Truman Wins the GLVC Tournament-Bulldogs are a 2 Seed

For the second time this season, the Truman State men edged 16th ranked Missouri-St. Louis by a point. Leading 53-52, the Bulldogs had to dodge one last bullet….

Brad Boyer had the call on Superstation KRES and It was a matchup of the co-regular season champions of the GLVC. In a game that saw nine ties and 12 lead changes, the Bulldogs went to the Player of the Year to erase a late 52-48 deficit….

Brodric Thomas finished with a game-high 25 points and 10 rebounds and was named the Tournament MVP….

Thomas scored 80 points in the three tournament victories. Cade McKnight was also named to the all-tournament team. Coach Jeff Horner discussed how his team was able to grind out the win….

Conference regular season and tournament championships were not enough for Truman to get to host the NCAA Midwest Regional. Indianapolis, who was the top team in the region going into the tournament, was named the top seed despite a semifinal loss to the Bulldogs in the conference tournament Saturday night. The ‘Dogs are the number two seed and will take a 23-8 record into a first round contest with Ferris State, Michigan on Saturday afternoon at 2:30. We will have the game on KRES.
In the other first round NCAA Midwest Regional games, top seed UIndy will play Walsh, three seed UMSL will face Southern Indiana, and Michigan Tech and Bellarmine will meet in the 4-5 game.

Brodric Thomas Full Postgame…

Jeff Horner Full Postgame….

Cade McKnight Full Postgame….