OBU Men Beat USAO


Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 11:12 am
By: News 9


Tenth-ranked Oklahoma Baptist scored 47 of the game's first 57 points and routed No. 21 USAO, 96-46, in Sooner Athletic Conference men's basketball Tuesday.

Chase Adams opened with a three-pointer as the Bison built an early 9-1 lead. The Drovers cut it to six, but Adams and Cale Jackson hit back-to-back threes for a 17-5 lead.

After a USAO basket, the Bison went on a 24-0 run with 11 points coming from Kameron Price and six each from Marques Anderson and Adams.

The half-ending run gave the Bison a 47-10 halftime lead. OBU shot 57 percent in the first half while holding the Drovers to 10 percent. OBU out-rebounded OBU 33-11 in the first half with Anderson grabbing a dozen in the first 20 minutes.

USAO got the first four points, but an 11-1 Bison run put the end to USAO momentum. The lead peaked at 96-41 late in the game.

Chase Adams led OBU with 25 points, followed by Price with 20, Desmond Griffin with 13, Anderson with 12 and David Johnson with 10.

OBU won the rebound battled 57-33 with 13 coming from Anderson.

Now 17-4 on the season and 5-2 in the SAC, the Bison host Mid-America Christian Saturday at 3 p.m.