Smith's late free throws push Eagles past TAMIU on road


January 12, 2018

LAREDO, Texas (Jan. 11, 2018) – Oklahoma Christian picked a good time to end its free-throw shooting malaise.

The Eagles – who often have struggled at the line this basketball season – went a difference-making 11 of 12 on Thursday night at Texas A&M International. Junior forward Roderick Smith hit the two biggest free throws with 2.1 seconds left to give the Eagles a 62-60 win.

OC (6-9, 2-2 Heartland Conference) won a league game on the road for the first time since Dec. 17, 2016, at Oklahoma Panhandle State. More importantly, the surprising Eagles – picked in the preseason to finis...

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