Men's Basketball Team Falls In Illinois Tournament

Kelvin Knight made the All-Tournament Team in the Webster University Classic.

Illinois College Tournament
Dominican 74, University of the Ozarks 63
Records: University of the Ozarks (1-1), Dominican (1-0)
Friday, Nov. 17, 2017
Jacksonville, Ill. | Sherman Gymnasium

Dominican built a double digit lead at the midway point of the season half and then kept the lead the rest of the way to hand Ozarks a 74-63 loss in the Illinois College Tournament Friday night. Dominican was especially effective from the free throw line in the game, hitting 18-of-19 (94%) attempts. Neither team established a large lead in the first half, but Dominican did go into halftime time leading 39-33. Ozarks and Dominican would both hit 34 percent from the field in the second half, but the difference came at the free throw line where Dominican hit all 12 attempts.

Scoring - Bryson Johnson, Dylan Gray, Kelvin Knight (12)
Rebounding - Skyler Barnes (13)
Assists - Bryson Johnson (5)

Dominican hit 18-of-19 (94%) free throws to seal the game. They made all 12 attempts in the second half. Ozarks hit just 4-of-26 (15%) from the three-point line in the game.

Skyler Barnes pulled down 13 rebounds, the most of his career.
Kelvin Knight came off the bench to score 12 points.

Dylan Gray, Skyler Barnes, Cory Wilhelm, Bryson Johnson, Joey Hall

The Eagles will continue play in the Illinois College Tournament Saturday taking on Principia College.