Oklahoma City claims title
in Cannon’s tournament
MVP B.J. Walker was one of three Oklahoma
City University players with 17 points as
the Stars showed why they are the NAIA’s No.
2- ranked team with a 79-51 win over
Lewis-Clark State in the Cannon’s Building
Materials Tournament at the LCSC Activity
Center on Saturday night.
6-foot-10 senior, had 17 points and 10
rebounds to finish the two-day event with a
total of 27 points, 19 rebounds, four
blocked shots and two assists.
Covington and Willie Irick also added 17
points for the Stars, who are now 7-0 on the
season and captured the title in the
tournament. Earlier Saturday, Montana State
University-Northern stopped Corban College
joined Walker on the All-Tournament team,
added nine rebounds and hit 6-of-9 shots
from the field. Covington was a perfect
5-fot-5 at the 3-point line to help the
Stars dominate in almost every phase of the
went up 14-5 early and although the Warriors
did cut the lead to five, OCU was able to
make it 35-19 at halftime and cruise from
Tim Walker said his club didn’t execute
early, which led to a number of problems.
The Warriors scored only three free throws
during an eight-minute stretch of the first
half and wound up just shooting just
16-of-53 from the field for 30.2 percent.
31-of-60 from the field, 51.7 percent,
including 10-of-19 at the 3-point line, 52.6
percent. The Stars also held a 42-30
rebounding edge and fblocked nine Warrior
had 16 points and seven rebounds to pace the
Warriors, while Teran Lee added 14 points.
The two also made the All-Tournament team
along with Jason Braun of Corban and Ronnie
Simpson of Montana State
LCSC will be
back in action at the MSU-Northern
Tournament in Havre next weekend, playing
King’s College and Augstana College. LCSC’s
next home game is Dec. 15 against Biola