The 4th seeded Mustangs started off the 2018 Bible College NIT with a big win over the 5th seeded Eagles of Dayspring Bible College by a final of 74-55.
A tight game throughout the first half would have the Mustangs staked to a 34-30 lead at halftime. A quick 13-3 run to start the second half would see the Mustangs push the lead to double figures and never look back. The backcourt duo of DaQuon Copeland and Grayson Tejeda combined to go 10-18 from the floor including 5-7 from beyond the arc to lead the Mustangs, scoring 15 and 12 respectively, while registering a combined 9 assists and 7 steals. Senior Dixon Oqwo led the efforts on the glass with 9 rebounds to go along with his 10 points and 3 blocks.
The Mustangs return to the court for a semi-final match-up with the #1 seeded Trinity College of Florida(18-7) on March 2nd. The two teams previously played this season in the Mustangs Showcase with MACU taking a 84-79 win. The game will be live streamed starting at 4 pm through the TBC Eagles Athletics. For more news and updates or to find out how you can support MACU athletics visit www.gomacumustangs.com.