MOBERLY GREYOUNDS IMPROVE TO 3-0 WITH 2 WINS IN WEST PLAINS CLASSIC
November 6, 2012
The Moberly Area Community College Men’s Basketball Greyhounds improved their early season record to 3-0 with three wins in three nights to start the year. After opening at home with a 126-49 victory over the Culver Stockton JV’s, the Greyhounds hit the road for two games in the West Plains College Holiday Inn Express Classic. Opening the classic vs. Labette College (Kansas), MACC opened up an 21-3 lead after 6 minutes of the contest and proceeded to expand the margin to 46-17 at the half. After increasing the lead to 55-20 in the opening minutes of the second half, the Greyhounds coasted to a convincing 86-55 victory. They were lead in scoring by 6’5” sophomore forward Mike Anderson with 19 points and 16 rebounds while freshman guard Evan Singletary added 18 points coming off the bench. 6’4” sophomore wing Zeke Williams contributed 11 points to the winning cause as Moberly hit 11 three pointers for the game.
In the second game of the classic vs. Angelina College, Moberly fell behind 23-15 early before rallying for a 44-40 halftime lead vs. the Texas squad. The Greyhounds had leads between 8 and 15 points for the remainder of the game before ending with an 88-74 victory. Leading the scoring for Moberly was Mike Anderson again as he added 26 points and 12 boards while 6’10” freshman post Kevin Jordan contributed 14 points, 11 rebounds and 3 blocked shots.
Sophomore wing Zeke Williams added 16 points and sophomore point guard Trent Washington scored 11 points on three made treys. The Greyhounds will return to action on Wednesday, November 7 as they host the Hannibal LaGrange University JV’s with game time being at 7:00 PM at the MACC Activity Center. They will also be at home in a big early season contest as they will entertain Wabash Valley College on Sunday, Nov. 11 with the game starting at 3:00 PM.