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Shockers Survive Tulsa’s Upset Bid, 72-69

WSU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 14, 2018

TULSA, Okla. – Conner Frankamp and Landry Shamet scored 16 points each to help No. 5/5 Wichita State turn back Tulsa, 72-69, Saturday evening at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. The Shockers (15-2, 5-0 American Athletic Conference) extended the nation's longest true road winning streak to 11 – one shy of the school record set by the 2013-14 team. WSU hit 10 three-pointers on 29 attempts. F...

Swedes Women Win; Men Lose

Jeremy BohnJanuary 13, 2018

One of the best stories of the KCAC basketball season continues to get better. The Bethany College womens' basketball team continues to win; at a rate not seen in at least 10 years. On Saturday, the Swedes would hang on for a 66-56 road win at Bethel, launching the Swedes back to two games above .500 in league play. In another grind-it-out, gritty game, Bethany would struggle to pull away fr...

Wesleyan Women Fly by York, Men Stumble Late

Pat StrathmanJanuary 13, 2018

All season long, the Kansas Wesleyan men's basketball team relied on Mabee magic. For the first time, the magic tank went empty. Senior Terell Gandy's three-point shot at the buzzer went halfway down and popped out, giving Kansas Wesleyan a 76-73 defeat to York on Saturday. It was the first home loss in conference play for the Coyotes. The first half featured a back-and-forth affair. Wesl...

Saints Cool Off Heat

Salina Saints ReleaseJanuary 13, 2018

The Salina Saints took on a new opponent Saturday.  The Hutch Heat from Hutchinson Kansas came to the Tony's Event Center, and gave the Saints a game that the fans will be talking about all week. The game was played mostly above the rim.  There were more dunks than a kid eating Oreo's and drinking milk.  The Saint to the first quarter 37 - 26 and the Heat matched the Saints from the 3 point ...

No. 12 Kansas Takes Round One of Sunflower Showdown

KU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 13, 2018

LAWRENCE, Kan. - A pair of clutch free throws from redshirt-sophomore guard Malik Newman with 15 seconds remaining helped the No. 12 Kansas Jayhawks outlast Kansas State, 73-72, Saturday afternoon inside Allen Fieldhouse in the Dillons Sunflower Showdown. Senior guard Devonte' Graham led all players with 23 points, 15 of which came in the second half, and was joined in double figures by sophomore ...

Minneapolis Splits with Russell in Makeup Doubleheader

Conner GiesJanuary 13, 2018

Minneapolis played host to the Russell Broncos in this make-up game that was rescheduled due to weather. The Lady Lions were saddled with the turnover bug to start the game out, and ultimately fell 40-58. The Lady Lions put a good fight from the second quarter on as they were able to force Russell into turnovers themselves, but shooting never found the mark as well as they would have hoped. ...

AUDIO: Coaches Corner 1-13

Pat StrathmanJanuary 13, 2018

The basketball season is in full swing. As is the Coaches Corner, live from Russell’s Restaurant every Saturday from 8 to 9 am. Join 11 different high school basketball coaches from the area as they recap the week’s action. Girls basketball coaches on show: Salina Central’s Chris Fear, Salina South’s Ryan Stuart, Sacred Heart’s Arnold Schmidtberger, Southeast of Saline’s Shauna ...

Sacred Heart Splits with Ellsworth

Conner GiesJanuary 13, 2018

Sacred Heart traveled to Ellsworth tonight to take on the Ellsworth Bearcats in a league match up between the two schools. The Lady Knights fell by a score of 62-39, while the boys were able to get a victory 62-47. The Lady Knights struggled early on, being plagued with turnovers that lead to easy buckets for Ellsworth early on and the Lady Bearcats bolted out to a 3-20 lead after one quarter. ...

Central Splits at Maize

Jeremy BohnJanuary 13, 2018

The Salina Central girls' basketball team had an opportunity to get back in the AVCTL-I title hunt on Friday. The Mustangs did just that by hanging on for a 49-45 win in OT over Maize. It was a total team effort on Friday for Salina Central as the Mustangs started from the beginning playing a suffocating defense that would last all night long. The first quarter went back-and-forth with bo...

Tough Road Game Ends In Defeat For Minneapolis

Skylar NoskerJanuary 12, 2018

Minneapolis Lions were up in Beloit tonight to face the Trojans in a league matchup. Both teams came into the game with a 3-1 record in NCAA play. Beloit jumped out to an early 8-4 lead behind five points from Sophomore Carson Cox. The Lions would close the gap before the end of the first quarter, but trailed by three, 12-9, going into the second. Senior Trent Brubaker led the way in the sec...


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