Truman Women Outlast Maryville in OT-Men Complete the Sweep

The Truman women outlasted Maryville in overtime and the Bulldog men completed the sweep to take one more step toward a regular season conference championship.

Katie Jaseckas had a career-high game with 29 points, 19 rebounds and four blocks in the Bulldogs’ 84-83 victory over Maryville. And, she provided the game-winner….

Brad Boyer with the call on Superstation KRES and Coach Theo Dean talked about the monster game from his junior post….

Dean’s Bulldogs dug out of an 11 point hole early in the second half. Hannah Belanger scored 23 points and three Truman players had at least 10 rebounds. The Bulldog women have the second best record in the Great Lakes Valley Conference at 15-4, bump up to 3rd in the point rating standings, and improve to 19-7 overall. Maryville lost despite 32 points each from Mary Barton and Jayda Jansen. The Saints dip to 10-9 in the GLVC and 15-11 overall.

In the men’s game, Truman’s bench produced 41 points in a 94-63 victory over Maryville. Freshman Dylan Peeters had season-bests with 13 points and 12 rebounds, Luke Terhark chipped in 11 and Mark Rogers added 10. In Jeff Horner’s absence due to illness, assistant and acting head coach Austin McBeth loved the bench production….

Cade McKnight led all scorers with 18. Leading by three in the first half, the Bulldogs went into the locker room on a 14-2 run….

The Truman men are tied with Missouri-St. Louis for the top mark in the GLVC at 15-4 with one game left and remain second in the point rating standings. The ‘Dogs are 19-8 overall. If the Bulldogs can beat Missouri S&T on Saturday, it will be their first regular season conference championship in 41 years. You can hear the doubleheader Saturday on KRES starting at 12:45.

Postgame with Theo Dean…

Postgame with Austin McBeth…