BY Staff and Wire reports
Sunday, February 03, 2013
2/03/13 at 5:17 AM
NSU men defeat Missouri Western: The Northeastern State men's team knocked off Missouri Western State, 73-61, at MWSU Fieldhouse in St. Joseph, Mo. Junior guard Bryton Hobbs scored a career-high 32 points to lead the RiverHawks (15-5, 8-4 MIAA), the most points by a RiverHawk since Dominique Gaines had 37 at Incarnate Word on Dec. 4, 2010. NSU also received a 15-point, 13-rebound performance from Jermaine Bransford, and senior guard Jon Miller added 14 points.
NSU women wear down Griffons: The Northeastern State women's team defeated Missouri Western State, 73-56, inside MWSU Fieldhouse at St. Joseph, Mo. Six RiverHawks (14-6, 9-3 MIAA) finished with at least nine points, led by 19 from senior guard Taylor Lewis. Senior forward Sarah Green added a season-high 16 points while junior guard Taylor Collins and sophomore guard Fontana Tate each added 10 points.
RSU men outlast OBU: Ken Holdman scored 17 points and Rogers State completed a season sweep of Oklahoma Baptist with a 59-55 win at the Noble Complex in Shawnee. RSU had a nine-point lead with 1:25 left, but OBU cut that lead to two twice. The Hillcats staved off the rally by hitting seven free throws in the final minute, with Holdman hitting three and J.C. Hartzler and Justynn Hammond each hitting a pair.
Track and Field
TU's McPherson sets school record: Senior Sarah Macpherson won the 1,000-meters race in a school-record time during the first day of the Meyo Invitational, hosted by Notre Dame, on Friday in South Bend, Ind. Macpherson crossed in 2:50.74, which broke Melanie Harding's record of 2:51.21 set in 2005.
Cowgirls knock off Texas A&M: Fifth-ranked Oklahoma State defeated No. 3 Texas A&M, 16-8, at the Animal-Science Arena in Stillwater. Both the hunter seat and western teams won by 8-4 counts.
Cowboys down Redbirds: Oklahoma State's men's team defeated Illinois State, 6-1, for the Cowboys' second consecutive victory. The Cowboys swept through to earn the doubles point, then won five of the six singles matches.
Army defeats ORU men: Freshman Fabian Zierleyn won his second straight singles match, but Oral Roberts fell to Army, 6-1. Zierleyn won at the No. 1 singles spot for the lone point for ORU (0-4).
Rice defeats OU women: The No. 43 Oklahoma women's team (2-2) lost to No. 32 Rice, 4-3 at home. OU's Hermon Brhane, Mia Lancaster and Whitney Ritchie captured OU's singles points.