Belanger And Truman Extend Streak Over Quincy-Bad First Half Costs The Bulldog Men As The Hawks Move Into 1st In The GLVC

One Truman team continued a winning streak against rival Quincy. Hannah Belanger scored 24 points to lead the Bulldogs to a 68-56 victory….

Brad Boyer with the call on Superstation KRES and Belanger moved past Shelby County native Amy Eagan for 4th place on the Bulldogs’ career scoring ladder with 1,549 points. Truman led by five at halftime and extended the advantage with a 22-14 3rd quarter. Coach Theo Dean liked the focus….

The Bulldogs hit eight more three-pointers than Quincy. Gracie Stugart, the conference’s leader in assist-to-turnover ratio, had a career-high 10 assists and just two turnovers. Maddie Niemeier returned to the lineup, after missing nine games, and had a career-high nine rebounds. It was Truman’s 11th straight win over Quincy. The Bulldogs improve to 9-5 overall and 5-1 in the GLVC. The Hawks drop to 5-8 and 1-4 in the conference.

The Quincy men used a big first half to end a nine-game losing streak to Truman in an 85-74 victory. The Hawks led 51-28 at halftime and pushed the lead to 26 on a triple to start the second half. The Bulldogs outscored Quincy 46-34 but Jeff Horner’s squad had dug too deep a hole….

Malik Hardmon pumped in 29 points for Quincy. The Hawks moved into a tie for first place in the GLVC with UMSL at 4-1, after the 4th ranked Tritons lost for the first time this season at Rockhurst. Truman was led by Xavier Hall with 12. CE Talton of Monroe City scored a season-high 10. The Bulldogs drop to 6-8 and 1-5 in the league.

Both Truman teams are off for a week before hosting William Jewell next Thursday. You can hear postgame interviews with the Truman coaches with this story at

postgame with Theo Dean….

postgame with Jeff Horner….