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Mount Mercy University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Grand View tops Mount Mercy women

DES MOINES - The miseries continued for the Mount Mercy women's  basketball team Thursday night.

The Mustangs lost to Grand View, 67-52, in a Heart of America  Conference game in Des Moines.

Mount Mercy fell to 4-16 overall and 1-14 in the conference. The  Mustangs have a 2-37 record in the Heart of America the past two  seasons, including a 1-23 mark last year.

Sandra Mia led the Mustangs with 16 points.

Mackenzie Roberts poured in 26 points off the bench for Grand View  (15-7, 11-5).



Mount Mercy trimmed by Clarke, 94-90

A frustrating season for the Mount Mercy men's basketball team  continued Monday night at the Hennessey Recreation Center.

The Mustangs lost to Clarke, 94-90, in a Heart of America Conference  game to drop another tight affair.

The setback left Mount Mercy at 9-11 overall and 4-10 in the  conference. Clarke raised its records to 15-6 overall and 11-4 in the  league.

RoyShawn Webb hit five 3-pointers and finished with 26 points, six  assists and six rebounds for Mount Mercy. Street McIlravy also made  five 3-pointers and scored 23 points. Bailey Basala added 17 points  and Dennis McKinney had 16.

Keith Johnson popped in 27 points for Clarke and Darius Lasley notched 23.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 January 2020 06:04



Mount Mercy men fall in OT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The Mount Mercy men's basketball team lost to  Evangel, 91-89, in overtime Saturday in a Heart of America Conference  game in Springfield.

Streeter McIlravy popped in six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 27  points for the Mustangs (9-10, 4-9). Bailey Basala finished with a  double-double with 23 points and 11 rebounds. RoyShawn Webb  contributed 19 points, seven assists and six rebounds.

Evangel raised its records to 12-8 overall and 8-6 in the conference.

The Mount Mercy women's basketball team lost to Evangel in the first  game of the doubleheader, 77-44. The Mustangs trailed 18-3 after the  first quarter.



Mustangs trimmed by No. 3 Statesmen

The Mount Mercy Mustangs gave third-ranked William Penn a good battle  Monday night before falling, 93-89, in a Heart of America Conference  game at the Hennessey Recreation Center.

The Mustangs pumped in 20 3-pointers to give themselves a chance  at pulling a major upset, including a triple by Royshawn Webb that  pulled the home team within 92-89 with 45 seconds left, but the rally  ended there.

Bailey Basala and Streeter McIlravy both canned five 3-pointers and  scored 19 points for Mount Mercy (9-9, 4-8). Webb finished with 17  points, 11 rebounds, three assists, two blocks and one steal. Davion  Watson scored 15 points for the Mustangs. Dennis McKinney chipped in  with 11 points and six assists.

Kevin Blaylock provided 19 points and 10 rebounds for William Penn,  which is enjoying a terrific season at 17-1 overall and 11-1 in the  conference. Five Statesmen scored in double figures, matching the  Mustangs.

William Penn topped Mount Mercy on the backboards, 52-36.



Mount Mercy women pinned by Penn

The Mount Mercy women's basketball team lost to William Penn, 78-53,  in a Heart of America Conference game at the Hennessey Recreation  Center Monday night.

The Mustangs fell to 4-13 overall and 1-11 in the league. William Penn  raised its records to 13-4 overall and 9-3 in the league.

Sandra Mia scored 22 points for Mount Mercy and Brianna Thomas chipped  in with 12.

Kate Ylitalo popped in five 3-pointers and scored 23 points for William Penn.



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