MONTICELLO, Ark. – Oklahoma Baptist suffered through a pair of scoring droughts but forced overtime before falling at Arkansas-Monticello Saturday 89-86.
Katy Custer and Tasha Edge had double-doubles with Custer getting a career-best and OBU season high 29 points to go with 10 rebounds. Edge added 17 points and led the Lady Bison with 12 rebounds and shared team-high assists honors with Lexi Williams with six.
Custer was 12 of 16 from the field. Her 29 points is the most for a Lady Bison in their NCAA transition.
OBU was down three points with 4.9 seconds left in regulation, but Edge drained three free throws after being fouled on a three-point field goal attempt and tied the game to force overtime.
The Blossoms scored 17 points in the extra frame and held off OBU for a three-point win.
OBU, which had a four-minute scoring drought in the second half, dipped to 4-8 overall and 1-5 in the Great American Conference.
OBU returns to action Thursday with a home contest against Southeastern Oklahoma State at 5:30 p.m.
Bison drop to Monticello
MONTICELLO, Ark. – Oklahoma Baptist dropped a 74-54 decision at Arkansas-Monticello Saturday.
OBU got 18 points from Travon Moore and 10 from Kevin Franceschi. Moore led the Bison with seven rebounds and three assists.
The Bison are 4-6 on the season and 1-5 in the Great American Conference.
OBU returns to action Thursday with a home contest against Southeastern Oklahoma State at 7:30 p.m.