Science & Arts 67,
The Lady Warriors missed opportunities in the final seconds spelled a season-opening loss at the Palmer Center.
Down three with 11 seconds left Bacone's Cheyla Vega missed a game-tying 3 but Myriah Hadnot managed to grab the rebound but was fouled with five seconds to go. Hadnot missed the front-end of a one-and-one, grabbed her own rebound but was still unable to get off a 3-point attempt. USAO’s Jordan Cooper fouled the senior forward with one second left giving the Warriors two free attempts, down by three with one second left.
Hadnot knocked in the first free throw and attempted to miss the second free throw but an offensive lane violation was called, negating the second free throw attempt and sealing the loss.
On the night the Lady Warriors hit 31 percent (28 of 90) from the floor but went just 4-for-19 from 3-point range and 5-of-12 from the charity stripe.
Kayla Denton and Tamiya Green led Bacone in scoring with 14 points apiece. Green also grabbed 15 rebounds. Hadnot finished with 13 points and 17 rebounds.
Bacone (0-1) travels to face Oklahoma Wesleyan on Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m.
Southwestern (Kan.) 72,
WINFIELD, Kan. - The Bacone Warriors; two-game win streak was haltedon Tuesday night as they fell in overtime.
Trailing by three the Warriors' Derrick Thomas managed to get off a 3-point attempt with seven seconds that fell short. For the game Bacone hit 38 percent (24-of-63) and went nine-for-23 from three-point range.
Thomas finished with 23, Geo Brewer added 16 while Jeremy McClain and Christian Smith both racked up 12 points apiece.
Bacone (2-5) plays at Oklahoma Wesleyan on Friday at 8 p.m.