All Five Starters in Double Figures as Pilots Rout Leafs

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All Five Starters in Double Figures as Pilots Rout Leafs

 

MISHAWAKA, Ind. – The Bethel College Pilots men’s basketball team defeated Goshen in their Crossroads League home opener on Wednesday night 83-61 on the strength of a 34-10 run in the second half to blow the game open. All five Pilot starters reached double figures for the first time in 15 games.

 

GAME VITALS

  • Game Score: Bethel def. Goshen 83-61
  • Records:Bethel (10-1, 2-0) | Goshen (1-8, 0-2)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll:Bethel – No. 15 | Goshen – not rated
  • Location: Wiekamp Athletic Center | Bethel College | Mishawaka, Ind.

 

STAT TRACKER

  • Trevion Crews – 21 pts, 8 reb, 5 ast, 4 stl
  • Trey’von Covington – 19 pts, 7 reb, 4 ast, 4-9 3-pt
  • Luke Fisher – 13 pts, 5 reb, 3 ast, 2-3 3-pt
  • Paul Forman – 10 pts, 8 reb, 2 stl

 

NEWS AND NOTES

  • Trevion Crews recorded his seventh game of the season with at least 20 points and 7 rebounds, going for game-highs of 21 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 steals.
  • The Pilots used a 34-10 run to dominate the second half to extend a three-point halftime lead to a 73-46 advantage with just over six minutes remaining.
  • Trey’von Covington knocked down four triples for the third time this season.
  • All five starters scored in double figures for the first time this season and the first time since February 13 of last season.

 

THOUGHTS FROM COACH LIGHTFOOT

  • “Really proud of the way the guys came out and competed tonight, especially in the second half. They represented our team, our toughness, and our school well by the way they carried themselves and competed. We still have lots of room for improvement, which is fun, but we played a really good second half of basketball.”

 

UP NEXT

  • The Pilots travel to Winona Lake on Saturday to take on the red team in a men’s and women’s doubleheader. Tip-off for the men’s game is scheduled for 3:00 p.m.

 

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