|Final - Men's Basketball||1||2||OT||F|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex 0-2||34||39||11||84|
|Oklahoma City 4-0||25||48||6||79|
|Nov. 8, 2019|
|Fort Worth, TX|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||Indv. Leaders||Oklahoma City|
|#4 Estefan Trevino - 21||Points||2 Players (#13,#34) - 13|
|#1 Jared Embry - 11||Rebounds||#15 Elie Ghomsi - 13|
|#5 Ruben Monzon - 3||Assists||#1 Kealon Clayborne - 4|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||Team Statistics||Oklahoma City|
|37.9% (25 - 66)||Field Goals %||40% (30 - 75)|
|34.5% (10 - 29)||3 Point Field Goals %||36% (9 - 25)|
|70% (21 - 30)||Free Throws||76.9% (10 - 13)|
|5||2nd Chance Pts||7|
|Final - Men's Basketball||1||2||F|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||29||39||68|
|Nov. 9, 2019|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||Indv. Leaders||Texas Wesleyan|
|#33 Victor Roper - 18||Points||#3 Sam Lorenzen - 17|
|#5 Ruben Monzon - 8||Rebounds||#13 Joe Cook-Green - 12|
|2 Players (#1,#11) - 2||Assists||#13 Joe Cook-Green - 5|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||Team Statistics||Texas Wesleyan|
|37.5% (21 - 56)||Field Goals %||41.9% (31 - 74)|
|25% (5 - 20)||3 Point Field Goals %||35.7% (10 - 28)|
|72.4% (21 - 29)||Free Throws||50% (8 - 16)|
|6||2nd Chance Pts||12|
FORT WORTH, TEXAS (Nov. 9, 2019) – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) men's basketball team defeated Oklahoma City University (OCU) 84-79 in overtime yesterday at the Texas Wesleyan University (TWU) Tournament for its first win of the 2019-2020 season. The Saints concluded the tournament earlier today and fell to TWU 68-80. The Saints drop to 1-3 on the season while the Stars move to 4-1 and the Rams improve to 3-1.
Head Coach Chris Dial commented on the OCU victory saying, "Our guys fought hard against a very talented Oklahoma City team today. We rebounded better than we have, and we did a pretty good job taking care of the ball. We are pleased with the progress."
Regarding the TWU loss, Dial said, "We ran out of gas in the second half. Texas Wesleyan is a tough team, well-coached and disciplined. They played well and shot the ball well. This was a good trip for us overall, but we are looking forward to getting back home and hosting a rare nonconference home game this upcoming week."
This is the fifth matchup against Oklahoma City and the Saints trail in the series 1-3.
Midway through the first half, the Saints had a narrow two-point lead. With eight minutes remaining in the first half, OLLU found their stride and led 34-25 at halftime. Estefan Trevino (SO/San Antonio, Texas) tallied 11 points, and Ruben Monzon (SO/San Diego, Calif.) grabbed five rebounds. The Saints showcased stellar defense by forcing nine turnovers from the Stars.
In the second half, the Saints lead was cut to one at 45-44 six minutes in. OCU tied the game 71-71 with under two minutes remaining and took a two-point lead with 42 seconds left after a shot made by A.J. Cockrell. Monzon tied the game 73-73 with a clutch two-point shot with only 14 seconds remaining. Cockrell attempted a field goal with time expiring but missed, and the game was sent to overtime.
After taking a two-point lead with a three-pointer made by Christian Fields (JR/Kerrville, Texas) with 44 seconds remaining in overtime, the Saints went on a run to win 84-79. Fields made both free throws down the stretch, and Tyler Giron (SO/Houston, Texas) did the same.
Trevino led the Saints in scoring with 21 points, hitting 7-of-13 from the field and making 3-of-5 from three-point range. Jared Embry (SR/Paris, Texas) scored 12 points, followed by Fields with 11. Embry led the Saints with 11 rebounds, followed by Monzon with eight. Monzon led the team with three assists.
OCU was led by Cockrell and Eddie Smith, each scoring 13 points. Elie Ghomsi led the team with 13 rebounds. Kealon Clayborne tallied a team-high four assists.
Inside the box
OLLU combined for 26-of-66 shooting for 39.4 percent, 11-of-29 from three-point range for 37.9 percent and 21-of-30 from the free-throw line for 70 percent. OCU shot 30-of-75 for 40 percent, 9-of-25 three pointers for 36 percent and 10-of-13 from the free-throw line for 76.9 percent.
The Saints grabbed 40 rebounds while the Stars collected 43 rebounds. OLLU forced 14 turnovers and committed 14 as well.
This is the 11th matchup against Texas Wesleyan, and the series is tied 5-5.
OLLU battled in the first half and only trailed by three points heading into halftime. The Saints only shot 28.1 percent from the field but grabbed 16 defensive rebounds. Christian Fields led the team with eight points at halftime after an impressive performance against Oklahoma City University the game before.
The Rams pulled ahead by 10 points near the midway point of the second half. TWU led by 16 at three different times and finished by shooting 41.9 percent from the field. Victor Roper (FR/San Antonio, Texas) put on a second-half performance and totaled a team-leading 18 points. The Rams won 80-68 and picked up their third win of the season.
Roper led the Saints in scoring with 18 points, hitting 7-of-10 from the field and tallying two blocks. Jared Embry scored 15 points, followed by Fields with eight. Ruben Monzon led the Saints with eight rebounds, followed by Roper with seven. Embry and Tyler Giron finished with two assists each.
Sam Lorenzen led the Rams with 17 points. Joe Cook-Green led the team with 12 rebounds. Cook-Green tallied a team-high five assists.
Inside the box
OLLU combined for 21-of-56 shooting for 37.5 percent, 5-of-20 from three-point range for 25 percent and 21-of-29 from the free-throw line for 72.4 percent. TWU shot 31-of-74 for 41.9 percent, 10-of-28 three-pointers for 35.7 percent and 8-of-16 from the free-throw line for 50 percent.
The Saints grabbed 35 rebounds while the Rams collected 46. OLLU forced 13 turnovers and committed 17.
The Saints play their first home game of the season against Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) on Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. During the game, the university will honor veterans during the Inaugural Veterans Celebration.