Archive for Men’s Basketball

Weiberg strives to win with character

Weiberg strives to win with character

March 27, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

[caption id="attachment_17109" align="aligncenter" width="478"] Brett Weiberg gets his first head coaching opportunity  at a four-year university with Western.[/caption] Brett Weiberg plans to bring back the winning tradition that once saw the Western men’s basketball program as a perennial contender under Tom Smith, but there are things that he won’t sacrifice to get there. “It will […]

Griffons downed in first round of MIAA tournament

Griffons downed in first round of MIAA tournament

March 5, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

No. 12-seed Western men’s basketball was blown out in the first round of the MIAA post-season tournament 66-46 by No. 5-seed rival Northwest Missouri State University. [caption id="attachment_16703" align="alignleft" width="150"] Missouri Western Men’s basketball facing the 20 points lost against Northwest. Gilbert Imbiri | Asst. Photo Editor[/caption] The loss ended the season for the Griffons, […]

Clinkscales takes advantage of second chance

Clinkscales takes advantage of second chance

March 3, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

Cedric Clinkscales is focused on creating a positive legacy for himself on and off the Western basketball court. [caption id="attachment_16231" align="alignleft" width="150"] Junior Cedric Clinkscales goes up for a layup aginst the defenders from Nebraska-Kearney. JQ Dever | Staff Writer[/caption] The 6-7 230-pound big-man leads the Griffons in points and rebounds while being the only […]

Griffon men send Smith out with a win

March 2, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

The Griffon men came together to send coach Tom Smith out with a 72-58 win over Southwest Baptist as he patrolled the sidelines for the last time at the MWSU Fieldhouse after 25 years of calling the building home. “I was really relieved and it felt petty good,” Smith said. “I just felt like I […]

Griffons fall to hot-shooting Nebraska-Kearney

Griffons fall to hot-shooting Nebraska-Kearney

February 23, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

[caption id="attachment_16231" align="aligncenter" width="491"] Junior Cedric Clinkscales goes up for a layup aginst the defenders from Nebraska-Kearney. Photo by JaQuitta Dever[/caption] Western men’s basketball fell victim to hot three-point shooting by Nebraska-Kearney in the second half as they were defeated 75-70 at the MWSU Fieldhouse on Military Appreciation Day. The Griffons fell to 9-15 on the […]

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