Tag: Morgan Fleming

Jennies unfazed by streak-snapping loss

The final stretch of the college basketball season has begun with six games remaining on the schedule for the No. 24 Jennies (16-5, 9-4 MIAA) as the team attempts to move past a 65-62 loss to Emporia State Saturday that snapped a six-game winning streak. The Jennies led the Hornets for the majority of the… Read more »

Jennies work to adapt in top-heavy conference

Jennies basketball lost just one MIAA game in the 2017-2018 regular season when they won the National Championship. The Jennies have dropped three games in the first six contests of the conference slate this season, setting up a more difficult road to the postseason. At 10-4 overall and 3-3 in conference play, the Jennies are… Read more »

Update: Jennies begin conference play

No. 7 Jennies basketball will open its conference schedule Thursday against the Southwest Baptist Bearcats. The Jennies spent the Thanksgiving weekend in San Antonio playing in the St. Mary’s Thanksgiving Classic. St. Mary’s handed the Jennies their first loss of the season Friday in a 101-97 double overtime thriller. The Jennies were able to bounce… Read more »

Jennies ride hot start to win in home opener

It was a tale of two halves for No. 1 Jennies basketball Tuesday, but five scorers in double figures fueled the Jennies to an 86-74 win over Westminster College in the home opener at the Multipurpose Building. The Jennies had by far their most productive first quarter of the young season, scoring 25 in the… Read more »

Update: Top ranked Jennies open season in Kansas City

After a successful week of exhibition play that included a win over a Division I team and a closely contested game with national runner up Mississippi State, Jennies basketball will begin their regular season at the Central Region Challenge Friday at Municipal Auditorium. The Jennies faced two Division I teams in their exhibition schedule and… Read more »

Jennies picked to finish first in preseason polls

KANSAS CITY – The defense of the 2018 national championship unofficially began for Jennies basketball when head coach Dave Slifer took the stage at the MIAA basketball media day Tuesday in Kansas City, Missouri. The Jennies return their top-three scorers from their national championship run in which they up-ended defending champion Ashland 66-52 and put… Read more »

Jennies hold off Central Oklahoma for 15th straight win

Despite a slow start, Jennies basketball defeated the Central Oklahoma Bronchos 64-58 at home Thursday. They remain undefeated in the MIAA and have won 15 straight. Both teams struggled in the shooting department. Following a first quarter at 50 percent, the Jennies failed to shoot better than 40 percent the rest of the game. On… Read more »