It was a cold day in Gross Memorial Coliseum for the Emporia State womens basketball team as Fort Hays State for the second year in a row handed the Lady Hornets their first loss of the season 54-51 Saturday.
The Emporia State men had their their sights lazer locked in a 75-67 win over Fort Hays State Saturday. The Hornets made 14 of 27 three point shots and made 11 of 13 freethrows.
(ESPN/AP) Frank Mason III scored 18 points and dished out seven assists without a turnover, and Josh Jackson and Svi Mykhailiuk added 15 points apiece for Kansas in a 89-72 win over Nebraska Saturday. The Jayhawks had no trouble with their old conference foe despite playing without forward Carlton Bragg Jr., who is suspended indefinitely. Bragg was charged Friday with misdemeanor battery. Bragg sat on the bench in street clothes, watching as Devonte Graham scored 14 points and Landen Lucas added 12, as the Jayhawks rolled to their 18th consecutive win over the Huskers and their 46th in a row at Allen Fieldhouse.
Zach Brown scored 17 points to help Wichita State defeat Oklahoma 76-73 Saturday afternoon. Daishon Smith scored 13 points and Darral Willis added 12 for the Shockers who won their fourth straight. Wichita State shot just 39.7 percent from the field, but they made up for it by holding Oklahoma to 30.8 percent shooting. Wichita State hosts Oklahoma State next Saturday.
Emporia Highs wrestling team finished in first place at the Eudora Tournament of Champions. The Spartans had 2 individual champions, Nilton Sandoval and Isaac Williams. Anthony Delgado finished in 2nd place. The Spartans will host the Emporia Winter Classic next Saturday.
Emporia States track and field teams opened the indoor season with 1 first place finish and 10 provisional qualifiers for nationals at the Pittsburg State Crimson and Gold invitational. The lone first place finish belonged to the mens 4 by 400 relay team of Parker Evans, Taysean Goodwin, Luke Stenzel and Duke Tibbs. They missed an automatic qualifying time by 1 second.