Dec. 16, 2013
Bearcats hit century mark in win over WaldorfBox Score
MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Northwest Missouri State men’s basketball team picked up a 105-59 victory over Waldorf College on Monday evening inside Bearcat Arena in the team’s final non-conference game of the season. Northwest moves to 7-4 on the season. The game was an exhibition contest for the 4-3 Warriors from Waldorf.
Northwest had no shortage of offense on the evening, connecting on 39-of-66 shooting (59.1%) from the field. Northwest also hit 14 of its 29 three pointers including three from an unlikely source. Dillon Starzl, who had a game-high 23, hit 3-of-4 from beyond the arc, marking the first time he has recorded an outside shot in his Bearcat career. Starzl also had five rebounds and was 8-for-10 from the field overall.
DeShaun Cooper put together one of his most complete performances, scoring 14 points to go along with nine assists and a career-best eight rebounds. Cooper was 6-of-9 from the field and had one steal.
Conner Crooker hit four three pointers and finished with 16 points. Bryston Williams had 11 points and Grant Cozad had 10 points off the bench.
Northwest forced 17 turnovers with nine steals on the evening. The game moved along quickly as the teams combined were only whistled for 27 fouls and shot just 31 free throws overall. Waldorf was held to just 38.9 percent (21-54) from the field and were outrebounded, 38-27. Northwest never trailed in the contest and led by as many as 48 late in the second half before finishing with the 46 margin of victory.
Northwest will resume MIAA play on Saturday when the Bearcats travel to Hays, Kan., to take on Fort Hays State at 4 p.m.
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