Howard Payne University 94, University of the Ozarks 86
Records: Howard Payne University (7-7, 3-3 ASC), University of the Ozarks (3-10, 1-5 ASC)
Saturday, Jan. 6, 2017
Brownwood, Texas | HPU Arena
The Eagles outscored Howard Payne 54-50 in the second half, but still fell to the Jackets 94-86 Saturday in Texas. Howard Payne raced out to a 44-32 lead at intermission behind 30 rebounds. Ozarks would pull down 16 boards in the first half. Both teams shot over 50 percent from the field in the second half and Bryson Johnson scored 16 points, but the Jackets withstood the Eagles' effort by responding with clutch shots. Zach Bobo scored a career-high 23 points, behind six field goals and nine free throws.
Howard Payne had 12 players score in the game.
Zach Bobo scored a career-high 23 points, behind six field goals and nine free throws. Bobo has now had back-to-back 20-plus point games.
Four starters reached double figures in scoring for Ozarks.
Bryson Johnson, Zach Bobo, Dylan Gray, Tim Turpin, Joey Hall
The Eagles will host Belhaven University January 11.