Tahlequah Daily Press


October 16, 2013

Inside the MIAA

A weekly look inside the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association.

Conference standings

Team    Conf. Ovr

W-L    W-L    PF    PA

Emporia St.    6-0    6-0    291    127

Washburn    6-0    6-0    290    80

Mo. Western    5-0    6-0    289    106

NW Mo. St.    5-0    6-0    287    91

Pittsburg St.    5-0    6-0    287    116

Mo. Southern    4-1    5-1    227    134

Lindenwood    2-3    3-3    137    193

Central Mo.    1-4    2-4    173    157

Fort Hays St.    1-4    2-4    130    232

SW Baptist    1-4    1-5    147    274

Neb. Kearney    1-4    1-5    116    213

Lincoln    0-5    1-5    138    286

Central Okla.    0-6    0-6    159    334

Northeastern St.  0-6    0-6    69    249

Week 6

Missouri Western 54, Northeastern State 10

Northwest Missouri State 72, Central Oklahoma 10

Pittsburg State 31, Central Missouri 21

Fort Hays State 31, Lindenwood 17

Emporia State 63, Southwest Baptist 17

Central Arkansas 31, Nebraska Kearney 0

Washburn 58, Lincoln 7

Missouri Southern 45, S.D. School of Mines 20

Week 7


Fort Valley State at Washburn, 6 p.m.


Lincoln at Nebraska Kearney, 1 p.m.

Central Missouri at Central Oklahoma, 1 p.m.

Emporia State at Lindenwood, 1:30 p.m.

Southwest Baptist at Fort Hays State, 2 p.m.

Eastern New Mexico at Northeastern State, 2 p.m.

Pittsburg State vs. Northwest Missouri State, 3 p.m. in Kansas City

Missouri Western at Missouri Southern, 6 p.m.

Week 6 recaps

- Missouri Western 54, Northeastern State 10: NSU tied the game at 7 on Terrance Dixon’s 25-yard run with 11:29 left in the first quarter. Then the floodgates opened and the Griffons scored four touchdowns before the end of the first period.

- Northwest Missouri State 72, Central Oklahoma 10: The Bearcats sprinted out to a 28-0 lead through 15 minutes of action. Northwest Missouri State racked up 687 yards of total offense, including 246 yards through the air by quarterback Trevor Adams, who completed 18 of 21 passes while also tossing three touchdowns.

- Pittsburg State 31, Central Missouri 21: Conner Combs caught a 1-yard touchdown pass from Anthony Abenoja with six seconds left in the second quarter and the Gorillas went ahead 21-14 and would never trail from that point on. Central Missouri got to within seven early in the fourth quarter, but that’s as close as it would get. Abenoja passed for 290 yards and Pittsburg State wide receiver John Brown caught 12 passes for 199 yards and two touchdowns.

- Fort Hays State 31, Lindenwood 17: The Tigers led 24-0 at halftime only to see Lindenwood get within 24-17 with 14:24 left in the game. Fort Hays State had a pair of 100-yard rushers in Andre Smith (138 yards and one touchdown on 26 carries) and Treveon Albert (125 yards on 19 carries).

- Emporia State 63, Southwest Baptist 17: After racing out to a 28-0 lead, the Hornets coasted to an easy win. Emporia State amassed an eye-popping 747 yards of total offense, including quarterback Brent Wilson who had 385 yards and three touchdowns while completing 19 of 25 passes. Ray Ray Davis was the recipient of seven of Wilson’s passes for 166 yards and two scores.

- Central Arkansas 31, Nebraska Kearney 0: The Lopers were limited to 169 yards of total offense against the Division I opponent. Both teams combined for 17 punts.

- Washburn 58, Lincoln 7: The Ichabods scored the first 51 points of the game, highlighted by three touchdown runs by Vershon Moore.

- Missouri Southern 45, S.D. School of Mines 20: Michael Nelson had 103 yards and one touchdown on the ground to lead the Lions’ ground attack, which totaled 430 yards on 62 carries. Nelson set the tone with his 76-yard touchdown run only 42 seconds into the contest.

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