Northwest Changes Thursday and Saturday Basketball Foes

Another basketball schedule change has been announced by Northwest Missouri State University.

According to the announcement today, the Northwest women’s and men’s basketball teams will be changing opponents for this week’s scheduled games against the University of Central Oklahoma and Newman University.

Northwest will play host to Newman Thursday with the women’s game beginning at 5:30 p.m., and the men’s game will follow at approximately 7:30 p.m. The Bearcats will then take on Central Oklahoma Saturday at 1:30 p.m. for the women’s contest, followed by the men’s matchup at approximately 3:30 p.m.

On the original schedule, Northwest would have played Central Oklahoma on Thursday and Newman on Saturday

According to Northwest Director of Athletics Andy Peterson the move was made to help other MIAA schools in their efforts to reschedule other postponed games.