Carson, a 6’4 senior, scored 16 points and pulled down nine
rebounds for OPSU in Friday’s loss to Wichita State. – Larry
**For Immediate Release**
Aggies Fall to Wichita State, 83-55
by Scott Puryear of Aggie Sports on 11/18/05
Goodwell, OK – The Oklahoma Panhandle State men’s
basketball team traveled across the Kansas border and stopped
in Wichita to play in front of over 10,000 people on Friday
night. The Aggies played with heart, and their coach was
not disappointed as they fell to the Shockers of Wichita
Wichita State, an excellent NCAA Division I team, upped
their record to 3-0 while the Aggies dropped to 0-2.
The Aggies played very well at times, and though the Shockers
had a formidable height advantage, the stats show they
could only block one OPSU shot.
Juan Carson led the Aggies with 16 points and nine rebounds,
while teammates William Preston and Eddie Moss added 13
and 11 respectively. Preston also had five rebounds and
was 3-5 from the three point arc.
After the game, OPSU head coach Curt Connor said he saw
some good things and that he was proud of the courage his
The Aggies will be back on their home court on Tuesday
at 7:00 p.m. to face Midwestern State, a good team from
the Lone Star Conference.