Archive for Men’s Basketball

Griffon men fall at Central, bounce back at Lincoln

January 31, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

Western men’s basketball got a much-needed road win at Lincoln University as Dzenan Mrkaljevic hit a buzzer-beating 3-point shot to give Western the 61-59 win. The Griffons improved to 8-10 overall and 4-6 in MIAA conference play. “It was a play coming out of the timeout. They set up a pick and roll for me,” […]

Men come up one point short in defensive contest

Men come up one point short in defensive contest

January 30, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

Western (8-11, 4-7) played  at the pace it wanted, but came up short in the final moments 57-56 against Pittsburg State (12-5, 5-4) in physical game  at the MWSU Fieldhouse. “I’m not going to sit here and fault the players,” Coach Tom Smith said.  “We made the effort, lost by one and had complete control […]

Griffon men come up cold against Lindenwood, lose 78-69

Griffon men come up cold against Lindenwood, lose 78-69

January 16, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

The long distance shots wouldn’t fall for the Griffon men as they were defeated 78-69 by Lindenwood University at the MWSU Fieldhouse.  Western dropped to 7-8 overall and 3-4 in MIAA conference play. Western shot 25-for-61 from the field and 7-for-25 from 3-point distance while Lindenwood was able to hit 23-for-42 from the field and […]

Sports shorts

January 15, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

Defensive end and sack specialist David Bass will play in the annual East-West Shrine Game on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Florida. The game will be played at Tropicana Field home of the Tampa Bay Rays and is considered a way to showcase your talent to NFL scouts before the draft. Bass is the […]

Athlete of the week: Adarius Fulton

January 15, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

Fulton led the Griffons to a 75-64 road win against Nebraska-Kearney with 23 points on 9-for-13 from the field and added 7 steals (ties one person for most by any player in the MIAA in a game this season) and 3 assists. He followed that up with 11 points, 6 assists, and 2 steals at […]

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