Lady Vikings Basketball Season Comes to a Close

3 years 11 months 3 weeks ago February 28, 2013 Feb 28, 2013 Thursday, February 28 2013 Thursday, February 28, 2013 8:07:00 PM CST in Basketball
Source: Missouri Valley College

MARSHALL, MO - The Missouri Valley College Lady Viking basketball team played regular season Heart of America Athletic Conference champion No. 9 MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kan. Thursday night in the opening round of the HAAC Postseason Tournament. The Lady Vikings pushed MNU for the entire game, but came up short in the 73-64 defeat.

The Lady Vikings found themselves in an early hole as MNU scored 11 of the game's first 13 points to grab a nine point lead at the 15:28 mark. The Lady Vikings responded and scored six quick points capped off by two of Senior Guard Sami Jackson's nine points to pull MVC to within three points with 12:30 left in the first half. Over the next six minutes the Lady Pioneers outscored MVC by a 17-3 margin to stretch their lead to 17 points. The two teams traded baskets from there, and MNU went into the halftime break with a 41-27 lead. The Lady Vikings forced MNU into nine turnovers. MVC also grabbed 16 rebounds in the first half.

MNU came out early in the second half and stretched their 14-point lead into a 19-point advantage just three minutes after the restart. Despite the large deficit, the Lady Vikings put together a strong stretch, putting together a 12-3 run over the next five minutes to cut the Lady Pioneer lead to 52-42. The Lady Vikings got even closer as Senior Center Cara Clark (Omaha, Neb.) converted three of her nine points at the 9:13 mark. The two teams traded baskets over the next three minutes and a Junior Forward Gabi Morales made two-point field goal at the six minute mark put MVC back to a six point deficit. Earlier in the day, Morales was named to the HAAC all-conference third team. Unfortunately the Lady Vikings could not get any closer as MNU led by double-digits throughout most of the last five minutes, before downing MVC 73-64.

Leading the way for MVC was Sophomore Center Samantha Kixmiller who finished with 17 points, six rebounds and two steals. She was the only Lady Viking in double-figures. The Lady Vikings forced 22 MNU turnovers converting those turnovers into 27 points. The Lady Vikings also received 37 points from their bench.

The loss ends the Lady Vikings' 2012-2013 season with a record of 8-23. MNU advances to the HAAC Postseason Tournament semifinals with a record of 28-2.

More News

Grid
List
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri's unemployed would again face losing several weeks of jobless benefits under a bill advancing in... More >>
36 minutes ago February 22, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 Wednesday, February 22 2017 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 1:39:54 PM CST in News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal lawsuit by Michael Brown's parents over the 2014 police shooting death of their son... More >>
40 minutes ago February 22, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 Wednesday, February 22 2017 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 1:35:34 PM CST in News
PARKVILLE (AP) — Park University plans to open a campus in Lenexa, Kansas, this year. The university in... More >>
1 hour ago February 22, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 Wednesday, February 22 2017 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:56:33 PM CST in News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal appeals court is ordering a resentencing for a southwest Missouri restaurateur in a $5.5-million... More >>
2 hours ago February 22, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 Wednesday, February 22 2017 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 11:17:30 AM CST in News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is shunning the state plane and instead relying on private donors and... More >>
3 hours ago February 22, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 Wednesday, February 22 2017 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 10:26:10 AM CST in News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say an officer has fatally shot a man who is accused of firing at officers... More >>
4 hours ago February 22, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 Wednesday, February 22 2017 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:39:50 AM CST in News
UNIVERSITY CITY (AP) — A suburban St. Louis Jewish cemetery badly damaged by vandals is getting a show of support... More >>
4 hours ago February 22, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 Wednesday, February 22 2017 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:29:00 AM CST in News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — A proposal that could allow travelers to drink alcohol at flight gates at St. Louis and... More >>
4 hours ago February 22, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 Wednesday, February 22 2017 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:21:54 AM CST in News
COLUMBIA - Police released surveillance photos on Wednesday related to a recent attempted robbery at Kilgore's Pharmacy on Chapel Hill... More >>
4 hours ago February 22, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 Wednesday, February 22 2017 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:20:00 AM CST in News
MARSHFIELD (AP) — A southwest Missouri prison supervisor has been charged with pushing a female employee into a cell while... More >>
4 hours ago February 22, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 Wednesday, February 22 2017 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:17:00 AM CST in News
COLUMBIA – The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is hosting a State Advocacy Day on Wednesday to raise awareness for... More >>
5 hours ago February 22, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 Wednesday, February 22 2017 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 8:59:00 AM CST in News
COLUMBIA – The Columbia Chamber of Commerce is holding a financial services forum with representatives from Congress and local bank... More >>
11 hours ago February 22, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 Wednesday, February 22 2017 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 2:32:00 AM CST in News
COLUMBIA - When the FBI arrested terror suspect Robert Lorezo Hester, his friend and neighbor Analee Shatlain said she was... More >>
16 hours ago February 21, 2017 Feb 21, 2017 Tuesday, February 21 2017 Tuesday, February 21, 2017 10:06:00 PM CST in News
COLUMBIA - Some people on the front lines of drug abuse prevention and rehabilitation have suggestions for parents on how... More >>
16 hours ago February 21, 2017 Feb 21, 2017 Tuesday, February 21 2017 Tuesday, February 21, 2017 9:32:43 PM CST in News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has planned to visit Missouri Wednesday to tour an equipment and engine... More >>
19 hours ago February 21, 2017 Feb 21, 2017 Tuesday, February 21 2017 Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:16:00 PM CST in News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The wife and stepson of the leader of a Ku Klux Klan group who was found... More >>
19 hours ago February 21, 2017 Feb 21, 2017 Tuesday, February 21 2017 Tuesday, February 21, 2017 6:17:41 PM CST in News
COLUMBIA (AP) — Democrats are asking Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to allow an expansion of family leave options for employees... More >>
20 hours ago February 21, 2017 Feb 21, 2017 Tuesday, February 21 2017 Tuesday, February 21, 2017 5:39:34 PM CST in News
COLUMBIA - The Columbia City Council rolled out an overhaul of city development and housing rules Monday. The city... More >>
21 hours ago February 21, 2017 Feb 21, 2017 Tuesday, February 21 2017 Tuesday, February 21, 2017 4:58:00 PM CST in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 65°
3pm 78°
4pm 78°
5pm 75°
6pm 69°

Select a station to view its upcoming schedule:

Coming Up Next

2:00p
The Dr. Oz Show
3:00p
Dr. Phil
4:00p
Jeopardy!
2:00p
Judge Alex
2:30p
Judge Alex
3:00p
The Robert Irvine Show

Tonight's Schedule

7:00p
Blindspot
8:00p
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
9:00p
Chicago P.D.
7:00p
Arrow
8:00p
The 100
9:00p
KOMU 8 News @ Nine on The CW
9:30p
Seinfeld