Redskins Can’t Keep Up with Hot Shooting Great Bend
Brock Kappelmann - February 8, 2020 8:00 am
Basketball is a make or miss sport. That was evident Friday night in the Big House as the visiting Great Bend Panthers made 51 percent of their shots and were 11-23 from three point range in beating Liberal 59-45. Liberal falls to 2-4 in the Big House this season.
The Panthers led 10-5 and 13-8 after one. Great Bend led 22-12 and led 22-18 at halftime. Great Bend led 36-26 and led 36-30 before a 39-30 lead after three. GBHS led 41-30 and led 43-32. The Panthers led 46-32 and 50-35.
Lee Hatcher scored 18 and Hunter Hatcher had 13. They combined to shoot all six of Liberal’s free throws. The Panthers out rebounded the Redskins 25-18. The Redskins shot 35 percent from the field which is near their season average. LHS was 7-25 from three point range. Liberal only committed six turnovers and Great Bend had nine.
Liberal is 7-8 overall and 2-3 in the WAC. Great Bend is 11-4 and 3-1 in the WAC. The Panthers win for the third consecutive time in the Big House. Liberal plays at Guymon Tuesday night at 8 on 1270 and kscbnews.net.