EDMOND — The Cameron Aggie Men and Women’s Basketball teams swept the Oklahoma Christian Eagles on Thursday night.
In the women’s game,. Cameron jumped out to an early lead when Katie Kiing scored off of a steal to grab the first points of the game. The Aggies would maintain the lead through the first period of play. During the second period the Eagles would take the lead, sparking a back and forth that lasted through the remainder of the contest. The lead would change hands eight times and the score would be tied. CU jumped out to a seven-point lead late in the fourth.
Oklahoma Christian brought the game to within two points with one minute to go before Kailyn Lay hit a free-throw with 7 seconds left to put the Aggies up by one. Tough defense by CU forced the Eagles to take an off-balance shot that missed the mark, giving Cameron the win 53-50.
Shamica Smith and Korie Allensworth scored 15 points each while Katie King and Kailyn Lay added 14 and 9 respectively.
Cameron continues their long road stretch at 1 p.m. Saturday when they take on the University of Arkansas Fort Smith.
In the Men’s game, Daylon Andrews got the game started for the Aggies, as he continued his tough defensive play. Andrews stole the ball seconds into the game which led to a layup by Andre Washington for the first bucket of the contest. The teams would battle back and forth through the first half as neither team could build a substantial lead. The Aggies would find themselves trailing by five as the teams went into the locker room.
Oklahoma Christian would strike first in the second half with a quick three-pointer to go up by eight. Cameron would respond with a three of their own, courtesy of Jaylan Thomas. The Aggies would soon take the lead from the Eagles and would hold it for the rest of the game as they would go on to win 76-71.
The Aggies free-throw shooting put them over the top in this contest. Cameron shot 82 percent from the charity stripe compared to Oklahoma Christians 54 percent. Reggie Prudhomme led all scorers with 21 points while Daylon Andrews chipped in 18. The Aggies improve to 12-6 overall, and 8-4 in the Lone Star Conference.
The Aggies travel to Fort Smith Arkansas to take on the University of Arkansas Fort Smith Lions at 3 p.m. Saturday.