By GERARD WELLBROCK
HAYS, Kan. – Fort Hays State hit eight of their first nine shots including four 3-pointers to build an early lead and cruised to an 87-62 win over McPherson College Saturday afternoon at Gross Coliseum. The Tigers (10-3) used a pair of 11-2 first half runs to build a 30-point halftime lead as they win their 10th game before January for the first time since the 2010-11 season.
Mark Johnson Postgame Interview
Brady Werth Postgame Interview
FHSU shot 67-percent in the first half and 54-percent for the game including 11-of-25 from 3-point range.
Brady Werth led four Tigers in double-figures with 18 points. Hadley Gillum added 17 points along with a team-high six rebounds and five assists. Trey O’Neil and Marcus Cooper both hit 3-of-4 from 3-point range and scored 11 points each.