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Men's and Women's Basketball Defeats Colby

24 February 2014

Your women’s and men's basketball teams both took the victory over Colby Community College on Feb. 22.

"I thought we approached the evening with little intensity and our defense was very poor," said Head Women's Coach Stephanie Thompson.

The women led at half-time 31-28 and started the second half playing a little better to hold on for a 61-52 win. The Beavers were led by Tatiana Grant with 15 points in just 20 minutes due to a past injury. Elle Stein had 13 points and Sherry Calhoun pulled down 8 rebounds.

With the win the women move to 20-9 on the year and the conference race is still extremely close. With a win or a loss at Seward on Feb. 26 the team could finish anywhere from third to sixth place.

Your Beaver men’s basketball team jumped out to an early lead after the women's game in Dennis Lesh against Colby Community College, and never looked back.

The Beaver defense forced the Trojans into some tough attempts early, and turned a 36-17 halftime lead into a 77-56 victory.

The win brought the men to 18-11 on the year, and 8-5 in the Jayhawk West. With a Hutch loss the same day, the team climbed into a 3-way tie for second place. With the arrangement of the Jayhawk West this year, it is possible for us to place anywhere from a #2 seed to #5 seed based on how things unravel at the next game.

Next up, the teams travel to Liberal, Kan. on Feb. 26 to take on the Seward County Saints.