MOUNTAINEER ROUNDUP: Eastern back to hoops with conference slate

Jan. 9—The Mountaineers and Lady Mountaineers are back on the hardwood.

Eastern Oklahoma State College men's and women's basketball got back to work to start 2024, earning wins to open the second half of the season.

The Mountaineers earned massive wins over OKC Storm and University of Arkansas Cossatot, while the Lady Mountaineers opened 2024 with a dominant win over UA Cossatot as well.

Here's a recap of finals and quick stats for Mountaineer athletics from Jan. 1-7:

Jan. 2 MBB vs. OKC Storm (W, 115-58) (Marque Wilkerson 16 points, Jamouri Mccalister 14 points, Xavier Lucas 14 points, Jordyn Brown 11 points, Julius Williams 11 points, Jordan Kuac 11 points, Andre Kanu 11 points, Jackson Greene eight points, Jamel Graves six points, Cole Simpson six points, Cole Allen four points, Ian Hardwick there points)

Jan. 4 WBB vs. University of Arkansas Cossatot (W, 92-72) (Tarellya Baber 21 points, Kaylynn Whelan 20 points, Emilee Proctor 14 points, Mackenzie Heeke 13 points, Olivia Johnson 11 points, Asia Johnson six points, Sophia Cortez three points, Seniya Wilson two points, Julianna Matlock one point, Nadiyah Cooper one point)

Jan. 4 MBB vs. University of Arkansas Cossatot (W, 96-63) (Jackson Greene 16 points, Jamouri Mccalister 11 points, Marque Wilkerson 11 points, Andre Kanu 10 points, DD Coleman 10 points, Jordyn Brown 10 points, Xavier Lucas eight points, Jamel Graves eight points, Julius Williams six points, Cole Simpson four points, Ian Hardwick three points)


The Mountaineers and Lady Mountaineers have now embarked on a full slate of conference play, with NOC-Enid coming to town on Thursday.

Here's the full lineup of upcoming Eastern athletics contests from Jan. 8-14:

Jan. 8 WBB @ Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa, 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 8 MBB @ Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa, 7:30 p.m.

Jan. 11 WBB vs. Northern Oklahoma College-Enid, 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 11 MBB vs. Northern Oklahoma College-Enid, 7:30 p.m.