It was a chilly nightaround the league, but it was warm inside the gyms as week eight of MIAAbasketball came to a close.
Washburn at Central Missouri WBB – #8 UCM 68, WU 57 #8 Central Missouri held Washburn to just .377 shooting from the field as theypicked up a win at home. UCM shot .400 on their own as they stayed perfect inleague play at 5-0 on the year.
For the Jennies Keuna Flax had a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds.Shelby Winkelmann had 18 points and Revonnia Howard added 10 rebounds. For theIchabods Taylor Ignoto led the way with 18 points and Kara Lee had 15 pointsand seven rebounds. Brittney Lynch added 10 points and pulled down sevenboards.
MBB – UCM 77, WU 63 Central Missouri scored 19 points off turnover adding eight fast break pointsas they defeated Washburn at home. UCM shot .492 from the field and hit seventhree pointers as they moved to 4-1 in the league.
For the Mules TJ White led the way with 12 points while pulling down sixrebounds. Charles Hammork had 11 points while Daylen Robinson and Jon Gilliamadded 10 points each and Ryan Donald had nine boards. For the Ichabods AlexNorth finished with 16 points and had seven rebounds. Kyle Wiggins had 10points and Leon Flowers added six boards to the effort.
Emporia State at Lindenwood WBB – #3 ESU 81, LWU 66 #3 Emporia State shot .462 from the field as the picked up a in on the road atLindenwood. ESU shot .500 from the three-point line while not allowing LWU amake from beyond the arc as they moved to 5-0 in the league.
For the Lady Hornets Kionna Kellog had a double-double with 15 points and 10rebounds and Merissa Quick added a double-double with 12 points and 11 boards.Laura Patrick led all scorers with 22 points while Rheanna Egli had 17 pointson the night. For the Lions Caroline Bourlioux led the way with 17 points whileJenny Rocha added 14 points and four rebounds. Kassidy Gengenbacher and MarissaLehnig each added 11 points in the game.
MBB – LWU 76, ESU 63 Lindenwood shot .479 from the field as they picked up a victory at home overEmporia State. LWU hit 26 free throws as they moved to 3-3 in the MIAA thisseason.
For the Lions Tyler Ressel had 16 points and pulled down six rebounds andGarrett Reeg had 14 points and pulled down seven boards. Darris Smith had 11points and Logan Jaehnen had 10 points and seven rebounds. For the HornetsTerrence Moore led the way with 16 points and six rebounds. Kaleb Wright had 15points and Gavin Brown added 12 points for the game.
Nebraska-Kearney at Missouri Western WBB – MWSU 55, UNK 46 Missouri Western scored 19 points off of turnovers as they picked up a win athome over Nebraska-Kearney. MWSU Held UNK to just .209 shooting as they movedto 1-4 in the MIAA.
For the Griffons it was a team effort as Lanicia Lawrence and Sharniece Lewisled the team with eight points each. Tiara Hall led the team on the glass with13 rebounds on the evening. For the Lopers Nicole Arp led the way with eightpoints while Alexa Hogberg and Sydney Seberger each had seven points. ShelbyZimmerman had double digits on the glass with 10 rebounds.
MBB – MWSU 89, UNK 82 Both teams shot over .500 percent but Missouri Western knocked down 26 freethrows to win at home over Nebraska-Kearney. MWSU shot .538 from the field asthey moved to 2-3 in the MIAA this season.
For the Griffons Ryan Devers had 35 points and pulled down six rebounds.Cortrez Colbert added 15 points and Dareon Jones had 11 points and six boards.For the Lopers Mike Dentlinger had 25 points and pulled down nine rebounds.Davion Pearson had 13 points and Tyler Shields added 11 points on the night.
Fort Hays State at Southwest Baptist WBB – FHSU 93, SBU 66 Fort Hays State scored 53 second half points as they picked up a win on theroad at Southwest Baptist. FHSU scored 27 points off of turnover as they movedto 2-2 in league play.
For the Tigers Kate Lehman had a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds.Chelsea Mason led all scorers with 20 points while Nikola Kacperska had 13poitns and Taylor Chandler added 11 points. For the Bearcats Jacqui Zelenkafinished with 18 points and nine rebounds. Mackenzie Skupa had 12 points andMorgan Lucy added 10 points in the ballgame.
MBB – FHSU 91, SBU 72 Fort Hays State scored 30 points off of turnover as they picked up a win on theroad at Southwest Baptist. FHSU shot .493 from the field as they moved to 2-3in league play.
For the Tigers Andrew Victoria had a double-double with 18 points and 11rebounds and Carson Konrade finished with 17 points. Craig Nicholson had 13points and Dwayne Brunson added 12 points on the night. For the BearcatsRashaad Brown-Peterson had 13 points and pulled down seven rebounds. PrestonGuiot and Desi Barmore each finished with 11 points in the game.
Pittsburg State at Lincoln WBB – PSU 76, LU 64 Pittsburg State shot .466 for the game as they picked up a win on the road atLincoln. PSU forced 19 LU turnovers as they moved to 3-0 in the league thisseason.
For the Gorillas Lizzy Jeronimus led the way with 16 points and eight rebounds.Cathy Brugman added 12 points and Alex Muff finished with 10 points on thenight. For the Blue Tigers Jennifer Rosado had 19 points and four rebounds.Quiessence Price had 15 points and six rebounds and Hunter Yoakum added 10points.
MBB – PSU 87, LU 72 Pittsburg State shot .578 from the field as they picked up a victory on theroad at Lincoln. PSU also shot .545 from the three-point line as they moved to1-2 in league play.
For the Gorillas Devon Branch and Jake Bullard each finished with 16 points onthe evening. Josiah Gustafson, Sam Pugh and Denton Hays added 10 points each.For the Blue Tigers Mike Smith had 18 points and Aaron Spudich had 10 rebounds.Mario Bass and Robert Hopkins each had 10 points in the game.
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