BETHANY, Okla. — Arkansas-Monticello fell short in its bid for a nine-game winning streak with a 71-66 loss at Southern Nazarene on Thursday night.
The Boll Weevils held a 10-point lead when Jared Harrison hit a shot with 8:11 to play, but the Crimson Storm went on a 19-4 run to end the game. Prior to its dry spell, UAM had outscored SNU 21-9 in the second half.
Despite trailing 11-2 just three minutes into the game, UAM (10-3, 4-2 in Great American Conference) found itself down just two points (43-41) at halftime.
Dartanyon Meggs scored a game-high 17 points for SNU (6-6, 4-2). Brandon Wilson and Kenric McCants each scored 14 points to pace the Weevils. Jared Harrison and D’Audrio Patton chipped in with 12 and 11 points, respectively.
S. Nazarene 72, UAM 61
BETHANY, Okla. — Poor shooting and a big game from Southern Nazarene’s Aminata Fall kept UAM from stopping their recent slide.
UAM shot a season low 30 percent from the floor, including 23 percent in the first half, in the 72-61 loss, its third straight.
Fall dominated inside for SNU (6-6, 3-3 Great American Conference), finishing with 17 points, 19 rebounds, six assists and six blocked shots.
UAM’s sophomore trio of Jordan Goforth, Nikki Mullen and Tamia Grady led the Blossoms (5-7, 1-5 in GAC) in scoring with 15, 14 and 12 points, respectively.