The Missouri Southern men’s and women’s basketball teams once again made it to the MIAA Tournament, where the men fell in the semifinals and the women in the quarters.
Senior guard Taévaunn Prince was a unanimous first-team AllMIAA pick, while also earning first-team All-Region and first-team All-American honors. This season, he led Division II in scoring, free throws made and attempted, while ranking fifth in total points, 11th in defensive rebounds, 15th in rebounds per game and 19th in total rebounds. Prince led the MIAA in seven different categories.
Prince finished his career holding the MSSU single-season (26.4) and career record for scoring average (21.4), while also holding the MSSU and MIAA record for free throws made (273). His 1,303 career points are the most ever by a two-year player at the university.
On the women’s side, senior guard Sharese Jones was a first-team All-MIAA pick this year and joined the 1,000-point club on Nov. 24. She finished her career as the fourth-leading scorer in MSSU history with 1,421 points, and was fifth in career rebounds (651), and second in career free throw percentage (.824).