Connors State Cowboys exploded midway the first half to take a commanding lead and never look back to rout Western State 82-50 in the quarterfinal round of the NJCAA Region II Tournament at the Noble Complex on the campus of Oklahoma Baptist University.
Connors State Cowboys (24-5) will open NJCAA Region II Basketball Tournament play Wednesday at 6 p.m. against Western State (10-19) at Shawnee, Okla. The tournament will be played at Oklahoma Baptist University.
Cowboys Open Region II Tournament Play Wednesday Against Winner of Arkansas Baptist and Western State
The NJCAA Region II Men’s Tournament has been released and No. 2 seed Connors State will play the winner of Monday night’s play-in game involving Arkansas Baptist (12-17) and Western State (9-19) on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Shawnee at Oklahoma Baptist University.
Connors State’s Burke Putnam has been named to the first team NJCAA Region II squad and Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference team it was announced Saturday.
In a season finale that was marred by over 30 turnovers, 54 fouls and two ejections on Sophomore Night, the Connors State Cowboys held off visiting Seminole Sate 66-60 for a sweep of the Trojans.
Connors State used a 21-4 run midway the second half to blow away host Western State at the Pioneer Dome 89-64 in an Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference clash Monday night.
Callen Haydon, freshman point-guard from El Reno has been named the NJCAA Region II Player of the Week for his play against Redlands Community College and Northeastern A&M the week of Feb.11-17.
Trailing 36-32 at the half, Connors State exploded for 42 second half points en route to a 74-61 Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference victory Monday night on the Aggies home floor.
How sweet it is for the Connors Cowboys.
-Connors State dominated host Redlands Community College Monday night on the Cougars home floor capturing an 89-67 Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference victory.