MIAA play continues as weeknine is on tap for MIAA men's basketball.
Upcoming MIAA Previews: #24 Central Missouri heads for Kansas Last Week: 1/4 d. UNK 85-65 1/6 d. WU 77-63 Upcoming: 1/9 at PSU 7:30 p.m. 1/11 at ESU 7:30 p.m. #24 Central Missouri will hit the road for two in Kansas during week nine. TheMules are led by Dillon Deck who is averaging 12.7 points and 5.3 rebounds pergame. Daylen Robinson is averaging 11.9 points and Charles Hammork 11.0 pointsper contest this season.
Central Oklahoma comes home for four straight Last Week: 1/4 d. NWMSU 81-77 Upcoming: 1/8 vs. MSSU 7:30 p.m. 11/11 vs. SBU 3:30 p.m. Central Oklahoma opens a four game homestand looking to build on two straightwins. MIAA Athlete of the Week Josh Gibbs is averaging a double-double with22.1 points and 13.5 rebounds per game. Aaron Anderson is averaging 11.9points, Seth Heckert is averaging 11.5 points and Cal Andrews is averaging 11.0points per contest.
Emporia State opens homestand Last Week: 1/4 d. LU 104-97 2OT 1/6 l. to LWU 76-63 Upcoming: 1/8 vs. MWSU 7:30 p.m. 1/11 vs. #24 UCM 7:30 p.m. Emporia State opens a three-game homestnad during week nine. The Hornets areled by Kaleb Wright who is averaging 16.3 points per game. Terrence Moore isaveraging 14.2 points and Gavin Brown is leading the way on the glass averaging5.7 rebounds per contest.
Fort Hays State returns home Last Week: 1/4 d. MSSU 76-67 1/6 d. SBU 91-72 Upcoming: 1/9 vs. LWU 7:30 p.m. 1/11 vs. LU 4 p.m. Fort Hays State returns home after winning two straight on the road. The Tigersare led by Dwayne Brunson who is averaging 16.8 points and 8.1 rebounds pergame. Craig Nicholson is averaging 15.9 points and 8.2 assists per contest thisseason.
Lincoln hits the road for FHSU Last Week: 1/4 l. to ESU 104-97 2OT 1/6 l. to PSU 87-72 Upcoming: 1/11 at FHSU 3:30 p.m. Lincoln will hit the road for Fort Hays State during week nine. The Blue Tigersare led by Mike Smith who is averaging 16.1 points per game. Clay Crouch isaveraging 13.1 points and Joshua Buie 12.9 points per contest this season.
Lindenwood off to Western Kansas Last Week: 1/4 d. PSU 90-82 1/6 d. ESU 76-63 Upcoming: 1/9 at FHSU 7:30 p.m. Lindenwood will travel to FHSU in their only action of week nine. The Lions areled by Darris Smith who is averaging 16.6 points and Tyler Ressel who isaveraging 16.4 points per game. Brandon Marquardt is averaging 10.3 points percontest.
Missouri Southern looks to bounce back in Oklahoma Last Week: 1/4 l. to FHSU 76-67 Upcoming: 1/8 at UCO 7:30 p.m. 1/11 at NSU 3:30 p.m. Missouri Southern will hit the road for two straight in Oklahoma. The Lions areled by Marquis Addison who is averaging 16.5 points per game. Jordan Talbert isaveraging 13.0 points and a team best 7.4 rebounds per contest.
Missouri Western on the road for Kansas Last Week: 1/4 l. to WU 79-69 1/6 d. UNK 89-82 Upcoming: 1/8 at ESU 7:30 p.m. 1/11 at PSU 3:30 p.m. Missouri Western hits the road for Kansas in week nine. The Griffons are led byRyan Devers who is averaging 17.2 points per game. Cortrez Colbert is averaging14.1 points and Adarius Fulton is averaging 10.4 points per game.
Nebraska-Kearney faces two in week nine Last Week: 1/4 l. to UCM 85-65 1/6 l. to MWSU 89-82 Upcoming: 1/9 vs. NWMSU 7:30 p.m. 1/12 at Hastings 2 p.m. Nebraska-Kearney will play NWMSU before stepping out of league play. The Lopersare led by Connor Beranek who is averaging 20.7 points and 7.3 rebounds pergame. Tyler Shields is averaging 14.5 points per contest this season.
Northeastern State ready for three in week nine Last Week: 1/6 at NWMSU PPD Upcoming: 1/9 vs. SBU 7:30 p.m. 1/11 vs. MSSU 3:30p.m. 1/13 at NWMSU 7:30 p.m. Northeastern State will play two at home before heading to NWMSU to close outweek nine. The RiverHawks are led by Bryton Hobbs with 23.0 points per game.Curtis Evans is averaging 10.5 points and 8.8 rebounds per game.
Northwest Missouri plays three in week nine Last Week: 1/4 l. to UCO 81-77 1/6 vs. NSU PPD Upcoming: 1/9 at UNK 7:30 p.m. 1/11 at WU 7 p.m. 1/13 vs. NSU 7:30 p.m. Northwest Missouri plays two before making up a postponed contest. The Bearcatsare led by Dillon Starzl who is averaging 16.5 points and 5.7 rebounds pergame. DeShaun Cooper is averaging 13.2 points per contest this season.
Pittsburg State returns home Last Week: 1/4 l. to LWU 90-82 1/6 d. LU 87-72 Upcoming: 1/9 vs. #24 UCM 7:30 p.m. 1/11 vs. MWSU 3:30 p.m. Pittsburg State returns home for two in week nine. The Gorillas are led byDevon Branch who is averaging 20.0 points per game. Jake Bullard is averaging16.0 points and Sam Pugh 11.2 points per contest.
Southwest Baptist hits the road for Oklahoma Last Week: 1/6 l. to FHSU 91-72 Upcoming: 1/9 at NSU 7:30 p.m. 1/11 at UCO 3:30 p.m. Southwest Baptist will travel to Oklahoma for two during week nine. TheBearcats are led by Rashaad Brown-Peterson who is averaging 18.5 points pergame. Desi Barmore is averaging 16.0 points and 6.7 rebounds per game.
Washburn opens four game homestand Last Week: 1/4 d. MWSU 79-69 1/6 l. to UCM 77-63 Upcoming: 1/11 vs. NWMSU 7 p.m. Washburn will open a four game homestand with one in week nine. The Ichabodsare led by Kyle Wiggins who is averaging 14.8 points per game and Alex Northwho is averaging 14.2 points and 9.1 rebounds per game.
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