Clarksville, Ark.-Concordia University Texas took 95 shots and scored 68 second half points to take a 119-106 shootout over the Eagles in American Southwest Conference play Saturday.
Concordia (7-5, 5-4 ASC) hit 43 field goals in the game, including draining 16-of-37 from the three-point line, and five players scored in double figures. Ozarks (4-10, 1-8 ASC), meanwhile, hit 35-of-71 from the floor and had six players in double figures. The Tornados had just nine points at the 13:50 mark of the first half, but then scored 42 points the remainder of the half to take a 51-44 lead into intermission. Concordia led 51-39 with a minute to play in the first half, but Ozarks scored six straight points to trim the deficit to seven points.
Concordia jumped out to a 61-48 lead three minutes into the second half, and then extended it to 70-52 with 13:41 remaining in the game. On Ozarks next possession, Andre Williams, who scored 22 second half points, hit one of his four three-pointers. But Concordia continued to run-n-gun and had 88 points on the board with 9:36 left in the game. The Eagles made another run to trim it to 88-73 after Marcus Bobb scored four straight points. Ozarks got within 12 points on one occasion but that was with less than two minutes in the game.
Bobb finished with 20 points and 13 rebounds. Williams had 22 points.
Ozarks will travel to Longview, Texas, to face LeTourneau University January 8.