TC drops pair to Bacone


MUSKOGEE, Okla. — The Texas College basketball teams dropped a pair of Red River Athletic Conference basketball games on Saturday.

Derrick Thomas hit for 24 points and Kwame Bates added 22 as the Warriors defeated the Steers, 88-77.

The Steers fall to 20-9 on the season and 13-8 in conference play. Bacone improves to 7-21 and 5-16.

In the women’s game, the Lady Steers fell 72-59. TC’s Keyara Criner (12 points), Jasmine Becks (11) and Ashli Smith (10) combined for 33 points.

The Lady Steers fall to 5-23 and 4-18, while Bacone improves to 10-17 and 8-14.

TC returns to play on Monday, playing at Langston. Game times are 5:30 (women) and 7:30 (men) p.m.