Clarksville, Ark.-Jermery Victor's 12-foot jumper with five seconds left missed adn Schreiner University held on for a 62-60 win over Ozarks in American Southwest Conference play Friday night.
The Eagles (2-7, 1-4 ASC) came from behind to put itself in position to win the game. With 16 seconds remaining in the contest, Ozarks forced a turnover to have the last possession. Victor worked his way for a look at the basket only to have his shot just miss. Victor and the Eagles put up a valiant second half fight after Schreiner (4-3, 2-1 ASC) held a 57-49 advantage with 6:42 left. Marcus Bobb made an inside shot and Ronnie Dodd later followed with a three-point play to close the gap to 57-54. Andrew Cummings then recorded one of his four steals and converted it into an easy layup at the 4:09 mark. Schreiner’s John Witty made back-to-back clutch shots to put the Mountaineers in front 62-58 with 3:10 left. Both teams then went scoreless for the next two minutes before Cummings again converted a shot off of another steal to make it 62-60 with 40 seconds remaining. Cummings scored 10 of his team-high 16 points in the second half.
Bobb and Dodd had 12 and 11 points, respectively. Bobb finished with 10 rebounds.