Winning Wednesday for Wartburg

Wednesday night in women’s college basketball the Wartburg Knights crushed the Coe Kohawks 80-53. The 13th ranked Knights scored 29 points off Coe turnovers.

Wednesday night in men’s basketball Wartburg edged Coe 76-72 behind Keagan John’s 19 points. Wartburg is now 6-0 in American Rivers Conference action.

Wartburg star cornerback, receiver and returner JoJo McNair has declared for the NFL Draft. The draft begins April 28th. Cecil Shorts of Mount Union was the highest Division-III player drafted in modern history when he was selected 114th overall in 2011. There are currently 53 Division-II and III players in the NFL.