LeTourneau University 86, University of the Ozarks 69
Records: University of the Ozarks (5-8, 1-3 ASC), LeTourneau University (9-3, 2-1 ASC)
Thursday, Jan. 9, 2019
Longview, Texas | Solheim Center
A strong night from the free throw line helped LeTourneau University put away the Eagles 86-69 in conference play Thursday in Texas. The YellowJackets hit 17-of-20 from the free throw line to secure the game. LeTourneau led 40-36 at halftime and maintained a double digit lead for the first ten minutes of the second half before the Eagles rallied. Tim Turpin drilled a three-pointer at the 8:55 mark to pull the Eagles within 60-55. Another three from James Helzer made it 62-58, but the Eagles scored just four points over the next four minutes. The Eagles went to the free throw line eight times. Jacobe Davis led the team with 20 points.
Points – Jacobe Davis (20)
Rebounds – Darnel Renelique (10)
Assists – Darnel Renelique (6)
LeTourneau scored 24 points in the final seven minutes of the game, while the Eagles scored 11.
Jacobe Davis poured in 20 points to lead the Eagles in scoring. It is the fourth time this season he has scored 20 or more points.
The Eagles will travel to Marshall, Texas, to face East Texas Baptist University January 11.