Arkansas Baptist Sports Digest 11.26-12.2.2021

A round-up of headlines in sports from our Baptist universities, Williams Baptist University and Ouachita Baptist University. 

Williams Baptist University  

Freeman’s Career Game Leads Lady Eagles Over Lady Patriots 

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Williams women’s basketball team defeated the Baptist Bible College Lady Patriots 89-71 on Saturday afternoon behind Taylor Freeman’s career high 34 points to go along with 15 rebounds and 7 assists. With the win, the Lady Eagles are now 4-5 on the season. 
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Eagles Fall on the Road at Bethel 

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – The Williams men’s basketball team fell to the Bethel University Wildcats 80-61 on Saturday afternoon. With the loss, the Eagles are now 5-2 on the season. 

It took the Eagles over five minutes to score their first basket of the game and it would only be an uphill battle the rest of the way for them as the Wildcats outscored them 52-25 in the first half.  

The Eagles would try to come back in the second half, but the damage was already done. 

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Strong Second Half Pushes Eagles Past Tigers 

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – The Williams men’s basketball team defeated the Champion Christian College Tigers 90-71 on Tuesday night. With the win, the Eagles are now 6-2 on the season. 

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Ouachita Baptist University  

WBB SET FOR FINAL NON-CONFERENCE ROAD GAME 

ARKADELPHIA, Arkansas – The Ouachita Baptist University women’s basketball team closes out November with its final non-conference road game of the 2021-22 season this Saturday, November 27. 

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SMITH MOVES UP SCORING CHART IN LOSS TO UT-TYLER 

COMMERCE, Texas – Ouachita Baptist University men’s basketball player Kendarious Smith jumped up to No. 9 all-time in school history in scoring in a 74-62 loss to UT-Tyler on Friday night at the A&M-Commerce Hoopsgiving Tournament.  

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TIGERS DROP ROAD GAME TO HILLCATS 

CLAREMORE, Oklahoma – The Ouachita Baptist University women’s basketball team competed in its only non-conference road game of the 2021-22 season on Saturday, resulting in an 82-71 loss to Rogers State.  

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LIONS GET PAST TIGERS IN OVERTIME 

COMMERCE, Texas – The Ouachita Baptist University men’s basketball team closed out its participation in the A&M-Commerce Hoopsgiving Tournament on Saturday with an 86-76 overtime loss to the host.  
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GAC HOOPS STARTS THIS WEEK 

ARKADELPHIA, Arkansas – The Ouachita Baptist University men’s basketball team begins Great American Conference play this week with a road game against Arkansas Tech and a home game against Harding. 

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WBB BEGINS GAC SCHEDULE THIS WEEK 

ARKADELPHIA, Arkansas – The Ouachita Baptist University women’s basketball team opens the Great American Conference portion of its 2021-22 schedule this week with a road game against Arkansas Tech and a home game against Harding.  

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FOUR TIGERS EARN ALL-REGION HONORS 

ARKADELPHIA, Arkansas – The Ouachita Baptist University football team has earned four selections to the 2021 NCAA Division II Conference Commissioners Association All-Region Teams. 

To read who made the list, click here.  

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