MISHAWAKA – No. 17 Bethel Men’s Basketball notched their 20th win of the season on Saturday, taking a US Highway 20 Cup Series matchup win over Goshen 96-84. Nathan Aerts led the Pilots with 25 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 assists in the win.
- Score: Bethel def. Goshen 96-84
- Records: Bethel (20-9, 9-7) | Goshen (3-24, 0-16)
- NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – No. 17 | Goshen – NR
- Location: Gunden Gymnasium | Goshen College | Goshen, Ind.
- Nathan Aerts: 25 pts, 9 reb, 6 ast
- Jared DeHart: 23 pts, 5-8 3-pt
- Wesley Burse: 15 pts, 6 reb, 2-3 3-pt
- Jani Griffith: 11 pts, 6 reb, 4-7 fg
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
- The Pilots have allowed opponents to shoot above 50-percent from the field for the fifth straight game.
- The Pilots clinched the third seed in the upcoming Crossroads League Tournament. The Pilots own the tiebreaker over Saint Francis by way of splitting with Marian during the regular season, while the Cougars were swept by the Knights.
- The Pilots owned the boards, outrebounding the Maple Leafs 41-22.
- Trevion Crews did not play for normal rest.
NEXT TIME OUT
- The Pilots will host Mount Vernon Nazarene in the Crossroads League Tournament Quarterfinals on Wednesday at 7:00 pm in the Wiekamp Athletic Center.