Taking advantage of UNK’s cold shooting from long range, the Hillcats ran off with a 78-58 victory Thursday night at the UNK Health and Sports Center.
The Lopers forced 25 turnovers and had 22 assists on 30 made baskets.
Senior outside hitter Emersen Cyza and senior middle blocker Bailee Sterling have been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association Division II All-American team.
With the victory over St. Mary, the Lopers finish their early nonconference schedule with a 7-1 record and defense has been a major reason.
UNK women led 26-3 by the end of the first quarter and Graceland never cut the margin to fewer than 19 points as the Lopers improved to 6-1 with a 77-48 win Wednesday.
Chadron State drains five straight 3-pointers to pull away in the second half for win over Lopers.
UNK quarterback TJ Davis is one of 48 NCAA Division II athletes nominated for the Harlon Hill Trophy as the Division II College Football Player of the Year.
The 23rd-ranked Lopers received one of 10 at-large bids to the national meet slated for Dec. 2 in University Place, Washington.
The meet is one of the largest tournaments in the country with more than 600 wrestlers from Canada, Kentucky and all points in between.
UNK swimmers set four school records, have qw other performances among the best in school history.
The 15th-ranked men scored 72 points to trail only eighth-ranked Missouri Southern (70). The finish guarantees the Lopers a trip to the national meet for a second straight fall.
To beat the Orediggers, the Lopers (4-1) had to do it without leading scorers Elisa Backes and Shiloh McCool who were saddled with foul trouble all night.
Loper turnovers and Wildcat experience fueled Wayne State's late rally in a 77-67 win over UNK.
WAYNE — Concordia-St. Paul rallied from a 16-9 deficit in the fourth set to beat the University of Nebraska at Kearney in the first round of the NCAA Division II Tournament.
UNK leads nearly from start to finish while extending dominance over Chadron State.
After trailing 42-38 at the half to Haskell Indian Nations, the University of Nebraska at Kearney knew it had to fix things in the second half.
UNK (28-5) is ranked 13th nationally while CSP (26-5), ranked third nationally, has won nine national championships in the last 19 years.
UNK quarterback TJ Davis becomes the third player since 1996 to repeat as the MIAA Offensive Player of the Year.
No. 1-ranked UNK wrestlers overcome 10-0 deficit to win season-opening dual with Chadron State
KEARNEY — When Southwest Minnesota went on an 18-0 run in the first quarter, the University of Nebraska at Kearney women’s basketball team fell back on its heels.
Minnesota-Dulth, returning the majority of its roster from a squad that won 26 games, needed to rally past a Loper squad that was again hot from behind the arc.
Damien Cearns rusheds for 170 yards and TJ Davis runs for 103 as UNK turns 7-0 halftime lead into blowout.
Ichabods claim MIAA's automatic berth to NCAA Volleyball Tournament; Lopers await likely at-large berth.
After cold start, UNK women's basketball team claims 69-49 win over Minnesota-Crookston.
Lopers come back from first set loss to beat Pittsburg State in the MIAA Tournament semifinals.
KEARNEY — Playoff dreams have faded into oblivion, but the University of Nebraska at Kearney football team still has a chance to play beyond today’s regular-season finale in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
UNK men's basketball team scores 90 points but comes up short.
Emersen Cyza, repeat first-team All-MIAA volleyball pick, joined by three other Lopers plus two honorable mentions.