BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — Brooks Haddock hit 4 of 4 free throws in the final 31.5 seconds of regulation to lift 16th-ranked (NAIA II) Oklahoma Wesleyan to an 80-77 win over the Bethel College men’s basketball team Wednesday in KCAC play in Bartlesville.


OWU improves to 22-7, 17-6 in conference play, and remains a game out of first place in the KCAC with one game to play.


Bethel drops to 19-10, 14-9 in KCAC play. Bethel is in a tie for sixth place with Kansas Wesleyan.


Bethel jumped to a 15-point lead with 9:08 left in the first half, but the Eagles cut the deficit to two, 45-43, at the half.


Bethel led by seven in the second half. OWU rallied to take a four-point lead with 3:19 to play. A Garrett White three-point play tied the game with 1:29 remaining.


Haddock hit two free throws with 31.5 seconds left to put the Eagles back up by two. Terrell Marshall hit 1 of 2 free throws for Bethel with 8.3 seconds left. Haddock hit two more free throws with 5.1 seconds to play.


A Bethel 3-point shot at the buzzer bounced off the rim.


Haddock scored 17 points, hitting 9 of 10 free throws. Lense Ramsey added 13 points.


Jaylon Scott scored 15 points with 13 rebounds to lead Bethel. Scott Garriga scored 12 points, hitting 5 of 5 from the field. Clifford Byrd II scored 11 points. Garrett White and Poe Bryant each scored 10 points.


Bethel was outscored 18-10 from the free-throw line.


Bethel ends the regular season at 7 p.m. Saturday at home against York College.


The Panthers are 14-15, 10-13 in KCAC play. York is in eighth place in the conference, a game ahead of Avila. Bethel downed York 84-81 earlier this season in Nebraska.


BETHEL (19-10, 14-9 KCAC) — Poe Bryant 4-8 0-0 10, Dakota Foster 3-9 0-0 7, Terrell Marshall 3-11 2-3 9, Jaylon Scott 6-13 2-2 15, Greg White 1-3 0-2 3, Clifford Byrd II 4-11 1-2 11, Tavaughn Flowers 0-2 0-0 0, Garrett White 3-5 3-4 10, Scott Garriga 5-5 2-2 12. TOTALS 29-67 10-15 77.


OKLAHOMA WESLEYAN (22-7, 17-6 KCAC) — Janson Lietzke 3-5 2-2 8, Kazden Ammons 0-0 0-0 0, Lance Tipton 2-7 0-0 5, Brooks Haddock 3-7 9-10 17, Brandon Bird 2-4 0-0 5, Taylen Miller 2-2 3-5 7, Valentin Van Putten 3-4 2-2 8, Max Valentino 2-5 0-0 6, Kaleb Stokes 3-8 0-0 7, Lense Ramey 5-10 2-2 13, Austin Poling 2-4 0-0 4. TOTALS 27-56 18-21 80.


Bethel;45;32;—77


Okla.Wes.;43;37;—80


Total fouls — BC 19, OW 15. Technical fouls — none. Fouled out — none. 3-point shooting — BC 9-30 (Bryant 2-4, Foster 1-4, Marshall 1-5, Scott 1-6, Ga.White 1-2, Byrd II 2-5, Flowers 0-2, Gr.White 1-2), OW 8-24 (Tipton 1-4, Haddock 2-5, Bird 1-3, Van Putten 0-1, Valentino 2-4, Stokes 1-4, Ramey 1-3). Rebounds — BC 27 (Scott 13), OW 40 (Van Putten 9). Assists — BC 17 (Bryant 5), OW 17 (Tipton 5). Turnovers — BC 8 (Marshall 3), OW 16 (Miller 3). Blocked shots — BC 0, OW 2 (Van Putten 1, Valentino 1). Steals — BC 7 (Bryant 2, Marshall 2), OW 2 (Tipton 1, Miller 1).