The Enid Outlaws have returned from the road, sporting a 1-1 record as they take the court tonight (Friday) for their home opener at the Stride Bank Center at 7:00 p.m.
The Outlaws dropped a heartbreaker to the Sugar Land Imperials, 117-115m but followed it up with an excellent win against the Beaumont Panthers 126-112. The team is clearly getting to know each other, and their new Coach, Mark Danhoff, and looking to continue to play team basketball. The team is full of new faces, so Enid has lots of new players to get to know and cheer for.
For the first two games the team has been led in scoring by PG/SG Kadavion Adams (#1) who is averaging 26.5 PPG. Just behind him in scoring is Forward Ricardo Artis II (#3) at 26.0 PPG. Artis also averages 9.5 rebounds per game, which paces the team. PG Daylon “Chuck” Guy (#0) is a true point guard/distributor who is averaging 12 assists per game, along with 14 points.
As for tonight’s opponent, the Potawatomi Fire are 2-0, having beat the Little Rock Lightning and the Rockwall 76’ers. In their game against Little Rock, PG Deshawn Munson (#0) went off for 38 points, 10 rebounds and 6 steals, and F Mustapha Traore (#4) had 27 points and 14 rebounds. The Outlaws will have to contain these two to even have a chance tonight.
Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased at the door or at www.stridebankcenter.com. If you can’t make it tonight, the Outlaws play at home again on Sunday at 4:00 p.m.