2018-2019 Men's Basketball News

  • Grizzlies split 1st road games after winter break
    January 15, 2019
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team went 1-1 in its first road trip following the winter break.
  • Several games rescheduled following winter storm
    January 14, 2019
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. – This past weekend’s winter storm has resulted in several changes to the home schedule for the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team.
  • January 12, 2019 Game Postponed
    January 12, 2019
    Grizzly Game Postponed
  • Rebounding, free throws cost Grizzlies at Hirsch Feed & Farm Supply Classic
    January 08, 2019
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team knew it would have to turn in top notch performances to upset the two nationally-ranked teams it faced this past weekend in the Hirsch Feed & Farm Supply New Year’s Classic at the West Plains Civic Center.
  • Grizzlies to face nationally-ranked opponents in Hirsch Feed & Farm Supply Classic
    January 03, 2019
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team will face a couple of well-established, nationally-ranked opponents when they host the Hirsch Feed & Farm Supply New Year’s Classic tournament Friday and Saturday at the West Plains Civic Center.
  • Grizzlies take 11-4 record into winter break
    December 17, 2018
    Memphis, Tenn. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team entered its annual winter break with an 11-4 record following Friday night’s 82-79 win over Southwest Tennessee Community College in Memphis.
  • Grizzlies defeat Tennessee Prep
    December 13, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team finished its home schedule for the fall semester Tuesday night with a 85-69 win over Tennessee Preparatory Academy at the West Plains Civic Center.
  • Saturday's Grizzly Basketball game postponed until Tuesday
    December 07, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – Due to predicted inclement weather this weekend, the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball program has rescheduled its annual Grizzly Toy Toss game.
  • Grizzlies defeat Sunrise Christian Academy in overtime
    December 06, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – For the third time this season, the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team played an overtime game. For the second time this season, the Grizzlies won. Tuesday evening, the Grizzlies defeated Sunrise Christian Academy from Bel Aire, Kansas, 94-90 at the West Plains Civic Center arena.
  • Grizzlies split their games at Iowa tournament
    December 03, 2018
    OTTUMWA, Iowa – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team split its games at the Reed Overhead Door Classic at Ottumwa, Iowa. The 16th-ranked Grizzlies defeated Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg, Illinois, 102-73, Friday, but fell to No. 3 College of Southern Idaho (CSI), Twin Falls, 118-91. 
  • Grizzlies pick up road win in Mississippi, will face No. 3 Sat.
    November 27, 2018
    Senatobia, Miss. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team added another road win to its season record Monday night. The Grizzlies defeated the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers 96-77 in Senatobia, Mississippi. The win ups the Grizzlies’ record to 7-3.
  • Grizzlies now 6-3 with wins at Thanksgiving tournament
    November 26, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team will take a 6-3 record into tonight’s game against Northwest Mississippi Community College in Senatobia after picking up two wins this past weekend at the Mega Motorsports Thanksgiving Classic.
  • Defensive struggles cost the Grizzlies on the road
    November 19, 2018
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. –The 16th-ranked Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzlies knew they had their work cut out for them this past weekend.
  • Grizzly Henri Langton signs with Tulane
    November 19, 2018
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball player Henri Langton has signed a national letter of intent to join the Tulane University Green Wave in fall 2019.
  • Grizzlies win overtime thriller against Three Rivers
    November 14, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – Anytime the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzlies and Three Rivers College Raiders meet on the basketball court, fans know it’s going to be a battle. And Tuesday night’s installment of this historic Region 16 rivalry didn’t disappoint. In a battle that came down to the last seconds of overtime, the 16th-ranked Grizzlies held off the Raiders 112-110 at the West Plains Civic Center arena.
  • Grizzlies post 2-1 record during first road trip
    November 08, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team posted a 2-1 record in its first road trip of the season.
  • Grizzlies start season with solid win over Nation Wide Academy
    November 02, 2018
    The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team started the 2018-19 season on a positive note Thursday evening, Nov. 1, with a 90-72 win over Nation Wide Academy at the West Plains Civic Center.
  • Grizzlies will start basketball season as No. 16 team in nation
    October 31, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzlies will open the 2018-19 season as the No. 16 team in the nation. That’s the ranking officials with the NJCAA gave the defending Region 16 champion in this week’s preseason poll.
  • Popp 'cautiously optimistic' about upcoming Grizzly Basketball season
    October 23, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – Chris Popp says he’s “cautiously optimistic” about his Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team and its prospects for the upcoming season. The defending NJCAA Region 16 champions boast one of their deepest and most talented rosters in years, but they’ll be playing one of the toughest schedules in program history during the 2018-19 campaign.
  • 'Moonlight Madness' will kick off Grizzly Basketball season Monday
    September 25, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – Area fans of Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball can take their first look at this year’s team and meet the players at the annual Moonlight Madness scrimmage Monday, Oct. 1, at the West Plains Civic Center.
  • 'Extremely talented' recruits join 2018-19 Grizzly Basketball team
    September 13, 2018
    West Plains, Mo. – Ask Chris Popp to describe this year’s crop of recruits for the Grizzly Basketball team at Missouri State University-West Plains, and the first words you’ll probably hear are “extremely talented.”