Truman men’s basketball goes even over winter break

Truman State University’s men’s basketball team went 3-3 over winter break, most recently losing to Bellarmine University. The team currently sits at 8-8 overall, 3-3 in the GLVC.

The Bulldogs started the break strong against Grand Valley State University 82-78, ending the Lakers’ on-the-road win streak. Building off the momentum on this win, Truman went on to beat Graceland University 83-65, which sent them into the new year with an overall record of 7-5.

Play resumed for the men’s basketball team Jan. 3 when they faced off against Lewis University, bringing home another victory at 75-66. Since this win, Truman has yet to have a victory and has fallen to three GLVC teams in the past two weeks. The first loss happened at University of Indianapolis, 83-79.

From there, the Bulldogs travelled to Evansville, Indiana, to play against the Screaming Eagles at the University of Southern Indiana, which resulted in a 80-65 loss.

Bellarmine, currently ranked No. 1 in the GLVC, dominated on the court Jan. 12, with Truman falling 70-51.

The ’Dogs will try to redeem themselves tonight at 7:30 p.m. as they return to Pershing Arena and play against the University of Missouri-St. Louis.