Sports Briefs – January 18, 2017

Dylan Tyler

Here is a look at the upcoming WU Sports events:!

Men’s B-Ball, hopeful two

Basketball is looking to the next two games against Missouri Southern State and Pittsburg State to keep its ongoing winning streak.

In Lee Arena, at 5:50 p.m. on Jan. 19, the Missouri Southern State Lions will be making their way to Topeka to play against the Ichabods.

Washburn’s head coach Bob Chipman leads the charge having only had one home loss this season. The Ichabods currently hold a home record of 5-1.

The Lions are on a four-game streak while the Ichabod’s are on a two-win streak off of two close away games.

In Lee Arena, at 7 p.m. on Jan 21, the Ichabods will face the Pittsburg Gorillas in a four-game streak.

Women’s B-Ball, shoots forward

In Lee Arena, at 5:30 p.m., on Jan. 19, the Ichabods will take on the Lions in hopes of taking another win home. Both teams currently hold winning records.

Currently, the Ichabods are 11-5 while their opponents stand at 10-7.

This game will determine what happens next within the MIAA conference. While the Lions have obtained a conference win, the Ichabods still have a fair shot of seizing a win.

In Lee Arena, at 5 p.m. on Jan. 21, the Ichabods will take on the Gorillas to aquire a win for Washburn after sustaining a loss by Central Oklahoma.

Track Begins With Running Start

The Washburn Ichabods Track team will be heading over to Central Missouri’s Invitational.

It’s hard to say what the results will be as this is the start of the track season. But, there are high hopes for the Ichabods. The Mules invitational will be a fresh start for the new year.

The Ichabods have been waiting patiently to get out there and represent.