AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) – The West Texas A&M basketball team took to the court on Sunday for a special New Year’s Day game against Cameron. Both teams achieved double-digit wins.
The men beat the Aggies 102-80 again thanks to big scoring performances from Larry Wise (20 points) and Julius Brown (19 points). Wise’s scoring surge is a welcome sight for the buff, as he has achieved his 20.0 PPG in the last four games after posting just his 13.4 PPG leading up to the recent stretch. Buffs surpassed his 100 points for the third time in a win this season and remains undefeated in conference play.
“If you’re not ready to play, you can lose in this league. Any night.” “I was really proud of the guys in the second half tonight. I thought we played really well and I hope we can play like that for the rest of the year. , the way he played today, if he can do it, we’re going to be pretty tough. I think it’s good and we need to keep doing that.”
The Lady Buffs made equal, if not better, plays in an 81–48 victory over the Lady Aggies. Karley Motschenbacher carried on the success from Friday night’s game to take the lead in scoring. Over the holiday weekend, Motschenbacher posted his 12.0 PPG, shot 69.2% from the field, and shot perfect over the arc on four attempts, 100%. did. Lady Buffs posted his second-highest and third-highest points score of the season in both games this weekend, in which he surpassed 80.
“I always say to our girls, you’re going to pull yourself apart on defense. Not for offensive purposes. So you have to keep that kind of defense going.” , when asked about the team’s offensive successes in the last two games, said: “We knew the offense was coming and we’re doing well on the offense. We share the ball really well. We’re playing inside out. If you play from the inside out, I think you have a chance to make things happen that way.Confidence is also a beast.If you have confidence, you can achieve a lot. I am proud of that for our children.”
Both teams’ next match will be against Angelo State. Rams and Lady Rams have only lost one in conference play so far this season and could be the toughest completion both Buffs and Lady Buffs have to face in this year’s Lonestar Conference. I have. Those games are played on Friday nights.
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