Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Tribe Sports Report
MHS Boys Basketball . Coach Cunningham and the JV Indians fell to 13-4 on the season with a loss at Bill Green Arena last night to the Marion Giants. Payton Ensor led the Indians with 8 points in the 40-32 loss. The Varsity team struggled in the second half, and they also lost to Marion 85-49. The Indians are now 11-6 heading into the home-stretch of the season with a tough Frankton team on Friday. Anthony Horton and Elijah Bounds led the Indians with 13 points each.
Tonight’s Events . MHS Boys Basketball C-Team travels to Marion tonight to face the Giants at 6:00pm. The RJB 6th grade Boys Basketball team also visits Marion to play Justice at 6:00pm. This weekend the Indians will travel to Frankton on Friday for a CIC Boys Hoops battle before Kyler Funk wrestles at the Fort Wayne Semi-State on Saturday.
Today’s Sports World Update
Winter Olympics . The 2018 Winter Olympics kick off today in Pyeongchang. The event is launched with the Curling round robin stages.
NFL . The Colts almost picked up a new head coach in Josh McDaniels. He decided, in a strange turn-of-events, to remain with the Patriots.
NBA . Indiana, at 30-25, will face the Pelicans tonight at 8:00pm. Both teams have had similar seasons.
NCAA Men’s Basketball . The Butler Bulldogs took #5 Xavier to overtime before eventually falling 98-93. Ball State defeated Bowling Green 59-56, and Notre Dame topped Boston College 96-85. The big game tonight places #3 Purdue at 23-2 against #14 Ohio State. The Big Ten Network has coverage starting at 8:30pm.
NCAA Women’s Basketball . The Ball State women take on Eastern Michigan at 7:00pm on ESPN3.
NAIA Men’s Basketball . The Indiana Wesleyan Wildcats hosted the Taylor Trojans last night. IWU picked up the win 95-86. On Saturday, the Wildcats will face Saint Francis on the road as Taylor hosts Goshen.
NAIA Women’s Basketball . Taylor will travel the ten miles to Indiana Wesleyan to battle the Lady Wildcats at 7:00pm tonight. Looking ahead to the weekend, IWU plays at Saint Francis on Saturday, and the Lady Trojans will host Goshen. Both of those games start at 1:00pm.
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