Tag: UCM Mules Basketball

Update: Mules face top-ranked Bearcats on the road

Fresh of a thrilling win over Emporia State, Mules basketball (12-10, 5-8 MIAA) will try to keep the momentum rolling as they face their toughest test of the season. The first of two road games on the week will see the Mules travel to Maryville, Missouri, to face No. 1 Northwest Missouri State (21-0, 13-0… Read more »

Update: Mules pick up first road win

It took until February, but Mules basketball (11-9, 4-7 MIAA) secured their first road win of the season Saturday over Central Oklahoma. The win also snapped a three-game skid for the Mules, who currently reside in the bottom half of the MIAA standings at ninth. Next up, the Mules will try to build on their… Read more »

Basketball moves up Saturday start times

Due to inclement weather in the forecast for Saturday, Mules and Jennies basketball are moving up the start time of their scheduled doubleheader with the Lindenwood Lions. Originally scheduled for 1:30 and 3:30 p.m., the Jennies game will now tip off at 12 p.m. and the Mules at 2 p.m. Mascot Day and the inflatable… Read more »

Mules grad transfer hitting strides early

Not many college basketball players get to make four different stops in their short careers, but Mules graduate transfer Jafar Kinsey is making the most of his final stop as a college athlete. Kinsey was one of six additions to a Mules team that needed to fill the holes left by departing seniors Clarence Smith,… Read more »

Update: Mules look to bounce back in conference games

Mules basketball weathered the storm that was their top returning scorer being sidelined due to an injury and went 1-2 over the Thanksgiving week, for a 5-2 overall record going into conference play. The loss of senior forward Jakob Lowrance set the tone for what was already going to be a difficult stretch. The Mules… Read more »

Mules drop overtime thriller in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY — Despite leading by six points with 30 seconds remaining in regulation, Mules basketball fell in overtime 73-70 to Sioux Falls Monday at the MIAA Challenge at Municipal Auditorium. The Mules led 57-51 with 30 seconds remaining in regulation, but a combination of stellar three-pointers from Cougars guard Trevon Evans and missed free… Read more »

Mules defeat Prairie Stars for 4-0 start

All that stood in the way of a 4-0 start for Mules basketball was a home matchup with 2-1 Illinois Springfield. The Mules overcame an early deficit and key injury to defeat the Prairie Stars 77-65 Saturday at the Multipurpose Building in the finale of the Fairfield Inn Classic. It was all Prairie Stars early… Read more »

Update: Mules open season with two wins at home

Mules basketball opened the 2018 basketball season with two victories in the Central Region Tipoff Classic over Harding on Friday and Wayne State Saturday at the Multipurpose Building. In the first game against Harding, the Mules were in complete control from the opening tip. Central Missouri stormed out to a 7-0 lead behind five points… Read more »

Mules open regular season at home

The beginning of basketball season at the University of Central Missouri is just one day away and Mules fans will have two opportunities to watch the 2018 squad play at home this weekend. The Mules are coming off a 20-10 season and were challenged with replacing two of the three top-scorers in the offseason. Through… Read more »