Jan. 19, 2009
Bearcat Weekly for the Week of Jan. 19, 2009
|Wednesday, January 21|
|Women's Basketball||Northwest hosts Missouri Southern||Bearcat Arena||5:30 p.m.|
|Men's Basketball||Northwest hosts No. 13 Missouri Southern||Bearcat Arena||7:30 p.m.|
|Friday, January 23|
|Track and Field||Northwest at Iowa State Open||Ames, Iowa||3 p.m.|
|Sunday, January 24|
|Track and Field||Northwest at Iowa State Open||Ames, Iowa||10:25 a.m.|
|Women's Basketball||Northwest hosts No. 9 Emporia State||Bearcat Arena||1:30 p.m.|
|Men's Basketball||Northwest hosts Emporia State||Bearcat Arena||3:30 p.m.|
Men's Basketball (7-9, 2-7 MIAA)
- Northwest starts a three-game homestand Wednesday night with Missouri Southern to close out the first half of the MIAA schedule.
- Hunter Henry is leading the MIAA with a 13-game streak with double-digit points. He also leads the MIAA with 9.4 rebounds per game and is among the conference leaders in scoring (3rd), field-goal percentage (2nd), free-throw percentage (9th), steals (T-8th), blocked shots (2nd), offensive rebounds (1st), defensive rebounds (3rd) and double-doubles (1st).
- Elijah Allen has scored 10 or more points in the last nine games. He's averaging 15.3 points in that span.
- The Lions have lost three of their last four games.
Women's Basketball (6-10, 2-7 MIAA)
- The Bearcats finish the first half of the MIAA schedule Wednesday night with Missouri Southern and start the second half Saturday afternoon against No. 9 Emporia State.
- Northwest has won four of the last five home games.
- Meghan Brue has scored double-digit points in 15 straight games and has recorded a double-double in the last three home games.
- Missouri Southern is on a three-game winning streak which started with a 59-58 win against then-No. 3 Washburn.
Men's Track and Field
- Northwest continues the indoor season this weekend at the Iowa State Open Jan. 23-24.
- Ben McKim improved his provisional qualifying mark in the shot with 53-6 1/4 at the Nebraska Holiday Inn Invitational Jan. 17.
- Jacob Dupin won the unseeded high jump Jan. 16 at Nebraska with a season-best 6-4 1/4.
- In his first career indoor meet, Zach Layton ran 8:59.88 in the 3,000-meter run to place ninth in all-time performer lists.
Women's Track and Field
- The Bearcats return to Ames, Iowa, for the Iowa State Open this weekend.
- Anna O'Brien broke the program 5,000-meter record with 17:51.71 at Nebraska last weekend. She broke the record of 17:54.24 set by Lisa Basich in the same building in 1988.
- Hannah Henry ran her best 60-meter hurdle time since 2007 and finished seventh with 9.14.
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