (8-29)More >>
  • SBU, MSSU top MIAA preseason cross country polls

    SBU, MSSU top MIAA preseason cross country polls

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:01:31 GMT
     Missouri Southern was the unanimous pick to win the MIAA Men's Cross Country Championship, while in the women's poll four different teams earned first place votes. Southwest Baptist earned the top nod in the women's poll by four points as they received five of the 11 total first place votes. More >>
     Missouri Southern was the unanimous pick to win the MIAA Men's Cross Country Championship, while in the women's poll four different teams earned first place votes. Southwest Baptist earned the top nod in the women's poll by four points as they received five of the 11 total first place votes. More >>
  • Cowboy Basketball Hosts Alumni Weekend

    Cowboy Basketball Hosts Alumni Weekend

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:58:06 GMT
     Oklahoma State's men's basketball team will host its annual Cowboy Basketball Alumni Weekend, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 5-6, in Stillwater. Last year's event brought back more than three dozen former players spanning seven decades.More >>
     Oklahoma State's men's basketball team will host its annual Cowboy Basketball Alumni Weekend, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 5-6, in Stillwater. Last year's event brought back more than three dozen former players spanning seven decades.More >>
Powered by WorldNow

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.