Storm enter key stretch of games

DURANT, Okla. - Southeastern heads into a key stretch in its push for a post-season berth as it will play three games over five days beginning with a Feb. 11 contest at Oklahoma Baptist at 7:30 p.m. in Shawnee, Okla.

A Saturday home matchup with Northwestern Oklahoma State followed on Feb. 13 at 3 p.m., followed by a Feb. 15 contest with rival East Ce3ntral at 7:30 p.m. in Bloomer Sullivan Arena.

SE comes into the weekend with an 8-13 record overall and a 6-9 mark in Great American Conference play which leaves them in a tie with Arkansas Tech for eighth in the GAC standings with the top-eight advancing to the conference tournament.

The Storm have won three of their last five and are coming off a 71-46 win over Henderson State in its last outing.

SE features a trio of double-digit scorers with Anton Cook leading the way with 16.5 ppg, while Sami Bzai is right behind at 15.2.

Both have made 50 or more threes on the season and are shooting better than 43 percent from the field overall.

Nathan Jackson is adding 10.1 ppg while shooting 56.8 percent from the floor.

Bzai and Cook also lead the team in assists with 3.0 and 2.7 apg, respectively.

Tyler Lonzie leads the way on the boards with 6.3 rebounds per game, while Jackson is adding 5.6, with Cook and Kyle Roberts adding 4.1 per game each.

The Bison enter the weekend at 6-13 overall and 2-13 in GAC play but are coming off an 86-78 win over Harding last time out.

Their offense is led by Steven green at 17.9 ppg, while Chandler Rickey is pulling down a team-best 8.2 rebounds and Vladimir Nemcok is handing out 6.1 assists per game.

NWOSU enters the weekend with a 7-12 mark overall and a 7-8 record in league play and is sitting seventh in the league standings, just a game ahead of SE.

The Rangers are led by Adrian Motley who is putting up 18.2 ppg while also leading the team in rebounds at 7.5 per contest, with Brandon Green dishing out 4.9 assists per game.

ECU enters the weekend at 15-6 on the season and 11-4 in GAC play, tied for second in the league standings.

The Tigers are led by Stirling Thomas who is putting up 19.4 ppg on the season while also dishing out a team best 2.9 assists per game, with Ishmael Donzo leading the way on the glass with 7.3 rebounds per game.