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Griffons play for share of MIAA title

After defeating the rival Northwest Bearcats last Saturday, the Griffons will play for a share of the MIAA title on Wednesday against the Washburn Ichabods. Although the Bearcats are last in the MIAA, the rivalry game between Northwest and Western was still a battle. The Griffons lost the lead only twice in the game, early in the first quarter and... Read More

Griffons reach new heights in Oklahoma

No. 7 Western completed the Oklahoma sweep as they defeated Northeastern State and Central Oklahoma last weekend. Head coach Rob Edmisson believes that long, late season road trips can show a lot about where your team is. “I think a late trip like that, you get a really good sense of where your kids are at with each other because... Read More

Western looks toward Oklahoma road trip

The No. 8 Griffons completed the home court sweep in a blowout fashion by beating Lindenwood 93-50 and Lincoln 82-51. Now they will hit the road to face the Northeastern State University RiverHawks and the University of Central Oklahoma Bronchos. The last time Western met both Northeastern State and Central Oklahoma was at the Fieldhouse early in the season. The... Read More

Western defends conference lead at home

The Griffons have lost two of three coming into this week’s slate of games. After a big win over Fort Hays State, Western failed to defend their home court against Nebraska-Kearny and then lost a close one to Pittsburg State. After that two-game skid, the team got back to their winning ways Saturday in Joplin against Missouri Southern, taking down the... Read More

Griffons stay perfect over break

The Griffons continued to climb up the national rankings, reaching fifth in the country. Over semester break, they stayed perfect with a 17-0 record. Western’s most recent victories came on the road against Washburn and No. 12 Emporia State. The Griffon defense held strong in all four quarters and did not allow the Ichabods to tie or gain the lead... Read More