Eastern tops conference rival Carl Albert


WILBURTON, OK (Jan. 8, 2013) – The Eastern Oklahoma State College men’s and women’s basketball teams picked up two conference wins against conference rival Carl Albert State College in Poteau on Monday night.

The Lady Mountaineers are in sole possession of first place in the conference after the 91-73 win over the Lady Vikings. Sophomore Taylor Jones from Austin, Tex. led the team in scoring with 26 points. Sophomore Shola Adebayo of Oklahoma City finished with 20 points, six assists and eight steals. With the win, the Lady Mountaineers move to 4-0 in conference play and 11-4 on the season.

The Mountaineers moved to 2-2 in the conference and 10-5 overall with a 83-73 victory over the Vikings. Sophomore Rod Lewis from Memphis, Tenn. led the Mountaineers with 18 points, followed by sophomore Ryan Devers of Tulsa who finished with 17 points.

Next up, Eastern faces Northern Oklahoma College-Enid at home in Wilburton. The women tip off at 6 p.m., followed by the men at 8 p.m.

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