Thursday, November 16, 2017
The Oak Hills Christian College Men’s Basketball team traveled to neighboring Crookston to take on the University of Minnesota-Crookston last evening and came up on the short end 104-68. After playing the Eagles close for the first 18 minutes of the first half the Wolfpack found themselves down by 11 with 1:53 seconds to go. UMC went on a 7-0 run to finish the half up 42-24. The Wolfpack could only get as close as 15 with a layup by Sophomore Guard Ezekiel Cook (Los Angeles, CA) at the 19:10 mark. The Eagles extended their lead and kept the Wolfpack at bay to pick up their first win of the season 104-68. UMC is now 1-2 on the young season and the loss puts OHCC at 1-4. The Wolfpack get back on the floor this Sunday, November 19th when they host NCAA DIII Northland College from Ashland, WI.
Leading the way for the Pack against Crookston were Sophomore Duke Abalos (Odessa, TX) with 25 points on 7-10 three point shooting. Sophomore Ezekiel Cook tallied 19 points and 8 rebounds on the night. The only other Wolfpack in double digits was Freshman Phillip Harris (Memphis, TN) with 11 points.