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Men’s basketball extends losing streak to seven games

With postseason implications at stake going into last week's games versus Missouri Southern and against Pittsburg State, the Griffons just could not pull out the wins they so desperately needed.   The Griffons found themselves down 35-29 at halftime at Missouri Southern. Western then opened the second half on an 8-0 run—giving them the lead.   During this losing streak... Read More

Men’s basketball struggling in all aspects

The Griffons have struggled mightily to start the 2016-2017 season. Missouri Western is 1-8 through their first nine games. Western started the season at home with two straight losses to Wayne State and Upper Iowa. Wayne State beat the Griffons 70-57 and then Upper Iowa knocked off the Griffons 77-68. Western guard Cole Clearman scored a team -high 15 points... Read More

Men’s basketball hopes to rebound in 2016-2017 season

The Griffon basketball team hopes that they can improve on last season's poor regular season and build off a strong finish in the regular season and their upset in the MIAA tournament. Western finished 11th in the MIAA with a 12-18 record. Head coach Brett Weiberg has been pleased with the effort he has seen over the off-season. "Every one... Read More

Griffons make MIAA Tournament

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 Missouri Western with 15 points... Read More

Western takes first MIAA Tournament win in six years

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 win. “It feels good, I’m... Read More