KWWR Sports Report 1/26

The Mexico Bulldogs Boys and Girls Basketball Teams will be at home tonight (Tuesday) for a North Central Conference Battle against the Moberly Spartans.

The Lady Bulldogs come into the game after finishing second in the Macon Tournament last week with a 10-3 record.

The Moberly Girls have a record of 6-8.

Tip-off is scheduled for 6:30.

The Mexico Boys will then take center stage after the girls game and try to avenge their only loss of the season against Moberly.

The Mexico boys finished in third place of the Macon Tournament last week, while the Moberly Spartans defeated Mexico in the tournament and went on to take 2nd place.

The 12th ranked Missouri Tigers Men’s Basketball Team will continue their road swing tonight (Tuesday) at Auburn.

Mizzou is coming off a statement victory on Saturday after upending the 6th ranked Tennessee Volunteers 73-64 on the road.

The Tigers have now won five games away from home.

Tip-off tonight is at 8.

Mizzou Men’s Basketball redshirt senior Dru Smith is the SEC Player of the week.

The announcement was made yesterday (Monday) by the league office.

It is the 2nd SEC Player of the Week honor of the season for Smith.

He finished the last week averaging 17 points, 2.5 assists and 4 boards while committing just 2 total turnovers.

History was made in the NBA last night (Monday) by a Missouri woman.

Natalie Sago, born in St. Louis and raised in Farmington, is part of the first 3-person NBA officiating crew to feature 2 women.

Sago played basketball in Farmington in High School and then softball at Jefferson College and Drury University.

Sago is in her third year as an NBA referee.