Oklahoma scene: Central Oklahoma to host wrestling super regional

The No. 4-ranked Bronchos will be one of 17 teams hoping to advance wrestlers to the NCAA Division II Championships.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: February 24, 2014
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The University of Central Oklahoma will host the NCAA Division II Central Super Regional Wrestling Tournament on Friday and Saturday at Hamilton Field House in Edmond.

The No. 4-ranked Bronchos will be one of 17 teams in the event, which is a qualifying tournament for the Division II Championships. First round matches begin at 10 a.m. Friday, and the second session is set for a 5 p.m. start. Saturday's action begins at 9 a.m. Placement matches follow at 1 p.m.

The top-five placers from 10 weight classes advance to the Division II Championships.

All-session passes are available at $15 for kids, students and senior citizens and $20 for adults. Single session tickets ($5 for kids, $8 for adults on Friday), ($8 for kids, $12 for adults on Saturday) are also available the day of the event or by calling (405) 974-2176.

HONOR ROLL

*Tiffany Bias of Oklahoma State was one of 22 players on the 2014 Nancy Lieberman Award Watch List that was announced Monday. The award recognizes the top point guard in NCAA Division I women's basketball. Bias is averaging 14.5 points, 6.3 assists and 2.3 steals per game.

*Ashlee Ferguson of Mid-America Christian was named Sooner Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week. The junior guard scored 40 points, including 27 off 3-pointers, as the Evangels routed St. Gregory's 90-75 on Saturday. The 40 points fell one shy of the school record, but the nine 3-pointers and 15-made field goals established school marks.

*Oklahoma City U. forward R.J. McGhee is the Sooner Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week, leading the Stars to three wins. The 6-foot-6 senior averaged 27.7 points and 8.0 rebounds.

*Deran Banton of Rogers State was the Heartland Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week. He came off the bench and scored 34 points in just 22 minutes during a rout of Panhandle State. The New York native was 13 of 16 from the field. He added seven rebounds, four steals, two assists and a blocked shot.