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Basketball changes spark excitement for upcoming season

Basketball season is around the corner and I am actually excited about something other than the Heat, for a change. Both basketball teams at Western have new faces in different places and I cannot help but to be excited about Griffons basketball this year. The beloved Tom Smith will not be on the sidelines anymore, with new head coach Brett... Read More

Clinkscales takes advantage of second chance

Cedric Clinkscales is focused on creating a positive legacy for himself on and off the Western basketball court. The 6-7 230-pound big-man leads the Griffons in points and rebounds while being the only member of the team to make the Dean’s Honor Roll, which requires a 3.5 grade point average or better. “It’s big for me,” Clinkscales said. “That’s the... Read More

Griffons fall to hot-shooting Nebraska-Kearney

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 season and 5-11 in MIAA conference play. “Kearney played well and im not taking anything away from them, but in 25 years here this ranks as... Read More

Griffons come up short in overtime, fall 56-52

Western men’s basketball lost an overtime thriller 56-52 to Washburn University at the MWSU Fieldhouse. Washburn had revenge on its mind after being upset by the Griffons in Topeka last Wednesday, but it was Western dominating the early part of the game. Guard Reed Mells came out hot and was responsible for scoring the first five points of the game... Read More