Republic has won six of its last seven games, including a COC-opening win at Neosho Tuesday. Coach Tim Brown discusses some of the reasons for the Tigers’ recent success, and we look ahead to the Tigers’ next opponent, Carl Junction. Tap here to download the audio directly.
Drew McMillin exploded for a career-high 31 points and Republic overcame an early deficit to beat Neosho on the road 61-48. The Tigers fell behind 5-0, but responded with a 14-2 run to close out the first quarter, and they never trailed the rest of the way. In the second
Republic held Neosho without a field goal for the first five minutes of the game, and that was just a sign of things to come for the Lady Tigers. Republic hurried and harassed Neosho all night in a dominating 63-27 victory on the road to start Central Ozark Conference play.
The lead changed hands 11 times in the second half during a battle of girls basketball powerhouses in Republic Thursday night. And the last time it happened, the Lady Tigers stepped up to make sure it didn’t happen again. Republic used a 9-0 run in the fourth quarter to get