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February 11, 2014

East Central Basketball Notebook

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The Game

The East Central University men’s basketball team will start a three-game road trip with the first stop in Weatherford Thursday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. to face Southwestern Oklahoma State in the new Pioneer  Cellular Event Center.

 

Scouting Southwestern Oklahoma State

The Bulldogs are 12-8 overall and 9-5 in the Great American Conference after losing their last three games. SWOSU has a +0.6 scoring and -3.5 rebounding margin on the season. The Bulldogs trail .409 to .427 in overall shooting percentage, but have a slight .347 to .342 edge in three-point shooting.

SWOSU has three players that are averaging double-digit point totals for the year in Rod Camphor, Gary Inglett and Trent Washington. Camphor leads the team with 17.0 points and 6.1 boards per game, while shooting .438. Inglett adds 14.9 points and 8.0 rebounds per game, while Washington has tallied 12.2 points and 3.4 boards per outing.

 

Against the Bulldogs

In the first meeting with Southwestern this season, the Tigers fell 55-43 in the Kerr Activities Center. Neither team had a great day shooting, with ECU holding a slight .298 to .241 advantage. The key to the game was at the free-throw line where the Bulldogs went 23-of-33 and the Tigers were just 13-of-20.

Senior Colby Carr led the Tigers with 17 points and five rebounds. Fellow senior Henry Pwono added 10 points and 10 boards.

Trent Washington and Rod Camphor were the leaders for the Bulldogs. Washington chipped in 15 points and five rebounds, while Camphor added nine points and eight boards.

 

The Series

The all-time series with SWOSU is the longest in school history, with just three seasons not have a Tigers/Bulldogs battle. ECU currently leads the series 93-83 after losing the last game.

 

First in the GAC Tournament

The Tigers have gone from the lone team in the GAC to not participate in a post season tournament to being the first team to guarantee a spot in the 2013-14 GAC Tournament in Bentonville, Ark., March 6-9. This is the first time since the 2002-03 season that an ECU team has advanced to a conference tournament.

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