Griffons fall in MIAA Quarterfinals against top-seed Fort Hays State

The Missouri Western women's basketball team lost its MIAA Tournament quarterfinals matchup against Fort Hays State Thursday night, 71-58.

Posted: Mar 7, 2019 8:29 PM
Updated: Mar 7, 2019 8:31 PM

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.)— The Missouri Western women's basketball team lost its MIAA Tournament quarterfinals matchup against Fort Hays State Thursday night, 71-58.

The Griffons had the game within four points, 52-48, with just under five minutes to play, but the No. 1 seeded Tigers went on a 10-0 run to put the game out of reach.

Missouri Western was led by Brittany Atkins with 24 points. 

The Griffons finish the season 14-16. 

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