Sports Briefs – Issue 13

Joshua Irsik, Sports Editor

Basketball

The Washburn Men’s basketball team traveled to Kansas City, Missouri, to take on the Rockhurst University Hawks Friday, Nov. 15.

The Ichabods got off to a slow start at the beginning of the first half, trailing 16-2 after their first field goal with 14:24 left in the first half. The Hawks would continue to increase their lead to 19-9 with 3:40 to go. The Ichabods would finish the first half on a 11-3 run, making the score 22-20.

At the start of the second half, Rockhurst pushed their lead to 42-35 with 9:52 left to go. Then there were back to back 3-pointers by Tyler Geiman and Isaiah Thorne who made the score 42-41 with 8:32 left in the game. The Hawks would again push their lead to 48-43 with 5:50 left in the game.

The Ichabods would muster a 6-0 run on a 3-pointer by Jalen Lewis. A free throw by Geiman and a lay-up by Jonny Clausing put Washburn ahead 49-48 with 4:38 left to play. Closing out the game, the Ichabods would get as close as two points before the game ended, making the final score 57-55.

The Ichabods have fallen to 2-1 for the season so far and will next be in action with their home opener at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 in Lee Arena where they will face Ottawa University.

Edited by Adam White, Jackson Woods, Jason Morrison