No. 7 men’s basketball remains undefeated

McElroy (photo by Ryan Thorpe)

Brennan McElroy (photo by Ryan Thorpe)

UPDATE: The Greyhounds have risen to No. 5 in the latest poll – read story.

The UIndy men’s basketball team kicked off 2015 this weekend with a pair of home wins to continue its undefeated season.

Now at 11-0 (3-0 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference), the Greyhounds are ranked No. 7 nationally in NCAA Division II.

Head Coach Stan Gouard‘s squad knocked off No. 19 Drury 74-57 on Friday, with scoring led by senior Joe Lawson‘s 23 points. Then came a 98-74 win over Missouri S&T on Sunday. Six Hounds were in double figures, including senior Brennan McElroy with 15 points, 12 rebounds, five assists, four blocks and a steal. Lawson again led scoring with 19 points, followed by junior Jordan Loyd with 17.

The Hounds will travel Thursday to William Jewell College. Tipoff is at 8:30 p.m., and you can follow the action live on UIndy’s WICR-88.7 FM/HD. See more news, photos and interviews at the Athletics website.

The women’s team (5-6, 2-1 GLVC) also posted a solid victory Sunday, downing Missouri S&T 69-57. Senior guard Kelly Walter finished with her first career double-double on 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Princess German led scoring with 18. Read more about the team here.