The University of Central Oklahoma’s hopes of making the NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Championships came to an end Sunday with its 84-72 loss to Missouri Southern in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Tournament final.
Marquis Addison had 21 points, and tournament MVP Slim Magee added 15 points and nine rebounds for Missouri Southern (24-5). The Lions trailed by a point at intermission, but they used a 15-4 run to start the second half to take control.
Josh Gibbs had 24 points and nine rebounds in his final game for UCO (20-10), which was the tournament’s fifth seed.
OU FINISHES THIRD
Anne-Catherine Tanguay and Chirapat Jao-Javanil each shot a final round 72 on Sunday to help Oklahoma finish in a third-place tie at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate Tournament at the Long Cove Golf Club in Hilton Head, S.C.
Tanguay was the Sooners’ top individual after three days, finishing eighth out of 89 golfers. No. 3-ranked Duke topped the team standings, 23 shots better than OU. The Sooners tied No. 21-ranked LSU for third place.
OSU TOPS SOONERS
Oklahoma State pulled off a Bedlam women’s tennis upset, beating No. 14 Oklahoma 4-2 on Sunday in Stillwater.
Viktoriya Lushkova, Kanyapat Narattana, Carla Tur Mari and Karyn Guttormsen each won singles matches for the Cowgirls. Lushkova posted a big victory at No. 1 singles, defeating Whitney Ritchie 6-1, 2-6, 7-6. Ritchie entered the dual with a 10-0 record.
Hermon Brhane at No. 2 singles and Mia Lancaster at No. 4 had wins for OU.