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JBU moving forward with Thursday games

Posted: December 4, 2013 at 9:32 a.m.

John Brown guard Eliana Fernandez tries to get past Ecclesia defender Tonya Villines as she brings the ball up the court during a game Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at Bill George Arena in Siloam Springs.

John Brown University says it plans to play scheduled basketball games Thursday night against Wayland Baptist.

JBU athletics director Robyn Daugherty said Sooner Athletic Conference administrators believe game officials will make it to Siloam Springs ahead of expected winter weather Thursday. If officials can't make it Thursday or power is out on campus, the game will be played Friday, Daugherty said.

Wayland Baptist players will arrive Wednesday.

The Golden Eagles are scheduled to play a doubleheader Thursday at Bill George Arena, beginning with a women's game at 6 p.m. JBU's women are 7-1 overall this season, while the men are 10-0 overall and ranked No. 14 in NAIA.

Both JBU teams won conference openers Tuesday night against St. Gregory's.

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