Mac cagers head to Tabor on Saturday

By Steve Sell
November 17, 2017

McPherson College’s women’s basketball team will find out just how good it really is on Saturday.

The Bulldogs, 1-0 in the KCAC and 5-1 overall, head over to Hillsboro for a 5 p.m. showdown with conference preseason favorite Tabor.

McPherson College outlasted previously undefeated Oklahoma Wesleyan 91-84 on Wednesday behind 23 points by Brooklyn Coe. Tabor was an 83-75 winner over Southwestern to open conference play.

The Bluejays lost their first two games of the season, but since have won three in a row.

In the 7 p.m. men’s game, one of the teams will win their first KCAC game as both lost conference openers on Wednesday.

The Bulldogs were dealt an 82-66 setback by Oklahoma Wesleyan, while Tabor was edged 81-76 by No. 13-ranked Southwestern.

Tabor’s lone win is over Hastings College as it’s 1-4 overall. The Bulldogs also have played Hastings, losing 79-70. They, too, are 1-4.