Page controlled the tempo from the tip and surged to a early lead going on a 17-2 run. Julius Brooks had Page’s first 7 points from the floor. Ragsdale struggled early and missed close to 15 free throws in the 1st half.
Page dominated the glass on both ends of the floor in the 1st half. This game came down to Ragsdale making plays in the 2nd half that boosted their confidence. Page tried to close the game out, but the tigers forced overtime. Page had a chance to go up with 2.7 seconds left in the 4th with a 1 and 1 situation, but the free throw rimmed out and the Tigers held on to take it to overtime. Ragsdale made free throws late in overtime with 7.8 seconds remaining, Page had one last chance to tie it, but Jordan Weethee’s 3 point attempt rattled out.
Jay Canty led Ragsdale with 20 points and Jordan Weethee led Page with 19.
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