OCU Men and Women Advance to Regional Finals
LOUISVILLE, KY - The OCU men's and women's basketball teams both won their semifinal matchups on Friday to advance to the regional finals on Saturday.
The OCU women dominated Johnson University from the opening tip and went on for a lopsided 97-43 victory. OCU will now prepare to take on the defending national champions when they take on Kentucky Christian University on Saturday at 1:00PM.
The OCU men overcame an intense playoff atmosphere and a raucous crowd on Friday night as the Trailblazers defeated Boyce College 94-67. Boyce was the host school and packed the stands with a large group of supportive fans. OCU stayed focused and took a quick double digit lead and led by as many as 35 late in the second half. The Blazers had 5 players score in double digits in the contest. OCU shot 37 of 59 from the field for 63% including 9 of 19 from three point range. OCU will take on Kentucky Christian University at 3:30PM on Saturday following the women's championship game.
Be sure to tune in to Trailblazer Radio at 12:40PM and 3:10PM for the Championship pre-game show and full game broadcast for both the women's and men's regional finals.