Connors State Cowboys exploded midway the first half to take a commanding lead and never look back to rout Western State 82-50 in the quarterfinal round of the NJCAA Region II Tournament at the Noble Complex on the campus of Oklahoma Baptist University.
Connors State Cowboys (24-5) will open NJCAA Region II Basketball Tournament play Wednesday at 6 p.m. against Western State (10-19) at Shawnee, Okla. The tournament will be played at Oklahoma Baptist University.
Connors State had little trouble with visiting Arkansas Baptist Monday night at Melvin Self Field advancing to the quarterfinals of the NJCAA Region II Tournament Thursday with a 61-41 victory in the play-in game.
Cowgirls Shanique Patterson Named to Region II, Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference Second Team, Vicky Duru Honorable Mention
Connors State sophomore post from Hugo, Okla., Shanique Patterson was named to the NJCAA Women’s Region II and Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference second team it was announced Saturday.
Cowboys Open Region II Tournament Play Wednesday Against Winner of Arkansas Baptist and Western State
The NJCAA Region II Men’s Tournament has been released and No. 2 seed Connors State will play the winner of Monday night’s play-in game involving Arkansas Baptist (12-17) and Western State (9-19) on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Shawnee at Oklahoma Baptist University.
Connors State’s Burke Putnam has been named to the first team NJCAA Region II squad and Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference team it was announced Saturday.
In a season finale that was marred by over 30 turnovers, 54 fouls and two ejections on Sophomore Night, the Connors State Cowboys held off visiting Seminole Sate 66-60 for a sweep of the Trojans.
Connors State had missed opportunities in the final quarter as visiting Seminole State broke away in the final 30 seconds to capture a 54-51 victory Thursday night to spoil the Cowgirls Sophomore Night in the season finale.
Connors State used a 21-4 run midway the second half to blow away host Western State at the Pioneer Dome 89-64 in an Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference clash Monday night.
Connors State had too many turnovers and missed shots at the Pioneer Dome Monday as the Cowgirls fell to Western State 69-55 in Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference play.