UMSL Tritons weekly rewind
UMSL posted a 3-0 record last week, including wins in the UMSL Thanksgiving Classic over Missouri Western (74-61) and Central Missouri (84-74). Senior Johnathan Matthews averaged 14.3 points and 2.7 assists over the three games and scored a career-high 26 points in the win over Central Missouri. Sophomore Shane Wissink added 12.7 points and 5.3 assists per game. The Tritons (6-1) begin Great Lakes Valley Conference play this week at home, hosting McKendree on Thursday and Illinois Springfield on Saturday.
UMSL picked up two early week victories, defeating Southwest Baptist 69-67 last Monday on senior Arielle Jackson’s game-winning shot at the buzzer before downing Kentucky State 76-58 on Wednesday. Jackson averaged 20 points, six assists, four rebounds and two steals in the two contests. The Tritons (3-3) begin GLVC play this week at home, hosting McKendree on Thursday and Illinois Springfield on Saturday.
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