Tonkawa- Jordan Tillmon was one of five Cowboys in double figures but a second-half surge by the hosts handed the Cowboys (22-5, 8-5) their second straight loss for only the second time this season.
It was 39-33 Connors at the half, but NOC- Tonkawa opened the secpond Half on a quick scoring run to close the Connors lead to one possession. Connors would then answer but Northern had the Answer for the Cowboys all Second Half. The largest lead for the Mavericks was 12 mid way through the second half. The closest the cowboys would come down to stretch was 2 with 3 minutes left to play before the final margin
Jordan Tillmon had 20 points, DJ Basey 17, Jahcoree Ealy 13, Jahmyl Fricas with 12 and Marquel Sutton had 11. Connors shot 53 percent from the field, and 50 percent from long range. The copwboys struggled turning the ball over and from the charity stripe all game long.
Connors State returns home on Thursday to host Western Oklahoma State College for Sophomore Night. Tip Off is Scheduled for 7:30pm inside Melvin Self Field-House.