No. 15 East Texas Baptist 80, University vs University of the Ozarks 56
Records: University of the Ozarks (11-10, 7-5 ASC), East Texas Baptist University (18-2, 10-2 ASC)
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019
Marshall, Texas | Ornelas Gymnasium
The nationally-ranked East Texas Baptist University Tigers (No. 15) cruised past the Eagles 80-56 Thursday night in American Southwest Conference action. The Tigers had a strong first and fourth quarter to earn the win. The Tigers held a 28-15 lead after the first quarter. The Eagles played within striking distance in the second quarter, but never took the lead. The Eagles fought back and pulled within 49-37 in the third quarter on a Savannah Kate Smith shot, but the Tigers outscored the Eagles 26-16 in the final quarter. Diamond Goodwyn led the Eagles with 13 points. The Eagles hit just two shots from the three-point line, while East Texas Baptist made ten.
Scoring - Diamond Goodwyn (13)
Rebounding - Delanei Stephens (6)
Assists - Hailey Ostrander (4)
The Tigers jumped out to a 28-15 first quarter lead and then outscored the Eagles 26-16 in the fourth quarter.
Diamond Goodwyn has scored in double figures in back-to-back games, the first time this season she has accomplished that feat.
Hailey Ostrander, Kamryn McKinney, Savannah Kate Smith, Hannah Weatherford, Delanei Stephens
The Eagles will travel to Longview, Texas, to take on LeTourneau University February 2.