MISHAWAKA – Bethel Men’s Basketball found their stride late in the first half and took control in the second half to defeat Taylor 75-66 on Wednesday night in the Wiekamp Athletic Center. Drew Greene led a balanced Pilot offensive effort with 14 points off the bench.
Score: Bethel def. Taylor 75-66
Records: Bethel (10-7, 3-2) | Taylor (6-10, 2-3)
NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – NR | Taylor – NR
Location: Wiekamp Athletic Center | Bethel University | Mishawaka, Ind.
Drew Greene: 14 pts, 4 ast, 5-9 fg
Brandon Hunt: 13 pts, 7 reb, 1 blk
Jani Griffith: 8 pts, 6 reb, 3-5 fg
Jared DeHart: 7 pts, 3 reb, 3 ast
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
The Pilots seized momentum in the final 90 seconds of the first half and into the second half, using a 15-2 run to turn a two-point deficit into a 48-37 lead with 16:27 left in the game.
The Pilots shot 53-percent from the field and tallied 17 assists on 31 made field goals.
All nine Pilots who saw action scored and seven totaled at least seven points.
NEXT TIME OUT
The Pilots travel to Marion to take on Indiana Wesleyan at 3:00 on Saturday.