Abilene, Texas—The OPSU men's basketball team (4-14, 0-7 HC) met up with a
tough McMurry University team (11-4) Thursday night in Abilene, losing 83-57
to the War Hawks.
Krys Randolph led OPSU's scoring with 23 points, followed by Bill Lee with
12 points. Lee also had five rebounds and Tavien Rosemond blocked three
McMurry shots. The War Hawks profited from 23 Aggie turnovers with 29 points
and also put in 44 points in the paint compared to only 12 for OPSU.
The men meet up with St. Edward's in Austin on Saturday afternoon, a team
that is 12-10 and 1-4 in Heartland Conference play. The men tip off about 4
p.m., following the women's game, and live stats will be available
The men continue play on the road as they travel south to Edinburg to play
the University of Texas-Pan American, an NCAA D-I school on Tuesday, Jan.
29. Live stats will be available at www.utpabroncs.com/ by choosing the
men's basketball link. Live video is also available from UTPA for a fee.bilene, Texas-Poor shooting continues to plague the Aggies (4-13, 1-4 HC)
as they lost to the women War Hawks of McMurry University (7-10 overall)
Thursday night in Abilene.
For the entire game, the Aggies shot only 27.5 percent in the two-point
range, 16.7 percent from outside, plus gave McMurry 36 chances at the
charity line, which added 26 points to their total score.
The OPSU women kept it close through the first half, trading the lead back
and forth and even enjoyed a slim lead for about five minutes that started
when Morgan Rickwartz hit a three-point shot. With about six minutes left in
the half, McMurry tied the score at 18 and went on to lead the Aggies by
eight at the half. In the second period, the War Hawks continued to increase
their lead and won the game 68-41.
Rickwartz scored 16 points, the only Aggie player in double digits, and she
also brought down five rebounds. Whitley Coca put in five points and had six