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Tue Nov 28
8:00 PM
at Hendrix
Thu Nov 30
7:30 PM
at Dallas
Sat Dec 02
4:00 PM
Tue Dec 05
2:00 PM
at McMurry
Thu Dec 14
7:30 PM
Mary Hardin-Baylor
Sun Dec 17
4:00 PM
Concordia (Tex.)
Mon Dec 18
6:30 PM
at Little Rock
Fri Dec 29
6:00 PM
at Oglethorpe
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Tournament
Sat Dec 30
at TBA
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Tournament @ Oglethorpe University Tournament
Thu Jan 04
7:30 PM
at Sul Ross St.
Sat Jan 06
4:00 PM
at Howard Payne
Thu Jan 11
7:30 PM
Sat Jan 13
4:00 PM
Louisiana Col.
Sat Jan 20
4:00 PM
at Texas-Dallas
Mon Jan 22
7:30 PM
at Hardin-Simmons
Thu Jan 25
7:30 PM
at LeTourneau
Sat Jan 27
4:00 PM
at East Tex. Baptist
Thu Feb 01
7:30 PM
East Tex. Baptist
Sat Feb 03
4:00 PM
Mon Feb 05
7:30 PM
at Texas-Tyler
Thu Feb 08
7:30 PM
Senior Day
Thu Feb 15
7:30 PM
at Louisiana Col.
Sat Feb 17
4:00 PM
at Belhaven
Thu Feb 22
at TBA
ASC Championship Tournament
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Mon Dec 05
Concordia (Tex.) L, 123-107
Thu Dec 15
at Howard Payne L, 88-76
Sat Dec 17
at Sul Ross St. L, 99-64
Thu Dec 29
at Southwestern Adventist W, 88-80
St. Thomas Classic
Sat Dec 31
at St. Thomas (TX) L, 92-76
Thu Jan 05
Hardin-Simmons L, 135-95
Sat Jan 07
McMurry L, 109-104
Mon Jan 09
Baptist Bible (Mo.) W, 109-35
Thu Jan 12
at LeTourneau L, 92-69
Sat Jan 14
at Texas-Tyler L, 89-67
Thu Jan 19
Louisiana Col. L, 110-106
Sat Jan 21
East Tex. Baptist L, 92-77
Wed Jan 25
Haskell W, 79-74
Sat Jan 28
Belhaven L, 96-90
Mon Jan 30
Texas-Dallas L, 87-56
Thu Feb 02
at Belhaven L, 71-64
Thu Feb 09
at East Tex. Baptist L, 114-85
Sat Feb 11
at Louisiana Col. L, 90-85
Thu Feb 16
Texas-Tyler W, 94-87
Sat Feb 18
LeTourneau L, 98-78
Sun Nov 12
at Central Ark. L, 99-51
Wed Nov 15
Hendrix W, 68-67
Fri Nov 17
vs. Dominican (Ill.) L, 74-63
@ Sherman Gymnasium (Jacksonville, Ill.)
Sat Nov 18
Final - OT
vs. Principia W, 94-90
@ Sherman Gymnasium (Jacksonville, Ill.) Illinois College Tournament
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November 18, 2017 Men's Basketball Team Clinches Overtime Game Jacksonville, Ill.-A pair of missed free throws by Principia with two seconds remaining in regulation allowed the Eagles to extend the game and then grind out a 94-90 victory in the Illinois College Tournament. The Eagles trailed the majority of the overtime before Dylan Gray hit the go-ahead bucket with 1:04 remaining to secure the game. Ozarks held a 38-34 halftime lead behind a 53 percent shooting effort from the floor. The game went back-and-forth in the second half with Ozarks hitting 50 percent from the field and Principia hitting 66 percent. Skyler Barnes would drill four three-pointers in the second half. Ozarks hit 14-of-28 from the three-point line in the game, with four starters making at least two. Barnes made 5-of-6 from beyond the arc, while Dylan Gray nailed 4-of-6 in the contest.
November 17, 2017 Men's Basketball Team Falls In Illinois Tournament Jacksonville, Ill.-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.
November 15, 2017 Men's Basketball Opens With Thrilling Win Clarksville, Ark.-In front of one of the loudest and largest crowds in recent Mabee Gym games, the Eagles pulled out a thrilling 68-67 win over Hendrix College to open the regular season behind a pair of clutch plays late in the contest. Leading by one point, Cory Wilhelm blocked the final Hendrix shot with less than four seconds remaining to secure the game for Ozarks. Prior to the block, Reno Dupor hit a pair of clutch free throw to put Ozarks up 68-67 at the nine second mark. Ozarks trailed 67-60 with three minutes left before storming back into the game. Dupor hit a key three-pointer with two minutes left to ignite the rally. Neither team would score over the next minute. Wilhelm sent the crowd into a frenzy when he completed a three-point play withwith 47 seconds remaining. The Eagles then held the Warriors scoreless in the final three minutes of the game. Ozarks pulled down 45 rebounds in the game to hold a 45-34 advantage. Dylan Gray posted a double-double to open the season.
November 12, 2017 NCAA I UCA Uses Second Half Surge To Drop Eagles Conway, Ark.-The Eagles hung tough with the NCAA I Bears through the first half, but UCA outscored Ozarks 57-19 in the second half to earn the win. Ozarks trailed 42-32 at the half behind Dylan Gray's 10 points. The Bears' defense limited Ozarks to 4-of-28 (14%) from the field in the second half. The Bears would hit 55 percent in the second half to pull away from the Eagles. No other player for Ozarks reached double figures in scoring. Tim Turpin recorded a team-best seven rebounds. Clay Conley hit two three-pointers for the Eagles. The Bears earned their first win of the season, while the game counted as an exhibition for Ozarks.
November 10, 2017 2017-2018 Men's Basketball Preview Clarksville, Ark.-The University of the Ozarks men's basketball team is getting a near complete overhaul for the 2017-2018 season. The Eagles are under the direction of new head coach Travis Carruthers, who was an assistant coach and player in the American Southwest Conference. The high-scoring Eagles averaged 85 points per game a year ago, but gave up 92. Senior forward Dylan Gray is the backbone of the Eagles as he is the only returning starter. The 6-foot-4 Gray averaged 14 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. He finished 13th among ASC players in three-pointers made, hitting 52. The versatile Gray posted a double-double nine different times. Skyler Barnes, Clay Conley and Konner Johnston add to the guard rotation, while big men Cory Wilhelm and Kelvin Knight patrol the paint.
October 25, 2017 Fall 2017 Eagle Insider Magazine Released Clarksville, Ark.-The Fall 2017 University of the Ozarks Eagle Insider magazine has been released by the Sports Information Office.

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