Walnut Ridge, Ark. – The Williams Baptist College men's basketball team earned its first win of the 2014-15 season on Thursday night in Springdale, Ark., in convincing fashion against Ecclesia College. The final score was 91-60.
As a team, Williams shot a blistering 70% from the field, including a 6-for-14 mark from the three-point line. The Eagles held Ecclesia to only a 21-for-60 performance from the field and out-rebounded EC 31-23.
James McClain (SR/Covington, Tenn. ) was one of six WBC players to finish with double-figures in scoring. He had 26 points on 12-of-16 shooting. Tevin Howard (JR/Luxora, Ark.) had 20 points on 8-of-10 shooting and he also collected a team-high 11 rebounds. Carter Clerveaux (SR/Brooklyn, N.Y.) (12), Stanley Malcom (JR/Chicago, Ill.) (11), Abel Yekeh (JR/Newark, N.J.) (10) and Aaron Hamby (JR/Malvern, Ark.) (10) also scored in double-figures.