The HLGU men’s basketball team is having its most successful season in 20 years.

The HLGU men’s basketball team is having its most successful season in 20 years. The Trojans just beat No. 3 nationally ranked Missouri Baptist University on Saturday to secure the third seed in the NAIA Division I American Midwest Conference (AMC) tournament.

 

HLGU will host Harris-Stowe State University in a postseason quarterfinal matchup on Thursday, Feb., 28 at 7 p.m. at the Mabee Sports Complex of Hannibal-LaGrange University. Tickets are all general admission: $5 for adult, $2 for children 12 and under. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. It’s “red out” night.

 

Other notable individual and team achievements this season for HLGU men’s basketball.

NAIA Division I

·         2nd best Field Goal Percentage Defense (.38)

·         3rd best Lowest Points Allowed per Game (64)

·         3rd best Blocks Per Game (4.89)

·         6th best 3-Pt Percentage Defense (.31)

·         1st in AMC in Points per Game/6th in NAIA – Brady Smith (21.07)

·         1st in AMC in Blocks per Game/4th in NAIA – Tyrone Hueitt Jr. (2.48)