KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Northwest Missouri State got 26 points and 17 rebounds from Kyla Roehrig as the top-seeded Bearcats won their third MIAA Tournament title in program history with a 79-63 victory against Emporia State Sunday afternoon at Municipal Auditorium.

Northwest scored 12 more points in the paint than Emporia State, and had twice as many second-chance points and points off of turnovers in the victory. Northwest now awaits its seeding in the South Central regional beginning next weekend.