Connors State played a rude guest to the host school in Monday’s first round of the NJCAA National Tournament.
Jahcoree Ealy was seen as the necessary finishing piece for the Connors State men’s basketball team.
Connors State emerged from a three-seed spot and laid claim to an NJCAA National Tournament berth on Saturday, winning the Region II championship 83-62 over eighth-seed Northern-Enid at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee.
An 11-0 run to start the game got them rolling and Connors State never looked back in punching its ticket to the 2022 NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas. this will be the schools 15 Appearance in the Tournament and first since its Elite Eight Finish in 2018.
Connors State moved into the Region II championship game on Friday night with a defeat of second-seeded Murray State, 84-81, at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee.
Connors State got lots of bang out of its big guns, scoring its first six players in double figures against a deeper Eastern bench and went on to an 87-75 opening-round win over Eastern on Thursday in the NJCAA Region II opening round at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee.
Connors State Cowboys will play Eastern Oklahoma State College at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 3rd inside the Nobel Complex at Oklahoma Baptist University.
Connors State found themselves down at halftime 39-37. This was the second time this season that the Jets had the cowboys down heading into the locker room. Connors State would answer coming out of halftime and going on a 14-0 run to break the game open in route to a 86-71 victory inside the Mabee Center on the NOC- Enid Campus.
Connors State sophomore Jahcoree Ealy from Damascus, Arkansas, and Freshman Jordan Tillmon from Pine Bluff, Arkansas have been named to the Region 2 and Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference All Region Team it was announced by a vote of the coaches on Wednesday.
The Connors State College Cowboys went on the Road Monday Night and came away with a hard fought 67-65 victory inside NEO Fieldhouse. The Cowboys had to fight baclk from an 11 point secind half deficit to secure the victory.