Clarksville, Ark.-The U of O Eagles (14-9, 7-4) garnered a 75-70 victory against Austin College in American Southwest Conference action on Tuesday.
The Eagles out scored Austin 45-41 in the second half to out last a pesky Kangaroo squad. Ozarks trailed 30-29 going into halftime, but received solid performances by Shane Norrid, Michael Bollman and Mandrell Howell in the second half to snap a three-game losing streak. Norrid found success from the three-point line in his final game at home by hitting 4-of-5 treys in the game. Norrid led the team with 20 points. Bollman shot 7-of-12 from the field and scored 17 points. Howell recorded 14 points. The Eagles committed only eight turnovers while forcing Austin into 17 turnovers. The Lady Eagles and Eagles will travel to Richardson, Texas, to face UT-Dallas on February 22.