• Greydon Buhlig

Lady Dawgs make easy work of Ouachita Baptist in first round action, 89-66

Picture Creds: SWOSU Media Relations

By Greydon Buhlig

Sports Editor

The SWOSU Women’s Basketball team faced off against the Lady Tigers of Ouachita Baptist this evening in the 2nd round of the Great American Conference Tournament.

Ouachita jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead, but with great defense, SWOSU was able to go on a 12-0 run and have a 12-4 lead with 2:42 remaining in the quarter. However, the Tigers didn’t go away and went on a 9-0 run of their own to regain the lead at the end of the 1st period, 13-12.

It didn’t take too long for the Lady Dawgs to get back in it and tie the ball game at 18 with 6:30 remaining in the half. After going 1-7 after the media timeout, the Bulldogs would hit 3 straight 3’s and take a 29-23 lead with just over 2 minutes remaining in the half. The Lady Dawgs would continue that hot streak and take a 38-29 lead into halftime.

Macy Gore got the 2nd half started with an and-1 to extend the Dawgs' lead to 12-points. At the 3rd quarter media timeout, the Bulldogs held a 20-point lead. That lead would continue to grow as the Lady Dawgs led by 25, taking a 69-44 lead into the final frame.

With 4:20 remaining in the game, SWOSU held a 29-point lead over the Lady Tigers and would ride that out and win the game 89-66.

The Lady Dawgs will face the Crimson Storm of Southern Nazarene on Friday at 5:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Cellular Event Center in Weatherford, Okla.


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