Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Tribe Sports Report
MHS Boys Basketball . The Indians had two contests during Thanksgiving Break. The team opened the season with a 64-52 win at Manchester on Wednesday. Thabit Gault led the Indians with 27 points. On Saturday Coach Evertts and the Indians hosted Huntington North. The game came down to the final play, but Mississinewa lost 36-30 in their home opener. Anthony Horton had 12 points against the Vikings. The Junior Varsity squad defeated Manchester 43-28, and on Saturday lost to Huntington North 36-33. Tai McClung led the Indians in scoring in both games with 14 points at Manchester and 6 points on Saturday.
Tonight’s Events . Girls Basketball travels to Bellmont to battle the Lady Braves at 6:00pm.
Today’s Sports World Update
NCAA Football . The Notre Dame Fighting Irish lost to Stanford 38-20. The Boilermakers took down Indiana 31-24 to earn a spot in a Bowl game.
NCAA Men’s Basketball . The Butler Bulldogs beat Ohio State in the PK80 Tournament 67-66 in overtime. The two big showcase games last night, that could be the Final Four in March, featured North Caroline, Michigan State, Duke, and Florida. The Spartans defeated the Tar Heels in the PK80 Victory bracket 63-45. Duke came back from a 17 point deficit to beat Florida 87-84 in the final minutes of the game.
NCAA Women’s Basketball . Purdue defeated Marist 61-47. Notre Dame defeated South Carolina in the Gulf Coast Showcase 92-85.
NFL . The Tennessee Titans defeated the Indianapolis Colts 20-16 this week. Jacoby Brissett was 17-29 with 196 yards. Frank Gore had 17 carries for 62 yards and a touchdown.
NBA . The 11-9 Indiana Pacers will play Orlando tonight. Orlando is 8-12 on the season.
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