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Washburn men's basketball on road at Oklahoma Baptist Tuesday night

Rick Peterson, Top Sports News Writer


Washburn men's basketball will continue its non-conference slate at Oklahoma Baptist at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Shawnee, Okla.

ConnorDeffebaugh1Connor Deffebaugh is averaging a team-high 13.3 points for Washburn entering Tuesday's game at Oklahoma Baptist. [Photo by Rex Wolf/TSN]

The Ichabods are 2-2 this season after a 79-70 loss at Rockhurst last Saturday while Oklahoma Baptist is 1-2 this season with its lone win coming in a 78-67 win over MIAA member Missouri Western.

The Bison are coming off a 98-86 loss at Oral Roberts in an exhibition game.

Oklahoma Baptist topped the Ichabods last season in Lee Arena, 69-63.

Connor Deffebaugh leads the Ichabods in scoring at 13.3 points per game while Andrew Orr is averaging 10.3 points. Deffebaugh also leads the team in assists with 5.3 per game.

Levi Braun is scoring 8.8 points while hitting 9 of 16  3-pointers.

Brady Christiansen's 9.5 rebounding average is fourth in the MIAA.

Paul King leads Oklahoma Baptis at 19.7 points per game while Trey Doomes averages 17.3 points and D.J. Freeman 11 points.

Washburn will be back at home on Saturday for a 2 p.m. non-conference game against Ottawa University.

The Ichabods will open MIAA play at Northeastern State next Monday.

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