Northwest moved to 5-0 on the season with an 86-78 non-conference win over Washburn. The game was played at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City as part of the MIAA Men’s Basketball Challlenge. Justin Pitts led the Bearcats with 22 points and 9 assists. Chris Ebou-Ndow scored 19, Ryan Welty added 15 and Joey Wittus pumped in 13.
Other scores from the MIAA Challenge:
Central Missouri 72, East Central 58
Pitt State 88, Newman (KS) 69