After leading the Golden Eagles to a 2-0 week, junior forward Sofia Mendoza has been named the Sooner Athletic Conference’s Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 8-14, the conference office announced this afternoon.
For the first time in program history, the Golden Eagles (10-2) suffered a loss to Philander Smith (Ark.) as the host Panthers (8-2) rode a 22-5 rally midway through the second half to blow open a 66-61 game to finish off a 96-73 win this afternoon over John Brown inside Mims Gymnasium.
For the second time this season, the Golden Eagles (10-1) will face a ranked Philander Smith (Ark.) team, this time the rivalry turns to Little Rock, Ark., as the two teams battle inside Mims Gymnasium at 4 p.m. this afternoon.
Junior Sofia Mendoza scored a game-high 16 points and the John Brown women’s basketball team (5-8) secured its second two-game winning streak of the season in a 65-27 dismantling of Ecclesia (Ark.) tonight inside Bill George Arena.