UPSET IN THE RANKINGS – In NCAA Division Two a Top 25 team got knocked off. The MISSOURI WESTERN STATE GRIFFONS traveled to face the number 22 FORT HAYS STATE TIGERS. The Griffons were chasing the Tigers 3-0 in the 1st Quarter but by Halftime held a commanding 21-3 lead. From there Missouri Western State coasted to a 28-17 victory.
NUMBER TWELVE TAKES A FALL – Down in the NJCAA the 18th ranked JONES COUNTY COLLEGE BOBCATS welcomed the number 12 team in the nation – the HINDS COLLEGE EAGLES. The Bobcats put the Eagles on Upset Alert by the Half with a 14-7 edge. In the 2nd Half Jones County shut out Hinds College while adding 17 more points of their own. The Bobcats won it 31-7.
NCAA DIVISION TWO
BLUE OVER GOLD – The URBANA UNIVERSITY BLUE KNIGHTS took on the visiting UNIVERSITY OF CHARLESTON GOLDEN EAGLES. A 13-7 1st Quarter lead for the Golden Eagles turned into a 20-14 advantage by the midpoint of the game. After the break the Blue Knights went on top 28-20 in the 3rd Quarter. That wound up being the final score as well after a scoreless 4th Quarter.
SEVENTY – The (20) UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI MULES took it on the road against the NORTHEASTERN STATE RIVERHAWKS last night. The Mules dominated on both sides of the ball, converting a 21-7 1st Quarter lead into a 56-7 Halftime score on their way to a SEVENTY to SEVEN blowout win.