OKLAHOMA CITY — First-year Seminole head coach Josh Edenborough had a successful debut Tuesday night as the Chieftains opened the season with a 68-48 flogging of Harding Prep.

Junior Shemmario Stephens led the assault with 23 points, followed by Adam Nance with 14 and Phalan Wolf with 10.

Stephens had 14 first-half points as Seminole earned a 36-17 advantage.

Seminole canned 13 of 18 free throws. Stephens notched two 3-point field goals.

Edenborough, an assistant coach at Luther before taking the Seminole helm, received scoring from seven Chieftains.

Edenborough and Seminole will make their 2016-17 home debut Friday night versus Holdenville.