Head coach Ben McCollum, senior guard Deshaun Cooper, and senior forward Dillon Starzl spoke after the victory.
Northwest and MSSU split their two meetings this season with the Bearcats winning 79-78 in Maryville on a three-poinrter by Cooper in the final seconds. MSSU topped Northwest 82-68 in Joplin on Feb. 12th. The Lions topped Nebraska-Kearney 87-79 on Friday to advance to the semifinals.
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