Missouri S&T picked up a pair of victories as the men and women beat Lindenwood University at Belleville. The women won their game 75-59, while the men won 77-59.

Missouri S&T picked up a pair of victories as the men and women beat Lindenwood University at Belleville. The women won their game 75-59, while the men won 77-59.

Women

The Lady Miners took a 15-10 lead after the first period of the game. The Miners shot just 36 percent in the quarter from the field and added three free throws into the mix. Lindenwood shot just 4-15 in the first and made just one of two free throws.

S&T outscored the Linx 19-15 in a much closer second period. The Lady Miners led 34-25 going into halftime.

Rolla was just under 30 percent from the field going into halftime and was 32 percent at halftime from the 3-point line. They were near 60 percent from the charity stripe. Lindenwood stayed at 35 percent from the field, going 14 for 40 in the first half. The Linx only had three shots go in from behind the 3-point line.

S&T paced ahead of the Linx 23-16 in the third period and led 57-41 going into the final quarter. The Linx were 6-16 from the field while S&T shot 71 percent in the period, including three shots from deep. The Lady Miners and Linx both scored 18 points in the final period and S&T improved to 2-2 on the season.

The Lady Miners scoring leader was Maddie Raley with 19 points, Mykala Baylor was just behind her with 18 points and Alex Kerr added 11 in the win.

Ashlen Mikan led her team with 15 points for the Linx while Melea Lovelace and Brianna Mueller both scored 12 in the game. Kundra Morgan made 10 points.

The next game for the Lady Miners will be against Avila at 1 p.m., on Saturday.

Men

The men's contest was very similar to the women. The Miners were coming off a 64-66 overtime loss to Missouri Western on Sunday.

The Miners led 33-22 going into halftime and both teams were balanced well. The Miners shot 33 percent in the first half by hitting nine of their 27 shots. The Linx percentage was a little better with their 8-22 shooting as they were at 37 percent. Both teams struggled from the 3-point line in the half.

Missouri S&T edged out the team from Belleville 44-37 in the second half that was a much faster-paced contest. The Miners were 16 for 38 shooting for 42 percent while Lindenwood was 40 percent, but only made 14 shots.

CJ Hedgepeth was the leading scorer for the Miners with 18 points in the win. Mitch Fairless scored 14 while Dulan Scott added 12 points. Nathan Elmer scored 11 points for S&T.

The Linx were led by Reagan Snider who scored 17, while Brenden Gillman added 14 points in the loss.

The Miners are 1-2 on the year after the win and will host Avila around 3 p.m., on Saturday in Rolla.