The #22 ranked College of the Ozarks Bobcats improved their record to 11-3 on Friday evening as they competed against Ecclesia College in the McDonald’s CAM JAM Classic. The Bobcats field goal shooting percentage was an impressive 54.7% as they defeated the Ecclesia Royals by a score of 102-70.
Sophomore guard Ethan Murray led the Bobcats in scoring with 15 points, followed closely by several of his teammates-- Pete Leonard delivered 13, Nathane Simniok-12, Derek Daniels-11, going 3-4 from three-point range, and Cameron Paschke and Alex Santiago each with 10. Rebounds as well were spread across the College of the Ozarks’ roster. Ecclesia’s leading scorers were Brandon Brzozkiewicz with 18 and Rolands Narkis with 17.
In other action at the CAM JAM contest held Friday evening, Bellevue University defeated MidAmerica Nazarene University by a score of 98-85. The CAM JAM Classic continues on Saturday, with Bellevue University taking on Ecclesia College at 2 PM and College of the Ozarks playing MidAmerica Nazarene at 4 PM.