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Boys Varsity Basketball 2018-2019

The Mustangs start their 2018/2019 season with several warm-up games in November and December, with the season cranking up for good after winter break. The team has 22 games on schedule plus several tournaments, including the annual end-of-season MAUC Tournament at Union College. The Mustangs finished up their season with a 59-53 win over  Christ Prep in the GPAC league tournament - congrats to the champs!

Let's hear it for the Mustangs!

Season stats (updated after each game):

Season record: 19-3
Biggest victory margin: 49
Best defensive effort: 19
Most points scored:  80
Fewest points scored: 39
Closest game: 3

GPAC Champions!

Congrats to our Guys Varsity for their championship win Monday night in the GPAC Tournament. The Mustangs finished up a successful 19-3 season with a hard-fought 59-53 win over Christ Prep to claim the tournament title.

Midland got out to a 13-point lead in the third quarter thanks to several critical three-pointers, then held on to finish the victory in style. More than 100 Midland fans filled "our" half of the gym, and the chants of MAA! MAA! rang throughout the game.

Junior Michael Henry was named the tournament MVP, and took the time to put on his Midland Basketball shirt for pictures - way to wear the Mustang!

Bus Schedule

Bus schedule for AWAY games can be found here.

Coach Biographies 

Kurtis Cowan, Head Coach: Coach K returns for year number eight as Men’s Varsity Basketball Coach. His goal is to stress the importance of kindness, respect, diligence, and perseverance. As these traits are portrayed on the basketball court, he hopes that the students do not just become good athletes, but that they become men. If these traits can be characterized in the midst of a competitive atmosphere, they will carry over into real life. Coach K is excited about the new season and looks forward to working with each player. Off the court, Dr. Cowan practices as a Physical Therapist in the Kansas City area.

Matt Atkinson, Assistant Coach: Coach Atkinson's bio is in progress...

Team Roster

# Name Position Class
2 Gabby Corea PG Junior
3 Tryndon Finnegan G, F Freshman
4 Blake Nelson   Freshman
12 Jaden Gibson SF Sophomore
15 Joey Ikner III SG, SF Sophomore
32 Naden Norwood F, PF, C Senior
31 Bomy Kilanko F Senior
34 Dylan Hircock PG Sophomore
35 Michael Henry SF, RF Junior
45 Justin Olwolabi F Sophomore
  Kurtis Cowan Head Coach  
  Matt Atkinson Asst. Coach MAA alum 2014
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