Truman Hosts McKendree

The Truman women get a rematch with McKendree in doubleheader action at Pershing Arena Thursday night. The Bulldogs were within three before falling to the Bearcats 76-71 Thanksgiving weekend on the road. McKendree has been one of the surprises in the GLVC leading the league much of the season, before dropping a pair of games last week. Coach Theo Dean and the Bulldogs are coming off their second win in conference…

Clare Braden led McKendree in the first matchup with 27 points and went over 1,000 points for her career on Saturday. The Bearcats are 14-5 overall and 10-3 tied for second place. The Bulldogs are 5-13.

This will be the only meeting between the Truman and McKendree men in the regular season. The Bearcats swept the Bulldogs last year including a 90-88 overtime win in Lebanon, Illinois, when Caleb Zurliene scored 33 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked five shots. ‘Dogs coach Jeff Horner says they are aware Zurliene is the GLVC shot block leader….

Milos Vicentic is second in the GLVC in scoring at 22 points per game. The Bearcats are 4-7 in the conference and 10-7 overall. The Bulldogs are 4-6 in the conference and 7-11 overall. Coverage from Pershing Arena will begin with the Truman Tipoff at 5:00. Brad and Hank will have the call.