Four Cougars Named to NABC Honors Court

Columbia, Mo. - The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced today the 2016-17 NABC Honors Court recognizing men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts that these men possess off the court and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom.
In order to be named to the Honors Court, an athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria. Students must be a junior or senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or above at the conclusion of the 2016-17 academic year and have played for their institution for at least one full year. They must also play for an NABC member coach.
For their efforts in the classroom, Jesse Brown, Nathan Biggs, Jackson Dubinski, and Nic Reynolds were all recognized as members of the NABC Honors Court. This is the second straight season that Jesse Brown and Nathan Biggs have been recognized.



 The NAIA has announced the 2016-2017 Scholar Team honorees.  To be eligible for this honor, varsity teams must have a minimum grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  The team grade-point average includes all eligible varsity student-athletes.


Missouri Valley College teams receiving the scholar team honor;

Women’s Basketball

Men’s Soccer

Men’s Tennis

Men’s Volleyball


Women’s Soccer

Women’s Tennis

Women’s Volleyball


The women’s basketball program led all teams with a GPA of 3.49, followed by the women’s volleyball team which earned a 3.39 GPA.

Since 2006, 60 Missouri Valley College varsity athletic teams have earned the NAIA Scholar Team award.


Fall Classic Tickets Now On Sale

WARRENSBURG, Mo. (July 19, 2017) – Tickets for the Fall Classic at Arrowhead between Central Missouri and Northwest Missouri State, Saturday, September 30, are now on sale to the general public.
Like last year, fans will have the option to sit in the club level (sections 213-235) for $40 or in the lower level (sections 111-128) for $25. Student tickets are also available for $10 (lower level only).
Tickets are available online through the Chiefs by going to and using the promo code "UCM".  Additionally, the UCM Athletic Ticket Office will hold a limited number of lower level and club level tickets. Fans can visit the UCM Multipurpose Building, Room 101 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. while supplies last.
In addition to game day tickets, fans can purchase parking passes in advance. Parking costs $12 per vehicle in advance and $15 at the stadium, while RV and bus parking is $25.