No. 2 Bearcats beat Ichabods in battle of MIAA unbeatens

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MARYVILLE, Missouri – The No. 2-ranked Northwest Missouri State University men’s basketball team won a battle of MIAA unbeatens with an 83-75 triumph over the Washburn Ichabods in Bearcat Arena on Saturday.

Northwest ran the nation’s longest win streak to 16 behind 26 points from Joey Witthus and 24 points from Trevor Hudgins. Washburn falls to 11-3 overall and 4-1 in MIAA action. Northwest is 6-0 in MIAA play.

Ryan Hawkins collected his seventh double-double of the season with 17 points and 12 rebounds.

Northwest will be in action next Saturday at Missouri Western. Tip is set for 7:30 p.m. in St. Joseph, Missouri.

— Northwest Athletics —