January 02, 2017

Hyler Leads the Charge in Bobcat Victory

basketballThe College of the Ozarks Bobcats picked up a big 94-78 win over Lincoln Christian University on Monday evening in the McDonald’s CAM JAM Classic to take their season record to 7-6.

The Bobcats had no trouble scoring on the LCU Red Lions as six C of O team members tallied total points in double figures.  Leading the charge was DeMon Hyler with 17 points, Kiefer Starbird and Heath Carmichael with 16 each, Ethan Davidson with 14, Cameron Paschke with 13, and Canyon Smith with 11.   Starbird led the game with 9 total rebounds, and Paschke, Hyler and Ryan Burland each grabbed 5 rebounds.

The Red Lions were led by the game’s leading scorer, Zach Thompson with 27 points, followed by Garret Aeilts (19) and Brode Hopkins (16).  Hopkins was also the leading rebounder for Lincoln Christian with 6.

The Bobcats will face Northern New Mexico College on Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m.  Northern New Mexico suffered a 74-81 loss to Haskell Indian Nations University in Monday’s CAM JAM competition.