Oxford College Men?s Basketball team completed a dramatic comeback to snatch victory from the Catawba Valley Buccaneers in the final minutes of the game, outscoring the Buccaneers 17-2 over the final 2:53 of regulation.
Jane Chambers Bostwick of Atlanta has made a $100,000 gift to Oxford College of Emory University in honor of her late husband, alumnus John Bostwick III, a renowned Emory surgeon. The gift will help fund a new facility for science and mathematics education on the campus in Oxford, Ga.
Oxford College men's basketball team forced the tempo against Southern Wesleyan University, but was unable to keep pace with the blistering hot Warriors, ultimately fading in their comeback bid as Southern Wesleyan earned a hard fought 100-88 victory.
Playing their 2nd home game of 2009, before a packed Oxford crowd was all the Eagles needed as they trumped the Central Carolina Community College Panthers 75-67. Stellar performances by Gabe Martin, Peter Ricks, and Travis Kitchen coincided for a welcome victory on Saturday.
The Eagles had four players score in double digits versus Catawba Valley, earning as much as a 4 point lead in the second stanza, but it was not enough as the Eagles faded down the stretch, dropping a 67-95 decision to the Catawba Valley Buccaneers.
Peter Ricks led three Oxford players in scoring double figures, posting 24 points and 10 rebounds, while the Eagles maintained control throughout the tightly contested affair until the final four minutes,