Men’s basketball brought down in close game

By Tessa Castor

Staff reporter

The Builder men basketball team took on the Oklahoma Wesleyan University Eagles on Saturday, Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. in Stewart Field House. Although the Builders led at the half 42-36, the Eagles gained control in the second half, winning by a close finish of 88-85. The Builders have a combined season record of 21-5, and 14-4 in KCAC play. The Builders are ranked sixth, and this loss is the team’s third loss in a row.

Southwestern’s top scorer was DJ Wallace, senior forward, with 21 points. Cameron Hunt, junior guard, led the Builders in rebounds with 7. LaJuan Hardy, freshman guard, led the team in assists with six.The Builders will travel to Leavenworth on Wednesday. They will play the University of Saint Mary at 8 p.m. inside the Ryan Sports Center.

Jacob Horsch, senior guard, looks to pass during Saturday’s game against Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Horsch scored 10 total points during the game. (Tessa Castor/Staff photographer)
LaJuan Hardy, freshman guard, dribbles against an Oklahoma Wesleyan University defender. Hardy led the team in assists. (Tessa Castor/Staff photographer)
Andrew Hamm, sophomore guard, dribbles during the 3 p.m. game on Saturday. The Builders are ranked sixth, with a record of 21-5. (Tessa Castor/Staff photographer)
Cameron Hunt, junior guard, drives to the basket during the game against the Eagles. Hunt put 12 points on the board during Saturday's game and led the team in rebounds with seven. (Tessa Castor/Staff photographer)
DJ Wallace, senior forward, looks to pass during Saturday’s game in Steward Field House. Wallace led the team in points with 21. (Tessa Castor/Staff photographer)
Hardy looks to pass to a teammate during the game against the Oklahoma Wesleyan University Eagles. SC shot 46.7% during the game against thee Eagles. (Tessa Castor/Staff photographer)
Horsch prepares to pass the ball to a teammate. The Builders had nine total turnovers during the game against OKWU. (Tessa Castor/Staff photographer)
Hamm dribbles the ball during the second half of Saturday’s game. (Tessa Castor/Staff photographer)
Hardy brings the ball down the court during the second half of the game against the Eagles. (Tessa Castor/Staff photographer)

Tessa Castor is a sophomore majoring in English. You may email her at tessa.castor@sckans.edu.

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