BETHANY, Okla. — Southeastern nearly erased an eight-point deficit in the final two minutes, but could not regain the lead after closing the gap to one point with 21 seconds to play and the Savage Storm’s road woes continued in a 90-85 loss to Southern Nazarene.

BETHANY, Okla. — Southeastern nearly erased an eight-point deficit in the final two minutes, but could not regain the lead after closing the gap to one point with 21 seconds to play and the Savage Storm’s road woes continued in a 90-85 loss to Southern Nazarene.


The loss drops SOSU to 8-6 overall on the season and 5-3 in Great American Conference play.


It is also the third-straight loss for the Storm and the second-straight away from home. It also drops the team’s road record to 2-5.


Emily Williams matched the game-high in points with 28, while Olivia Potter turned in her first double-digit outing with 11 points on the strength of three 3-point buckets.


Taylor Richards and Haley Schaefer each added nine.


With 30 seconds to play Potter sank a 3 to cut the deficit to 85-82, and after a 1-of-2 effort at the free throw line for SNU another Potter 3 would make the score 86-85 with 21 seconds left.


The Crimson Storm would go 4-of-4 at the free throw line and the Savage Storm was unable to hit shots on its remaining possessions and SNU held on.