|Wiley 10-12, 3-8||34||32||66|
|Our Lady of the Lake 10-13, 5-8||51||39||90|
|Feb. 17, 2022|
|OLLU Mabee Gymnasium|
|Wiley||Indv. Leaders||Our Lady of the Lake|
|#1 Jamir Cheek - 14||Points||#5 Ruben Monzon - 21|
|#1 Jamir Cheek - 5||Rebounds||#3 Lennox Jones - 7|
|#1 Jamir Cheek - 5||Assists||#2 Joseph Anderson - 5|
|Wiley||Team Statistics||Our Lady of the Lake|
|40% (26 - 65)||Field Goals %||61.8% (34 - 55)|
|26.3% (5 - 19)||3 Point Field Goals %||50% (10 - 20)|
|75% (9 - 12)||Free Throws||92.3% (12 - 13)|
|13||2nd Chance Pts||11|
SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 17, 2022) – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) men's basketball team defeated Wiley College (WC) 90-66 on Thursday. The Saints improve to 9-13 overall and 4-8 in the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC). The Wildcats drop to 10-11 overall and 3-7 in conference.
The Saints were 16-9 against the Wildcats prior to this game.
The Saints played one of the most complete games of the season on Thursday night. They shot 66.7 percent from the field and 57.1 percent from three-point range in the first half. Ruben Monzon (SR/San Diego, Calif.) and Oscar Maldonado (JR/Greeley, Colo.) went into halftime with double-digit points. The Saints limited Wiley to 38.9 percent shooting from the field. OLLU led 51-34 at halftime.
Wiley played a better second half but was unable to keep up with the Saints scoring. OLLU's lead was cut to six points with just over 13 minutes remaining in the second half. That would be the closest the Wildcats would get as the Saints ended up winning by 24 points. Three Saints players finished with double-digit scoring and the team grabbed 39 rebounds.
Wiley was led by Jamir Cheek with 14 points, five rebounds and five assists.
Inside the box
OLLU combined for 34-of-55 shooting for 61.8 percent, 10-of-20 from three-point range for 50 percent and 12-of-13 from the free-throw line for 92.3 percent.
WC combined for 26-of-65 from the field for 40 percent, 5-of-19 three-pointers for 26.3 percent and 9-of-12 from the charity stripe for 75 percent.
The Saints grabbed 39 rebounds while the Wildcats gathered 23. OLLU forced 13 turnovers and committed 22.
The Saints face No. 23-ranked Texas A&M University-Texarkana on Saturday at 4 p.m.