WATCH: No. 2 Bearcats dominate Lopers

(Northwest Athletics) – The No. 2-ranked Northwest Missouri State University men's basketball team moved to 18-0 on the season with a 85-57 road victory over the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers on Thursday.

Posted: Jan. 24, 2019 11:20 PM
Updated: Jan. 24, 2019 11:27 PM

KEARNEY, Neb. (Northwest Athletics) – The No. 2-ranked Northwest Missouri State University men's basketball team moved to 18-0 on the season with a 85-57 road victory over the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers on Thursday.

Freshman Diego Bernard stuffed the stat sheet with a pair of career highs in points (21) and rebounds (8). Bernard also added two assists and two steals as Northwest won its ninth consecutive road game.

Senior Joey Witthus tallied a game-high 23 points on 7-of-9 field goals. Witthus also went 7-of-8 from the free throw line.

The Bearcats shot 57.1 percent from the floor. Northwest drained 19-of-30 shots in the opening half and cooled off by making only 13-of-26 field goals in the second half.

Northwest will travel to Fort Hays State on Saturday. Tip is set for 4 p.m. in Hays, Kansas.

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