TULSA, OK – Lakota Beatty scored a
The Golden Eagles and Coyotes had a hard fought battle in the first half with the advantage to South Dakota who led by four at the break. ORU held South Dakota to 1-for-11 overall to start the game. Both teams bounced back and shot over 50 percent in the second quarter.
Lakota Beatty came out of halftime and did not miss a field goal in the second half. The senior guard scored 20 points in the third quarter, personally
South Dakota erased the deficit and took their first lead of the fourth with four minutes to go. The Coyotes went on a 21-6 run and ORU went down by six with 2:30 remaining.
Beatty finished the night with a career-high 27 points going 9-for-14 overall and 8-for-11 from three-point land. The nine field-goal makes is a career high for Beatty as well as the eight three-point makes. She also had six rebounds and four assists.
The Golden Eagles face a quick turnaround with a trip to Denver, Colorado, to take on the Denver Pioneers Sunday, January 20 at 2 p.m. CST inside Magness Arena.