Category: Men’s Basketball

After winning their last two games and five of seven, the Griffons will face a familiar foe in their opening round game of the MIAA tournament. Western will take on the Ichabods of Washburn University Tuesday night. The Griffons welcomed Washburn to St. Joseph, Missouri Wednesday night, defeating their opponent 74-66. Guard Cole Clearman led…

For the first time since 2010 Western won its first postseason game with a commanding 70-54 win over the Washburn Ichabods on Tuesday. With the win the Griffons also became the first No. 11 seed to win an MIAA Tournament game. Head coach Brett Weiberg is happy that his team was able to experience this…

Missouri Western head coach Brett Weiberg spoke last week about how his team must play two good halves in Maryville. Weiberg was right, and the Griffons hung with the No. 19 ranked Bearcats for the first 25 minutes. It was at the 14-minute mark of the second half that Northwest was able to pull away,…

The difference is only 45 miles or, for those who love numbers, 79,200 yards. That is the distance between Missouri Western State University and Northwest Missouri State University. The Griffons will make that trip to take on their rivals this Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The Griffons last played the first place Bearcats on Jan. 9,…

The Griffon’s will take to the road this week, making a long trip to the red dirt of Oklahoma. Western will try to keep their winning ways going on Thursday. The team will travel to Tahlequah, Oklahoma to take on the 6-14 Northeastern State University. The team has managed to climb out of the MIAA…