Boys Basketball Launches Season

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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Girls Basketball 1-1 on the Weekend

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

Girls Basketball . The Lady Indians had mixed results this weekend. On Friday the team defeated Manchester 64-55. Ally Hewitt led the scoring with 16 points followed by Erika Foy (15), Alayna Webb (13), and Halle Planck (8). Planck and Foy each grabbed 6 boards for the Lady Indians. On Saturday Bishop Luers came to Mississinewa and took the win 58-44. The Lady Knights outscored the Lady Indians 19-9 in the opening quarter. Erika Foy was the only player in double digits with 13 points as well as 11 rebounds. Turnovers plagued the team as they totaled 24 in the game. Coach Tandy commented, “We were confident being down at halftime because we were there last night and responded. We just haven’t gotten over the hump yet. We are gaining the experience needed to play such well coached and experienced teams, but it takes time. It is a process.”

Thanksgiving Week Schedule

  • Tuesday, Nov. 21 . RJB 8th Boys Basketball at McCulloch . 5:00pm
  • Tuesday, Nov. 21 . RJB 7th Boys Basketball vs. McCulloch . 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, Nov. 22 . MHS Boys Basketball at Manchester . 6:00pm
  • Saturday, Nov. 25 . MHS Boys Basketball vs. Huntington North . 6:00pm

Today’s Sports Update

NCAA Football . On Saturday, Indiana defeated Rutgers 41-0, Notre Dame beat Navy 24-17, and Purdue beat Iowa 24-15.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . Indiana defeated USF 70-53 in the Hoosiers Tip-off Classic, and Ball State lost to Oregon 95-71.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . Notre Dame defeated Oregon State 72-67.

NBA . The Indiana Pacers defeated the Miami Heat 120-95. Bojan Bogdanovic led the Pacers with 26 points.

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Boys Hoops ready for action, Lady Indians prep for big weekend.

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

Boys Basketball . Mississinewa showed up last night to the Raider Dome for it’s final tune-up before the season begins on November 22 at Manchester. The Indians handled Southern Wells very well and Coach Evertts saw a lot of positives out of the team. The Indians open the season against the Squires next Wednesday in Manchester before returning home that Saturday for their home opener against Huntington North.

Girls Basketball . The Lady Indians host the Manchester Squires tonight and the Bishop Luers Knights on Saturday. Both of these games can be watched live on MCSC Athletics YouTube provided by TribeTV. The action begins both nights at 5:45pm.

Tonight’s Events . Girls Basketball hosts Manchester at 6:00pm.

Today’s Sports Update

NBA . The Indiana Pacers take on the Detroit Pistons tonight at 7:00pm. The Pistons are 10-4 and the Pacers are 7-8 heading into this contest.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . Notre Dame defeated Chicago State 105-66.

  • (1) Duke vs. Southern . 7:00pm (ACCNE)
  • Ball State vs. Stony Brook . 7:00pm (ESPN3)

NCAA Women’s Basketball 

  • Butler vs. Lipscomb . 7:00pm
  • Indiana vs. Western Kentucky . 7:00pm (IND11)

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