Bulldogs snap Suns win streak

The Golden Suns will return home on Thursday, Feb. 8, to face the Southern Nazarene Crimson Storm.

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Cheyenne North, from Gallatin,Tennesse, recorded 16 points, 12 rebounds, and three assists.

Last weekend, the Golden Suns traveled to Weatherford, Oklahoma to play the number ten team—the Southwestern Oklahoma Bulldogs.

The Bulldogs came out on fire outscoring the Golden Suns 20-15 in the first quarter. The Golden Suns responded going down by five with a 15-2 run, taking the lead 32-26 the lead with 2:22 until halftime.

The Bulldogs would take the lead again, 35-34, with 25 seconds left in the second quarter. Kylie Ladd, from Ozark, tied the game up with a free throw. Ladd scored seven points in this game.
The third quarter was close—it featured five ties and four lead changes. The Bulldogs hit a three-pointer with 1:06 left to play in the third.

In the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs went on 7-1 run. Jacie Higgins, from Conway, hit two free throws to bring the Golden Suns within three, but the Bulldogs scored the final points of the contest to escape with a victory 74-62.

This loss snaps a seven game win streak for the Golden Suns.

Both teams shot under 40 percent from the field, but the Bulldogs netted 10 three-pointers, while Tech was limited to just three.