The University of Arkansas at Monticello men’s basketball team will head to Oklahoma for the final week of the regular season, as the Weevils will face Great American Conference opponents Oklahoma Baptist and Southern Nazarene.
THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE
Thursday, February 23 | 7:30 p.m. | at Oklahoma Baptist (7-17, 4-15 GAC, 11th GAC)
Saturday, February 25 | 3:00 p.m. | at Southern Nazarene (16-10, 13-7 GAC, 4th GAC)
WEEK IN REVIEW
The Weevils (20-4, 16-4 GAC) enter the week after a 1-2 finish with a win against Ouachita, and conference losses to Southern Arkansas, and Arkansas Tech.
Scoring: Derylton Hill, 17.5 points per game (5th in the GAC)
Field Goal Percentage: Derylton Hill, 60 percent (2nd in the GAC)
Rebounding: Derylton Hill, 7.8 per game (T-3rd in the GAC)
Assists: Cobe Goosby, 5.0 per game (T-4th in the GAC)
Three-Pointers Made: Karim Mawuenyega, 62 total
Three-Point Percentage: Hunter Daley, 57 percent
Free Throw Percentage: Stephen Glassco Jr., 86 percent
Blocked Shots: Derylton Hill, 10 total
Steals: Karim Mawuenyega, 1.9 per game (T-1st in the GAC)
SCOUTING OKLAHOMA BAPTIST
OBU enters the week after finishing with a 2-1 record with wins over Southwestern Oklahoma State and Northwestern Oklahoma State, and a loss to Southern Nazarene at home. Leading the Bison offense on the year has been Chandler Rickey with 15.8 points per game. Also in double-digit scoring for Oklahoma Baptst is Kevin Franceschi (14.7), Steven Green (11.1), Travon Moore (10.5), and Vladimir Nemcok (10.4). Rickey is the teams leading rebounder as well with 7.0 boards per contest, while Nemcok leads the team in total assists with 81.
SCOUTING SOUTHERN NAZARENE
SNU comes into the match-up with a 3-0 record the previous week after wins over Southeastern Oklahoma State, East Central, and Southwestern Oklahoma State. Offensively the Crimson Storm has been led by Jhonathan Dunn with 13.7 points per match-up, and both LB Willis (12.5), and Deshon Portley (12.2) are averaging double figures as well. Noah Starkey leads the program on the defensive side of the ball with 7.0 rebounds per game, and 46 total blocked shots. Willis however leads SNU in both total assists (88), and total steals (45).