CMU Basketball Mavericks Head To the Playoffs
The CMU Maverick Basketball Teams ended their regular season play Saturday night at Brownson Arena on the Colorado Mesa University campus in Grand Junction. The regular season ended in usual fashion for the women’s team, and on a downfall for the men’s team.It was a fantastic season for the #4 nationally ranked Lady Mavericks as they swept both games this weekend this finish 25-1 overall and 21-1 in RMAC play winning the RMAC championship. The Women won Friday night against Adams State in lowest total points scored game of the season 56 to 38. It was the second game in which they won with only 56 points, the other was against University of Colorado at Colorado Springs where the final score was 56-55, which was also their closest victory of the season. The single loss came on February 2nd, when Colorado Christian University upset CMU in Lakewood, CO winning 77-73, ruining the Lady Maverick’s perfect season. The Lady Mavs were perfect at home this season, winning all 13 games, and won 10 of 11 games on the road. The women won both games played on a neutral court. The RMAC Women’s Shootout Tournament starts Tuesday, March 5th at 7:00 p.m.with the women hosting #8 seed Regis University at home in Brownson Arena. The Ladies are looking to be heading to the NCAA division II regional’s starting March 15th, and then on to the National Championship rounds starting March 26th in San Antonio, TX.
The Maverick men’s team lost both games this weekend making them the #5 seed in the RMAC Shootout and starting them on the road at #4 seeded CSU-Pueblo on Tuesday, March 5th also at 7:00 p.m. A win either night could have given them the #4 seed and started them at home for the RMAC shootout. However the men fell to Adams State 75-68 on Friday night, and lost the final regular season game against #17 ranked Fort Lewis 69 to 59 at home on Saturday Night. The Maverick Men ended the season with a 17-9 record over all, and 14-8 in RMAC Conference standings. The men only dropped 3 home games this year, and split the road games at six wins and six losses. They also won the one game played on neutral turf.
We will be covering all of the details of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Shootouts. We need to support both Colorado Maverick basketball teams throughout the playoffs at home and on the road. If you cannot make it to the home games, or the game is on the road and you cannot make the trip in person, listen to the games on the Home Loan Mavericks Sports Radio Network on KEXO1230 or online at kexo1230.com.
Both games are scheduled for 7:00 on Tuesday. The men’s game will be broadcast on AM 1230 KEXO and on line at www.kexo1230.com. The women’s game can be hear on 95.1 FM and on line at www.95rockfm.com. You can also pick up the games on your smart phones and tablets using the RadioPup app which you can download FREE in the App Store or the Google Play store.
Good Luck to both the Lady Mavs and the Men Mavericks as they head off into the playoffs and to the championship games!