MWSU opened the game by scoring the first five points and led for the first three minutes of the game. The Bearcats answered the early Griffon run with a 13-2 run as Missouri Western couldn’t quite chip away enough to lead the game again.
– MWSU had three players score in double figures led by Lavon Hightower’s 15 points
– Hightower scored in double figures for the seventh time this season
– Missouri Western used a 10-4 run over a 3:54 span in the first half to cut the Northwest Missouri lead down to one
– The Bearcats forced 15 Griffon turnovers
– The Griffons outshot their opponent from the field in back-to-back games
Missouri Western travels to Central Missouri on Dec. 14 for a 7:30 p.m. game in Warrensburg, Missouri.
— MWSU Athletics —