East Texas Baptist University 92, University of the Ozarks 85
Records: University of the Ozarks (6-15, 5-7 ASC), East Texas Baptist University (10-10, 7-5 ASC)
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Marshall, Texas | Ornelas Gymnasium
The Eagles gave up a double-digit lead in the second half as East Texas Baptist avenged a loss from a week ago winning 92-85 Thursday night. Robby Dooley's layup with one second left sent the game into overtime after the Eagles had a 70-56 advantage with 4:52 remaining in the game. In overtime, the Tigers outscored the Eagles 16-9. In its comeback, East Texas Baptist outscored the Eagles 20-6 in the final five minutes of regulation. A pair of Lance Gardner free throws gave the Eagles a three point cushion with 24 seconds left, but the Tigers were able to make one-of-two from the free throw line to bring it to 76-74 with 20 ticks. From there, the Eagles would miss a free throw and give the Tigers the last possession. Lance Gardner had 15 points and seven rebounds to lead the Eagles.
The Tigers outscored the Eagles 16-9 in overtime. The Tigers outscored the Eagles 20-6 in the final five minutes of regulation.
Lance Gardner had 15 points and seven rebounds to lead the Eagles.
Bryson Johnson had 12 points, five assists, six rebounds and four steals.
Bryson Johnson, Ethan Bowman, Darnel Renelique, Kelvin Knight, Skyler Barnes
The Eagles will travel to Longview, Texas, to face LeTourneau University February 2.