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Men's Basketball - Fri, Dec. 17, 2010
Oklahoma Baptist had four runs of 10 or more points to make light work of Baptist Bible Friday night in the Noble Complex, 124-63. (Highlight video) (Facebook photos)

Derick Echols made his successful debut with 19 points and eight rebounds, grabbing seven of those board on the offensive end. He accomplished all that in just over 19 minutes of action.

"He just has another speed," said OBU Coach Doug Tolin of Echols.

Leading 13-8, the Bison scored 19 unanswered points, including seven each from Emmanuel Wilson and Heath McKay, to take a 32-8 lead midway through the first half.

The Bison led by as many as 25 on four occasions in the half, including the half-time margin of 60-35.

Kevin Swinton had two dunks and six points in a 10-0 run early in the second half to give OBU a 74-41 lead and Echols went for six points in a 13-0 run that put the Bison ahead 87-46 with 10:27 left in the game.

OBU rattled off a 20-0 run with seven Bison contributing points to put the Bison ahead 111-50 with 5:24 left in the game.

The lead peaked at 65 points on a lay-up by Wilson for a 117-52 advantage with 4:12 left in the game.

Six Bison hit double figures in scoring.

Swinton led the Bison with 25 points, followed by Wilson with 21, Echols with 19, McKay with 14, Tim Bowman with 13 and Maurice Foster with 10. Foster led with nine rebounds as OBU dominated the boards 47-23.

Jacobi Isham had eight assists with Foster adding seven, while Foster and McKay came up with four steals each.

OBU shot 67.6 percent from the field and 54.5 percent from three-point range.
Bobby Hughes led the Patriots with 18 points.

Now 8-2, the Bison will complete the 2010 portion of the schedule Dec. 29 at home against Dallas Christian. Tip-off is at 3 p.m.