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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

Griffons fall in first two MIAA games

Griffon guard Trey Sampson After falling to the No. 12 Central Missouri Mules on Thursday, the Griffons increased their losing streak to four games with a loss to the Southwest Baptist Bearcats on Saturday. Western kept the game close through the beginning of the first half, tying the score at 21. They could not take the... Read More

Canadian Connection

Canada has become a hotbed for college recruiting, and it has extended to the Division II level now. Head coach Brett Weiberg and Western have jumped on the trend, as well. Aaron Emmanuel and Kevin Thomas have been friends since they were kids growing up in Toronto, and now they are continuing their friendship in St. Joseph. “It means a... Read More

Griffons suffer tough loss in Maryville

Northwest Missouri State jumped out 9-0 three minutes in Saturday's contest at Bearcat Arena, and the Missouri Western men's basketball team was unable to recover, falling 72-54 to the first-place Bearcat squad. The loss drops the Griffons to 7-10 in the MIAA and 11-13 overall while the Bearcats improve to 13-4 in the conference and 20-5 overall. The Griffons stayed... Read More

Griffons defeat conference leader Lions

After a heartbreaking loss to rival Northwest Missouri, the Griffons bounced back, defeating conference leader Lindenwood University 67-58 and improving to 10-11 overall. The first half of the match was played close by both teams with neither team leading by more than seven points. The game was tied at three different moments in the first half but, thanks to two early... Read More