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Missouri Western’s basketball teams kickoff season at MWSU Fieldhouse

This past weekend, Nov. 11-13, kicked off the season for Missouri Western Men’s and Women’s basketball, with a men’s game taking place directly after the women’s on Friday, Nov. 11 and another Women’s game Saturday, Nov. 12. The women faced off with Southwest Minnesota State University and Upper Iowa University, scoring two victories to start off their season, with final... Read More

Women’s basketball beat bearcats

Nothing feels better than beating your arch rival, right? Well, what about sweeping them on the season? Oh, and completing that sweep in their house. Well, the Missouri Western women’s basketball team did just that last Saturday. The women took down rival Northwest by the score of 73-65 in Maryville, Missouri. The beginning and first half of the game were... Read More

Men prepare for game against Northwest, hope for venegance

The Griffon men will travel to Maryville on Saturday to avenge an 11-point-loss against the Bearcats on Jan. 4 and increase their chances at making the MIAA tournament. Northwest sits at 17-3 overall and 11-3 in MIAA conference play while Western has dropped 13 of its last 15 games and has a record of 7-14 overall and 2-13 in conference... Read More

Griffons lose nail-biter 59-57

Missouri Western men’s basketball was defeated 59-57 in the final moments of an offensive struggle against MIAA opponent Emporia State University at the MWSU field house. The Griffons fell to 5-3 on the season and 0-2 in conference play. “You need to protect your home court,” coach Tom Smith said. “I think that’s the thing that hurts us the most... Read More

Season future lies in next three games

After dropping its first two MIAA conference games and sitting at 5-3 on season, the Missouri Western men’s basketball team will find out if they are conference contenders in its next three games against No.1 Missouri Southern, No. 10 Hays and Washburn. The Griffons will play host to No. 1 Missouri Southern on Dec. 7 at the MWSU field house.... Read More