UMSL Tritons weekly roundup for Jan. 17-Jan. 23

UMSL Tritons senior Troy Long's floating jumper with 9.7 seconds left to play helped propel the men's basketball team over William Jewell College in a one-point game.

Each week, the Department of Athletics at the University of Missouri–St. Louis compiles a roundup of how the various UMSL Tritons teams have fared. Click on the headings below for an up-to-date look at each Tritons team.

UMSL picked up a pair of wins last weekend at home, defeating William Jewell College (Liberty, Mo.) 69-68 on Thursday before posting a 70-58 victory over Rockhurst University (Kansas City, Mo.) on Saturday. The Tritons garnered the one-point victory over the Cardinals courtesy of a floating jumper in the paint from senior Troy Long with 9.7 seconds to play. Long finished with 20 points, while junior Joshua McCoy led the Tritons with 18 points, eight rebounds and four assists in the win over Rockhurst. The Tritons now stand at 13-4 overall and remain atop the Great Lakes Valley Conference West Division standings with an 8-1 league record.

The UMSL women’s basketball team bounced back from a 59-43 Thursday night setback to William Jewell College by posting a 45-43 victory over Rockhurst University on Saturday. Senior Caitlyn Moody netted two free throws with 3.2 seconds to play to break the tie and give the Tritons the win. UMSL is now 7-10 overall, including 2-7 in the GLVC.


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