Clarksville, Ark.-The Lady Eagles fell to East Texas Baptist University on overtime in American Southwest Conference action in Marshall, Texas, Thursday night.
A shot by East Texas Baptist’s Carridy Bell with two seconds left in regulation sent the game into overtime and lifted the Lady Tigers (6-16, 3-8) to a 62-59 win over the Lady Eagles (7-14, 3-7). The Lady Eagles held a 25-24 advantage at halftime behind Mandi Carter’s 13 points and 6 rebounds. ETBU charged back to shoot 45 percent from the field in the final 20 minutes of action and 60 percent in overtime to gain the win. ETBU out rebounded Ozarks 51-28 in the game. Carter led Ozarks with 21 points and 8 rebounds. The Lady Eagles (8-14, 4-7) used a hot three-point shooting day to defeat LeTourneau University 84-71 on Saturday. The Lady Eagles canned 12-of-28 (42%) from the three-point line in the contest while holding the Lady Yellow Jackets (4-19, 1-11) to a 30 percent shooting clip from the field. While a variety of Ozarks players hit from behind the arc, Mandi Carter scored 15 points and grabbed a game-high 15 rebounds. Carter also had 8 assists. Tiffany Villines hit 4-of-8 from three-point land and led the squad with 16 points. Rachael Marble nailed 3-of-8 from three-point range and Jamie Johnson hit 2-of-5 from behind the arc. Jenna Corbell, Kerri Hughes and Becky Kimball each recorded three-pointers also. The Lady Eagles held a 41-27 lead at halftime and finished the game shooting 14-of-21 (71%) from the free throw line. Corbell finished the game with 15 points, Marble had 11 points and Johnson added 10 points. Ozarks travels to Sherman, Texas, to face Austin College on Tuesday. The men’s game will be the first game of the evening beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed by the women’s contest at 7:30 p.m.