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Road wins needed for playoff hopes

The Griffon’s will take to the road this week, making a long trip to the red dirt of Oklahoma. Western will try to keep their winning ways going on Thursday. The team will travel to Tahlequah, Oklahoma to take on the 6-14 Northeastern State University. The team has managed to climb out of the MIAA cellar, with two straight wins.... Read More

Griffons defeat Blue Tigers at Fieldhouse

Senior Kevin Thomas goes up for a shot against the Lindenwood defender during Thursday's game. Thomas scored nine points and pulled down three boards in the game. Missouri Western gained more than just a win on Saturday night at the Fieldhouse. The team was finally able to climb out of the MIAA cellar. The Griffons took down... Read More

Griffon split games in Hillyard Tip-Off Classic

The season is underway, as the Griffons went 1-1 in the Hillyard Tip-Off Classic with a win against the Wayne State Wildcats on Friday and a loss to the Upper Iowa Peacocks on Saturday. Western went into the opening game against Wayne State without starting point guard Aaron Emmanuel, who injured his knee during practice, but that did not keep... 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 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