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  2015-2016     Previous season  

MIAA Ranking
 1. NW Missouri St. (3) 18-1 
 2. Central Mo. 13-6 
 3. Nebraska-Kearney 12-7 
 4. Missouri So. 11-8 
 5. Ft.Hays State 11-8 
 6. Washburn 11-8 
 7. Cent.Oklahoma 11-8 
 8. Lindenwood 10-9 
 9. Lincoln, MO 9-10 
 10. Emporia St. 9-10 
 11. SW Baptist 8-11 
 12. Northeastern St. 4-15 
 13. Missouri Western 3-16 
 14. Pittsburg St. 3-16 

MIAA Women 2016-2017
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Justin Pitts - MIAA Player of the Year (Photo: NW Missouri St.)

Points Per Game
 Anthony VIRDURE
  Avg: 23
 1. Virdure, Lincoln,.23.0 
 2. Davis, Ft.Hays .21.3 
 3. Pitts, NW Misso.20.0 
 4. Smith, Lincoln, MO19.8 
 5. Lansman, Nebraska.19.4 
 6. Carr, Missouri So.18.2 
 7. Reaves, Central .17.0 
 8. Diekvoss, Linde.15.3 
 9. Cratit, Missouri So.14.8 
 10. Clark, Missouri So.14.3 
Rebounds Per Game
  Avg: 11.3
 1. Skeens, Washburn11.3 
 2. Lansman, Nebraska.8.3 
 3. Brown, Missouri.7.9 
 4. Byford, Cent.Okl.7.2 
 5. Dobbs, Lindenwood7.0 
 6. Gillum, Ft.Hays .6.9 
 7. Lawrence, Central .6.7 
 8. Hammond, Cent.Okl.6.6 
 9. Ndow, NW Misso.6.2 
 10. Smith, Ft.Hays .6.2 
Assists Per Game
  Missouri So.
  Avg: 5.1
 1. Carr, Missouri So.5.1 
 2. Pitts, NW Misso.5.0 
 3. Trent, Nebraska.4.7 
 4. Hall, Emporia St.4.0 
 5. Virdure, Lincoln,.3.7 
 6. Kinnamon, Ft.Hays .3.5 
 7. Emmanuel, Missouri.3.5 
 8. Skeens, Washburn3.2 
 9. Smith, Washburn3.1 
 10. Clearman, Missouri.3.0 
Steals Per Game
 Jaylon SMITH
  Lincoln, MO
  Avg: 2
 1. Smith, Lincoln, MO2.0 
 2. Lewis, Lincoln, MO1.8 
 3. Carr, Missouri So.1.7 
 4. Evans, Missouri.1.5 
 5. Reaves, Central .1.5 
 6. Trent, Nebraska.1.5 
 7. Johnson, Cent.Okl.1.5 
 8. Virdure, Lincoln,.1.4 
 9. Richardson, Central .1.4 
 10. Triggs, Lindenwood1.4 
Blocks Per Game
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Skeens, Washburn3.3 
 2. Lansman, Nebraska.1.8 
 3. Hammond, Cent.Okl.1.6 
 4. Broadnax, Northeas.1.4 
 5. Brinker, Pittsbur.1.4 
 6. Lawrence, Central .1.2 
 7. Smith, Ft.Hays .1.2 
 8. Byford, Cent.Okl.1.1 
 9. Frisbie, Missouri So.1.1 
 10. Werth, Ft.Hays .1.1 


Northwest Missouri State University 2016-17
Ben McCollum Ben McCollum McCollum
Chris-Ebou Ndow
Justin Pitts
Brett Dougherty
Zach Schneider
Anthony Woods
# Name CM (INCH) Pos Bo NAT
23  Ndow Chris-Ebou 198 (6'6'') F 93 Norway
1  Pitts Justin 175 (5'9'') PG 0 USA
32  Dougherty Brett 201 (6'7'') F 0 USA
33  Schneider Zach 201 (6'7'') F 0 USA
20  Woods Anthony 188 (6'2'') G 0 USA
21  Kurth Xavier 188 (6'2'') G 0 USA
30  Mosby D'Vante 196 (6'5'') F 0 USA
34  Starzl Dray 203 (6'8'') F 0 USA
3  Graham Grant 183 (6'0'') PG 0 USA
5  Finley Kirk 190 (6'3'') G 0 USA
45  Dougherty Tyler 198 (6'6'') F 0 USA
 Hawkins Ryan 201 (6'7'') F 0 USA
 Laing Daric 188 (6'2'') G 0 USA
 Welty Ryan 201 (6'7'') F 0 USA
Head Coach: Ben McCollum
Coach Assistant: Austin Meyer
Coach Assistant: Andy Peterson


Top seeded Northwest Missouri hit eight three-pointers and led the majority game as they defeated second seeded Central Missouri 69-61 to claim their second straight and sixth overall MIAA title.
The Bearcats shot .466 from the field and pulled down 31 total rebounds on the way to the title.
For the Bearcats Justin Pitts (5'9''-PG) was named the Tournament's Most Outstanding Player scoring 26 points to lead all scorers. Ryan Welty (6'7''-F) came just one point shy of a double-double scoring nine points and pulling down a game high 10 rebounds.
For the Mules Spencer Reaves led the way with 15 points and Kyle Wolf (6'6''-G/F) added 12 points in the effort. Marquiez Lawrence was just shy of a double-double as well scoring 11 points and pulling down nine board.

Notes: Justin Pitts becomes the first player to be named to an All-Tournament team three straight seasons and the only player to be named the Most Outstanding Player more than once.
Justin Pitts set a new tournament career scoring record besting that of Ron Nunnelly who had 181 points over nine games from 1982-85. Pitts has now scored 190 points over his career in the MIAA Tournament.
This is the sixth overall MIAA Championship for the Bearcats the 17th that has been won by the Tournament #1 seed.

Courtesy of The MIAA

MIAA Tournament Final: Northwest Missouri - Central Missouri 69-61
MIAA Tournament Semifinals:
Northwest Missouri - Missouri Southern 67-63
Central Missouri - Nebraska Kearney 75-57

All-MIAA Awards 2017 - Mar 6, 2017

All-MIAA 1st Team 2017
Justin Pitts
Rob Davis
Anthony Virdure
Brady Skeens
Trey Lansman

All-Tournament MVP: Justin Pitts (5'9''-PG) of NW Missouri St.
Player of the Year: Justin Pitts (5'9''-PG) of NW Missouri St.
Defensive Player of the Year: Brady Skeens (6'7''-F) of Washburn
Freshman of the Year: Elyjah Clark (6'3''-G) of Missouri So.
Coach of the Year: Ben McCollum of NW Missouri St.

1st Team
PG: Justin Pitts (5'9''-PG) of NW Missouri St.
PG: Rob Davis (5'11''-PG) of Ft.Hays State
PG: Anthony Virdure (6'0''-PG-94) of Lincoln, MO
F: Brady Skeens (6'7''-F) of Washburn
F: Trey Lansman (6'7''-F) of Nebraska-Kearney

2nd Team
G: Spencer Reaves (6'3''-G) of Central Mo.
PG: CJ Carr (5'8''-PG) of Missouri So.
F: Zach Schneider (6'7''-F) of NW Missouri St.
F: Chandler Diekvoss (6'7''-F) of Lindenwood
F: Corbin Byford (6'6''-F-92) of Cent.Oklahoma

3rd Team
G: Jaylon Smith (6'4''-G-95) of Lincoln, MO
F: Chris-Ebou Ndow (6'6''-F-93) of NW Missouri St.
PG: Brandon Hall (5'11''-PG) of Emporia St.
G/F: Kyle Wolf (6'6''-G/F) of Central Mo.
F: Logan Hovey (6'6''-F) of SW Baptist

Honorable Mention
Marquiez Lawrence (6'8''-F-95) of Central Mo.
Jacob Hammond (6'10''-PF-95) of Cent.Oklahoma
Josh Holliday (5'8''-PG-96) of Cent.Oklahoma
Josh Pedersen (6'7''-F) of Emporia St.
JaQuan Smith (6'9''-F) of Ft.Hays State
Hadley Gillum (6'5''-F) of Ft.Hays State
Jackson Price (5'11''-PG) of Lindenwood
Elyjah Clark (6'3''-G) of Missouri So.
JJ Cratit (6'4''-G) of Missouri So.
Lawrence Brown (6'6''-F-93) of Missouri So.
Cole Clearman (6'0''-G) of Missouri Western
Yashua Trent (6'1''-G) of Nebraska-Kearney
Isaiah McKay (6'2''-G) of Nebraska-Kearney
Ty Danielson (6'3''-G) of Nebraska-Kearney
Montre' Williams (5'10''-PG) of Northeastern St.
Anthony Woods (6'2''-G) of NW Missouri St.
D'Vante Mosby (6'5''-F) of NW Missouri St.
Javion Blake (6'3''-G) of Washburn
Brian Patterson (6'8''-F) of SW Baptist

All-Defensive Team
F: Brady Skeens (6'7''-F) of Washburn
F: Marquiez Lawrence (6'8''-F-95) of Central Mo.
F: JaQuan Smith (6'9''-F) of Ft.Hays State
PG: Bakari Triggs (5'9''-PG) of Lindenwood
F: Chris-Ebou Ndow (6'6''-F-93) of NW Missouri St.

All-Tournament Team
PG: CJ Carr (5'8''-PG) of Missouri So.
G: Spencer Reaves (6'3''-G) of Central Mo.
F: D'Vante Mosby (6'5''-F) of NW Missouri St.
F: Chris-Ebou Ndow (6'6''-F-93) of NW Missouri St.
PG: Justin Pitts (5'9''-PG) of NW Missouri St.


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