ENID — Erasing a six-point halftime deficit Monday night in Enid’s Mabee Center, the Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Golden Norsemen defeated the Northern Oklahoma College Jets, 70-66, in an Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup.
Prior to Thursday’s conference clash with Murray State College in the NEO Field House, the Norsemen are tied with Seminole State College for third place in the league.
The Golden Norse are 4-2 in the conference and 13-5 overall. NOC-Enid fell to 2-4 in the OCAC and 9-7 on the season.
Northern-Enid’s loss dropped the Jets to 2-4 in the league and 9-7 on the year.
The Jets constructed a 39-33 lead in the first 20 minutes behind the offensive production of Sebastian Gray, Lense Ramey, Dyaire Holt, Bryshon Bryant, Tony Hall and Kennan Balance.
Gray, Ramey, Holt and Bryant had six points each, Hall five and Balance four.
NEO outscored the Jets 37-27 in the second half.
No additional statistics on the game were available at press time.
The Golden Norse conclude the trek through the OCAC at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 29, by hosting Redlands Community College in the NEO Field House. NEO travels to the Melvin Self Gymnasium in Warner at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 1, to face No. 20 ranked Connors State College.