Exhibition Game (for Ozarks)
Little Rock 94, University of the Ozarks 49
Records: Little Rock (3-9), University of the Ozarks (3-6)
Monday, Dec. 18, 2017
Little Rock, Ark. | Jack Stephens Center
The Trojans hit three straight three-pointers in the second half to ignite a 94-49 win over the Eagles Monday night in an exhibition game for Ozarks. The Trojans hit four from long-range during a two and a half run within the first five minutes of the second half. The Eagles never really threatened after that. The Trojans hit 54 percent from the field in the second half, including nine three-pointers. Ozarks played much better in the first half behind a strong game from senior forward Dylan Gray. Gray hit three from long-range and scored 14 first half points. He was a perfect 5-of-5 from the free throw line in the first half. Joey Hall's three at the 8:20 mark of the first half had Ozarks within 24-17, but the Eagles still trailed 45-25 at the half. Tim Turpin had a team-best six rebounds, while Gray had a team-high 18 points. The game was an exhibition for Ozarks and a regular season game for NCAA I Little Rock.
Little Rock hit four three's in under three minutes in the second half to blow the game open. Little Rock outrebounded Ozarks 44-25.
It was the second consecutive season Ozarks has faced NCAA I Little Rock.
Senior forward Dylan Gray hit five three-pointers to lead Ozarks with 18 points.
13 Eagles saw action in the game.
Dylan Gray, Tim Turpin and Cory Wilhelm went a combined 8-of-8 from the free throw line.
Dylan Gray, Tim Turpin, Reno Dupor, Joey Hall, Zach Bobo
The Eagles will travel to Atlanta to play in the Ogelthrope University Tournament December 29-30.