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HUTCHINSON, KS - The NJCAA's top-ranked team coming into the tournament was eliminated Thursday afternoon when Lamar State - Port Arthur upset Missouri State - West Plains 69-62 at the Hutchinson Sports Arena. Poor shooting and 25 turnovers were the demise of the Grizzlies.

LSC-PA also won the battle of the boards, out-rebounding MSUWP 40-31. Vonn Jones led the Seahawks with 19 rebounds, five rebounds and four assits. Darrion Booker came off the bench to score 17in the second half and also had nine rebounds.

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Lamar University women’s basketball team saw its hopes of a postseason title come to an end with a 91-65 loss to Arkansas in the first round of the WNIT on Thursday.

Lamar (25-8) couldn’t overcome a cold shooting touch in the first half. The Lady Cardinals were just 9-of-33 (27.3 percent) from the floor in the first half, including going just 2-of-13 (15.4 percent) from 3-point range as Arkansas (20-11 )raced out to a 43-22 lead at intermission.

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Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 221-689 (.320)
Best Bets: 30-69 (.434)
Longshots: 35-94 (.372)
Top 3 picks in the $: .525

Morning Line (track odds)
Winners: 206-689 (.298)
Best Bets: 81-186 (.435)
Longshots: 25-80 (.303)
Top 3 picks in the $: .506

Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 204-689 (.296)
Best Bets: 8-28 (.285)
Longshots: 18-46 (.391)
Top 3 picks in the $: .517

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Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 220-679 (.324)
Best Bets: 30-68 (.441)
Longshots: 35-93 (.376)
Top 3 picks in the $: .526

Morning Line (track odds)
Winners: 206-679 (.303)
Best Bets: 81-181 (.447)
Longshots: 24-79 (.303)
Top 3 picks in the $: .506

Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 203-679 (.298)
Best Bets: 8-28 (.285)
Longshots: 18-46 (.391)
Top 3 picks in the $: .517

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Lamar University athletic director Larry Tidwell announced that Steve Roccaforte will not be retained as head men's basketball coach at a press conference held Monday afternoon at the Montange Center.

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