roadrunner basketball

Fort Lewis tops MSU Denver in RMAC Semifinals

Fort Lewis tops MSU Denver in RMAC Semifinals

MSU Denver’s shot at the RMAC Championship was short lived after the 89-78 loss to the No. 8 Fort Lewis Skyhawks March 4 in Durango. MSU Denver had four seniors play in their final game as a Roadrunner putting an end to their career and the season. One of the seniors who made an instant impact is guard Eric Rayer. He […]

Metro in RMAC semifinals

Metro in RMAC semifinals

The Roadrunners were out for revenge against UC-Colorado Springs in the RMAC quarterfinals March 1. After dropping the final regular season game to UCCS just days before, Metro finished on top this time with the 82-77 win propelling them to the semifinals at Fort Lewis March 4. Entering the game, the Roadrunners were the No. […]

Runners’ five-game winning streak snapped in Pueblo

Runners’ five-game winning streak snapped in Pueblo

Metro men’s basketball split on the road, first running away with the 87-80 win against Western State Feb. 5 and a 90-83 loss to CSU-Pueblo the following night. After the weekend, Metro is 14-9 overall, 12-5 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. Against Western State, four Roadrunners scored in double digits including junior forward/center Andre […]

Roadrunners win first in OH, drop second to Thunderwolves

Roadrunners win first in OH, drop second to Thunderwolves

Women’s basketball defeated Western State 77-72 in a thrilling overtime clash Feb. 5 on the road. In overtime, after both teams traded baskets, sophomore guard J’Nae Squires-Horton made a 3-pointer taking the 67-64 lead. Metro would not relinquish its lead earning their 10th win of the season. Sophomore forward Emily Hartegan earned a double-double scoring […]

Lady Runners outshoot Western New Mexico

Lady Runners outshoot Western New Mexico

The Roadrunners were aggressive on both ends of the floor as Metro dominated Western New Mexico 99-56 at the Auraria Event Center Jan. 30. Metro got off to a quick start with a 23-3 run in the first three minutes. Led by sophomore guard J’Nae Squires-Horton, she notched eight points and two steals during that […]

Metro dominates one-win Mustangs

Metro dominates one-win Mustangs

The final score was a big indicator of one of the conference’s best and worst. Metro (13-8, 11-4 Rocky Mountain) hit triple digits, scoring their highest game of the season in the 100-60 win over Western New Mexico (1-19, 1-14 RMAC) Jan. 30 at the Auraria Event Center. Senior forward DeShawn Phenix earned Player of […]

Metro men’s basketball denies SD Mines comeback

Metro men’s basketball denies SD Mines comeback

The Roadrunners have been at their best when the games are close and put in high pressure situations. In games decided by four points or less, Metro is 4-1 on the season including the 71-70 win over South Dakota School of Mines Jan. 23 in Rapid City. Even when the Hardrockers scored 10 points in […]

Metro women fall to top-ranked Colorado Mines

Metro women fall to top-ranked Colorado Mines

Women’s basketball suffered a 61-54 loss to Colorado School of Mines at the Auraria Event Center on Jan. 16. Metro drops to 7-10 overall and 5-6 in the RMAC while the Orediggers continue to go undefeated in conference play at (13-2, 11-0 RMAC). A scary moment happened with 5:25 left in the second quarter as […]

Orediggers outlast furious comeback

Orediggers outlast furious comeback

After coming off a four point win against Colorado Christian University the previous night, Metro was defeated by rival Colorado School of Mines at the Auraria Event Center Jan 16. With only 15 seconds remaining in the game, the Roadrunners pulled to within two points after Mines’ guard Luke Schroepfer turned the ball over on […]

Roadrunners dominate Griffins in 20-point win

Roadrunners dominate Griffins in 20-point win

Since dropping the last two games against conference opponents, four Roadrunners scored in double digits in the 62-42 rout over Westminster at the Auraria Event Center Jan. 9. “It shows how much growth we’ve had in the past few games,” junior guard/forward Luisa Tago said. “It was really good to bounce back. We got a […]