Seneca 63, Monett 51 FINAL
Springfield Central 52, Nevada 50 FINAL
In consolation semifinal action, Seneca knocked off Monett in a 12 point margin in the Carthage Tournament. Nevada falls short to Springfield Central, losing their second straight game by only two points. Seneca will play Springfield Central for the consolation championship Dec. 1 at 1:30. Monett and Nevada will look for their first tournament win in the seventh place game Dec. 1 at 12:00.
Marion C. Early 49, McAuley Catholic 44 FINALHurley 63, Galena 62 FINAL
Out in the Clever Tournament, the Panthers advance to the fifth place with a victory over McAuley Catholic, 49-44. In a nail biter, Hurley inches over Galena 63-62 in the consolation semifinals. Marion C. Early will square off against Hurley in the fifth place game Dec. 1 at 2:30. McAuley Catholic hits the floor Dec. 1 at 1:00 against Galena for the seventh place finish.
Flippin (Ark.) 61, St. Joseph (Ark.) 37 FINAL
Forsyth 75, Bradleyville 57 FINAL
It was an Arkansas duel between Flippin and St. Joseph, and the Bobcats bashed the Bulldogs in the consolation semifinals, 61-37. Forsyth takes home an 18 point win over Bradleyville, 75-57. Flippin (Ark.) and Forsyth face-off for fifth place Dec. 1 at 5:30. St. Joseph (Ark.) will content Bradleyville in the seventh place game Dec. 1 at 4:00.
Kickapoo 72, Reeds Spring 25 FINAL - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS
The Chiefs grab an early lead over Reeds Spring, 21-4 at the end of the first quarter and they continued that offensive drive to a 44-17 halftime score. Reeds Spring failed to get their scoring game under control, as the Wolves lose big to the Poo 72-25 in the first round of the Kickapoo Tournament Thursday night. - CLICK HERE FOR STORY
Hollister 59, New Covenant 43 FINAL
Wheaton 64, Greenwood 34 FINAL
In semifinal action at the Marionville Tournament, Hollister vanquished New Covenant, 59-43. Wheaton rolled over Greenwood with ease in a 30 point win, 64-34. Hollister and Wheaton are headed to the championship in hopes to bring home the gold Dec. 1 at 3:00. New Covenant will meet Greenwood for the bronze Dec. 1 at 1:30.
West Plains 82, Tulsa Central (Okla.) 68 FINAL - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS CLICK HERE FOR STORY
Parkview 63, Wichita (Kan.) 23 FINAL
The Zizzers overcome Tulsa Central (Okla.) in pool play at the Parkview Tournament. Cole Butler led the way for West Plains knocking down 21 points. The Host Vikings jump out early with a large halftime lead over Wichita (Kan.) 45-19, and they kept that momentum allowing the Defenders to only score 4 points in the second half. Pool play will continue when West Plains plays Wichita (Kan.) Nov. 30 at 6:00, and Parkview will face-off against Tulsa Central (Okla.) Nov. 30 at 7:15.
Crane 79, Pierce City 49 FINAL
Joplin Thomas Jefferson vs. Diamond
Crane wins with ease over Pierce City, dropping the Eagles by 30 points in the semifinal game. The Pirates progress to the championship of the Pierce City Tournament Dec. 1 at 7:00.
Rogers (Ark.) 62 Neosho 26 FINAL
Ozark 70, Lebanon 38 FINAL
Rogers (Ark.)'s Zach Jones shoots for a game high of 21 points, rocking Neosho 62-26 in the consolation semifinals. Ozark topples Lebanon by a large margin advancing to the consolation finals, 70-38. Rogers (Ark.) and Ozark will play for fifth place Dec. 1 at 12:30. Both Lebanon and Neosho in hopes of their first tournament victory, hit the floor for seventh place Dec. 1 at 11:00.
Strafford 76, Aurora 51 FINAL
Ash Grove 61, Fair Grove 55 FINAL
In the battle of the groves, Ash Grove heads to the championship after defeating Fair Grove with the Eagle's star Brock Derrick still unable to play. The host Indians cruise to a win over Aurora, 76-51. The battle for gold will be between Strafford and Ash Grove Dec. 1 at 3:30. Aurora will meet Fair Grove for third place Dec. 1 at 2:00.
Thayer Tournament:Neelyville 66, Willow Springs 34 FINAL
Mammoth Springs (Ark.) vs. Salem
Neelyville rocked Willow Springs ending the Bears run in the Thayer Tournament, 66-34. The Tigers hope to carry another win in the consolation finals Dec. 1 at 5:00.
El Dorado Springs vs. Lincoln
Warsaw vs. Cole Camp
Butler vs. Skyline
Knob Noster vs. Lakeland
Willard 44, Fort Scott (Kan.) 31 FINAL
Willard wins their 2nd game of the year in a 13 point victory over Fort Scott (Kan.) at home.
Licking 58, Crocker 28 FINAL
In Regular season action, Licking dominates Crocker 58-28.
Central Methodist 59, Evangel 56 FINAL
Evangel failed to score in the last 3:16 of regulation as Central Methodist defeated the Crusaders 59-56 in the Ashcroft Center Thursday. The game was the Heart of America conference opener for both teams. Zack Kleine’s three-point basketball with 3:16 remaining gave Evangel a 56-53 lead but it would be the Crusaders’ last points of the night.
Marionville 60, Crane 51 FINALAsh Grove 63, Strafford 50 FINAL
Marionville picks up a 60-51 win over Crane in the Ash Grove Tournament semifinals. Ash Grove follows suit, running away with a 63-50 victory over Strafford, and a chance at a first place finish Dec. 1 at 8:00 against the Comets. Crane and Strafford will face-off in the third place game Dec. 1 at 6:30.
Bolivar 61, Aurora 55 FINAL - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS CLICK HERE FOR STORY
Republic 54, Mount Vernon 41 FINAL - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS CLICK HERE FOR STORY
Bolivar vanquished Aurora by a 6 point margin in the consolation championship game Thursday night. Mt. Vernon hit a jumper at the buzzer which closed the Republic lead to 23-22 at half. The Mountaineers couldn't follow through in the last two quarters of play, as Republic holds on in the end to a 54-41 championship title win in the Aurora Tournament.
Gravette (Ark.) 54, Branson 51 FINAL
The Lady Pirates fell short to Gravette (Ark.) in the Bentonville Tournament Thursday night, 54-51. Pool play will continue Nov. 30 at 6:00 when Branson plays Bentonville (Ark.).
Blue Eye Tournament:
Southwest (Washburn) 50, Cassville 33 FINAL
Blue Eye 31, Reeds Spring 19 FINAL
Down in Blue Eye, Southwest dropped Cassville by 17 in the semifinals, 50-33. Host Blue Eye continues their two game tournament win streak as the knock off Reeds Spring in the defensive showdown, 31-19. Southwest (Washburn) and Blue Eye will contest for first place Dec. 1 at 7:30. Cassville and Reeds Spring will brawl for a third place finish Dec. 1 at 6:00.
Carl Junction Tournament:
Carl Junction 52, Monett 13 FINAL
Nevada vs. Liberal
Out in the Carl Junction Tournament, the Lady Bulldogs dominated Monett 52-13 thanks in large to Carl Junction's Brenlee McPherson's 12 point contribution in the opening pool play game. Carl Junction will continue pool play Nov. 30 at 6:00.
Diamond 47, Jasper 32 FINAL
Purdy 43, Lockwood 42 FINAL
Diamond outshine Jasper in their race for the championship, 47-32. Purdy scraped by Lockwood in a one point victory in the Diamond Tournament semifinals. Host Diamond looks to play Purdy in the tournament finals Dec. 1 at 4:30. Jasper and Lockwood will meet Dec. 1 at 3:00 for the third place game.
Greenfield 70, Everton 40 FINALSchool of the Ozarks vs. Golden City
Everton loses big to Greenfield, as the Lady Wildcats offensive play shined in pool play, 70-40. Both Greenfield and Everton will continue game play as results become available to the O-Zone.
Fair Grove Tournament:
West Plains 64, Pleasant Hope 47 FINAL
Fair Grove 60, Marshfield 48 FINAL*
West Plains moves on in the Fair Grove Tournament, snagging a victory over Pleasant Hope in the semifinal round, 64-47. The Fair Grove Lady Eagles soar to a 12 point win, making it to the championship of their own tournament. The Lady Zizzers and Fair Grove will play in the finals Nov. 30 at 8:00. Pleasant Hope will contend for the third place title against Marshfield Nov. 30 at 6:30.
Ozark 72, Fort Smith-Southside (Ark.) 48 FINAL
In the Rogers Tournament, Ozark's Division I recruits Hannah Cook and Haylee Beard shined in their big win over Fort Smith-Southside (Ark.) 72-48. Beard was the game leading scorer with 20 points, and Cook was closely behind with 19. The Lady Tigers move on to play in the semifinals against Rogers (Ark.) Nov. 30 at 7:00.
Willard 62, Fort Scott (Kan.) 58 FINAL 2OT
In a very exciting finish to the Lady Tigers match with Fort Scott (Kan.), Willard comes home with a 62-58 double overtime victory.
Chadwick 69, New Covenant 38 FINAL
The Lady Warriors' fight wasn't enough, as Chadwick wins their first home game of the season.
Sparta 59, Hurley 37 FINAL
Hurley stumbles to a large loss to Sparta, 59-37. Sparta plays in the New Covenant tournament next Dec. 3.
Sullivan 73, Salem 39 FINALMarion C. Early 75, Fordland 54 FINAL
The Lady Eagles soar away with a 34 point victory over Salem.
The Lady Eagles soar away with a 34 point victory over Salem.
Marion C. Early drops Fordland by 21 points Thursday night.
Buffalo vs. Lebanon
Gainesville vs. Mountain Grove
Ava vs. Seymour
Miller vs. Billings
Willow Springs vs. Koshkonong
Mansfield vs. Bradleyville
Columbia Rock Bridge vs. Rolla
Lutie vs. Cabool
Missouri State 73, Oral Roberts 72 FINAL OT
The Lady Bears overcome Oral Roberts in overtime, 73-72. Missouri State's Christiana Shorter led the Lady Bears with 21 points and 9 rebounds. ORU's Kevi Luper set the JQH Arena record with 40 points Thursday night.Evangel 63, Central Methodist 57 FINAL
Evangel forward Sierra McSpadden scored 24 points and guard Emily Akins hit free throws down the stretch and finished with 16 as Evangel handed Central Methodist with their first loss of the season with a 63-57 win Thursday at the Ashcroft Center in the Heart of America conference opening game for both teams.
Arkansas 72, Texas Southern 50 FINAL
The University of Arkansas women’s basketball team returned home to Bud Walton Arena and continued their winning ways, defeating Texas Southern 72-50. Arkansas (6-1) was led by career high performances by senior , who had 12 points, and freshman , who added 11 points.