Truman Hosts The Prairie Stars

The Truman men shoot for their 7th straight victory when the Prairie Stars of Illinois-Springfield come to Pershing Arena Thursday night. After a sweep of home games against Maryville and Missouri S&T, Xavier Hall was named the GLVC Player of the Week. Bulldog coach Jeff Horner says he’s one of the best point guards in the conference….

Truman won in Springfield in January 81-77. The Bulldogs are 10-6 in the GLVC, 13-11 overall and 3rd in the conference’s PRS rankings. Illinois-Springfield is tied for 7th in those rankings. Former Bulldog Matt Brock’s team is 9-8 in the league and 16-11 overall.

The UIS women are 5th in the GLVC PRS rankings after winning just four games last season. Truman coach Theo Dean says the Prairie Stars are fast….

UIS is 12-7 in the GLVC and 14-11 overall. The Bulldogs are 3-15 and 6-18 overall. You can hear a broadcast of the doubleheader Thursday night starting with the Truman Tipoff at 5:00. Brad and Hank will have the call.