SHAWNEE — OBU opened the game with a 6-2 run and clung to a single digit lead for much of the half. The Hillcats outscored OBU 12-2 over the final six minutes of the first stanza to take a 24-22 lead into the locker room at the break.
Holdman led all scorers with 17 points while Kendrell Thompson added 13 points. Despite not making a three-pointer for the first time this season, Williams finished with 10 points. The Hillcats won the battle on the boards 37-28.
Adams led the Bison in scoring with 16 points. OBU shot 42 percent from the field and 20 percent from behind the arc.
Rogers State (17-6, 5-4) returns to the Claremore Expo on Monday night as the Cats look to avenge a one-point loss from earlier this season against No. 6 John Brown. The game is set to tip at 8 p.m. It will be streamed live on the Hillcat Network at www.rsuhillcats.com/live and on RSU Radio 91.3 FM.