January 27, 2017

Carmichael Scores 19 as Cats Pick Up Another Win

Heath Carmichael College of the Ozarks sophomore guard Heath Carmichael nailed 5-of-6 from 3-point range on his way to a game-high 19 points as College of the Ozarks topped Johnson & Wales University (Colo.), 78-63, on Friday night in Espanola, New Mexico.  

Sophomore Ethan Davidson added another solid effort pouring in 17 points and grabbing 7 rebounds for the Bobcats.  C of O, who won the rebounding battle (33-26) over the Wildcats, was led by senior Kiefer Starbird's 9 rebounds.   Starbird and freshman DeMon Hyler added to the scoring finishing with 11 and 10, respectively. 
C of O, who led 33-32 at halftime, shot 68% from the field in the second half to go along with multiple defensive stops to pull away from JWU. 
The Bobcats improve their record to 15-7 overall and 6-0 in A.I.I. play. 
Picture by Plumlee Photo