Eagles split conference games on the road

Devin Harris

The Oklahoma Wesleyan men’s basketball team split its conference games on the road over the weekend.

After beating Waldorf College on Friday night, the Eagles dropped the next game at York College on Saturday.

FRIDAY’S WIN

Against Waldorf College, Steven Cooks led the Eagles with 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting from the field, including 4-of-5 from three point range in the 73-67 victory.

Tyler Woods and Shawn Seymour both contributed 12 points apiece for the Eagles, which picked up its 12th victory of the campaign.

Woods added six rebounds and four steals to his stats as well, while junior point guard Devin Harris finished with 11 points and eight rebounds and four assists in the win.

SETBACK ON SATURDAY

However, on Saturday, OKWU were beaten 73-86 by York College, a defeat that saw the Eagles dropping its first conference game for the season.

Harris paced the travelers with 15 points, while Brian James poured in a double-double of 14 points and 14 rebounds in the defeat.

Phil Jahn collected 13 points and eight boards and Woods also chipped in with 13 points in the loss.

York were led by Thaddeus Varmall, who scored 24 points and he was supported by Heyvis Jackson, who had 21 and Marcus Johnson (20).

The Eagles will again be in action on Tuesday against Southwestern Christian in another MCAC conference battle. Southwestern Christian are 0-4 in the conference.

Oklahoma Wesleyan are 3-1 in conference play and 12-5 on the season.