Senior Caitlyn Moody averaged 14.5 points per game to pace the Tritons. UMSL is now 9-14 overall. The Triton women donned pink uniforms as part of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Play 4Kay event to spread awareness about breast cancer. (Photo by Danny Reise)

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.

MEN’S BASKETBALL
UMSL played back-to-back overtime games last week, coming out on top in an 82-71 defeat of Drury University (Springfield, Mo.) on Saturday after an 83-79 setback to Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla, Mo.) on Thursday. The loss to the Miners was the first home loss for the Tritons, while the win over the Panthers gave UMSL a program-best 11th Great Lakes Valley Conference victory. Senior Troy Long averaged 26.0 points per game to lead the Tritons. UMSL now stands at 16-7 overall, including 11-4 in the GLVC with a one-game lead in the West Division over Quincy (Ill.) University and the University of Illinois-Springfield, who are tied for second. The Tritons will face both of those teams this week.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
The UMSL women’s basketball team lost both of its games last week, falling to Missouri University of Science and Technology, 67-55, on Thursday night before a 79-65 setback to Drury University on Saturday. Senior Caitlyn Moody averaged 14.5 points per game to pace the Tritons. UMSL is now 9-14 overall, including 4-11 in the GLVC.

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