The Arka Tech

Making it rain from behind the arc

Ricci Logan/The Arka Tech Alex Brown, from Vernon, Florida, sparked a 20-5 run. Brown hit six three pointers in the first half.

The Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys will travel to Magnolia for their next game, as the Wonder Boys take on Southern Arkansas, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15.

In last weekend’s match up, the Wonder Boys set a school record for most three-pointers made in a single game. The Wonder Boys were on fire, hitting 20 three-pointers against the Oklahoma Baptist Bisons.

The Bisons started off strong in the first half as they led 9-8 at the 16:38 minute mark. The Wonder Boys responded with a 17-2 run, capped by Montrell Williams, from Rocky Mount, North Carolina, hitting a fade away jumper. With twelve minutes remaining in the opening half, the Wonder Boys were up fourteen points, 25-11.

Alex Brown, from Vernon, Florida, sparked a 20-5 run. Brown hit six three‑pointers in the first half.

The Wonder Boys lead 55-32 going into half time. The Wonder Boys hit twelve three-pointers, shooting 52.17 percent from behind the arc in the first half.

Coming out at half time, the Bisons went on 5-2 but the Wonder Boys answered with an 8-0 run. Six of those points came from behind the arc. The Wonder Boys quickly took their largest lead of the game, 65-28. The Bisons would eventually lose this game as the Wonder offense was too much to handle.

Arkansas Tech moves to 9-8 in conference play; the Wonder Boys are currently tied for fifth in the Great American Conference standings.

Brown set a new school record and Great American Conference record for most three-pointers in a single game with 12 threes. Brown went 12-for-20 from behind the arc. Brown finished with a monstrous double-double with 41 points and 10 rebounds.

RJ Glasper, from Forrest City, fell three rebounds shy of posting a triple-double as he finished the day with ten points, a career-high 12 assists and seven rebounds.