The Eagles looked to ring in the new year by keeping their undefeated season in tack as they hit the road to take on KCAC Conference opponent York College. The #3 ranked OKWU team were able to hold off a strong performance from York shooting 39% from the from the field. The Eagle defense kept the York Panthers at bay as they held them to just 31% shooting for the game.
Josh Wilchombe continued where he left off in 2018 by adding another double-double to his senior campaign with 16 points and 16 rebounds along with 4 blocked shots on the defensive end. KJ Malveau finished the day with 13 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 assists. Elbert Lawrence also added in 13 points and 1 steal in the game.
With the 68-62 victory over York, the Eagles improve their overall season record to 16-0 and 10-0 in conference play. They will host Ottawa on Saturday, January 5th for their first home game of 2019 at 5 PM. Any fans wear OKWU colors or any OKWU gear will be able to get their ticket for only $1.