Thunder Basketball Head To Conference Tournament
The Midwest Christian College Conference finished up play over the weekend, setting up this coming week match-ups for the Conference Tournament down in Haviland, KS hosted by Barclay College.
Starting off on the women’s side, the Lady Thunder finished up play by hosting Ozark Christian on Saturday. A very fast paced, up and down game but MCC battled all four quarters eventually falling 72-46. The Thunder finished with a 4-17 overall record, 4-8 in conference. Due to a 3-way tie with Calvary University and Central Christian College of the Bible, there was a draw for 4, 5 and 6 place. Manhattan ended up get the 6 seed for this weekend tournament where they will see Barclay College the number 3 seed on Thursday, February 16 at 6:00pm. Guaranteed two games the women will play on Friday; time will depend on if they win or lose.
For the men’s squad, they also hosted Ozark Christian this past Saturday. A night of celebrating five seniors, the Thunder shot lights out all night to pull out a 90-44 win. With this win, MCC finished the season 12-0 in conference giving them their fourth straight Regular Season Conference title. With one more game to play against Southwest Region Spurgeon College, MCC is setting at an 18-8 overall record right now. Heading into this weeks tournament Manhattan Christian has the number 1 seed and will have a bye the first round. They will play Friday, February 17 at 8pm against the winner of (4) Central Christian College of the Bible and (5) Emmaus Bible College.
All games will be livestreamed on the Barclay College YouTube Channel.