Midwestern State Knocks Off Missouri Western in Classic

Published 11/17 2013 01:18AM

Updated 11/17 2013 01:34AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Midwestern State finished the Hillyard Tipoff Classic with its second win in two days. The 13th ranked team in the nation knocked off Missouri Western (3-2) 82-64 in the final game of the two-day event.

The Griffons began the classic with a win over William Jewell College Friday, but couldn't shut down the Mustangs sharp shooting. Midwestern (4-0) shot 50-percent from the field and 45-percent beyond the three-point line in the game.

Cortrez Colbert and Cedric Clinkscales led Missouri Western shooting 7-10 from the field and finishing with 18 and 17 points, respectively. Adarius Fulton was the only other Griff in double-figures with 10 points.

Midwestern State dominated in the paint outscoring Missouri Western 38-16.

The Griffons will be off until next Saturday, November 23rd when they play at Illinois Springfield. Missouri Western has three non-conference games left before MIAA play begins.


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