Free Throws Prove To Be The Difference In Eagles Loss

Tim Turpin and the Eagles lost to Westminster College 76-70 Saturday.

Westminster College 76, University of the Ozarks 70
Records: University of the Ozarks (1-3), Westminster College (1-4)
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Webster Groves, Mo. | Grant Gymnasium
Webster University Classic

Westminster College drew 27 fouls and went to the line 43 times to post a 76-70 win over the Eagles Saturday in the Webster University Classic. Westminster hit 30-of-43 (69.8%) from the free throw line, proving to be the difference in the game as the Eagles Bryson Johnson was the only player to go to the line for Ozarks. Johnson hit 2-of-7. The Eagles trailed 36-21 at the half, but cut the deficit to within single digits at the 11:18 mark of the second half on Cordy Winston's jumper. Westminster later built a 14-point lead, but the Eagles made one last furry behind a trio of three-pointers cutting it to six points with 46 seconds left. Kelvin Knight made the All-Tournament team for Ozarks.

Scoring - Bryson Johnson (13)
Rebounding - Kelvin Knight (7)
Assists - Lance Gardner (4)

The Eagles went to the free thow line just seven times, while Westminster College went to the line 43 times.

Forward Kelvin Knight represented Ozarks on the All-Tournament Team. Knight had 10 points and seven rebounds against Westminster.
Bryson Johnson was the only player for the Eagles to attempt a free throw. Johnson went 2-of-7.

Bryson Johnson, Ethan Bowman, Tim Turpin, Lance Gardner, Jacobe Davis

The Eagles will travel to Conway to face Hendrix College November 27.