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Bethel MBB falls short vs No.3 Indiana Wesleyan 95-92

by | Nov 26, 2020 | Basketball Blogs, Featured | 0 comments

MISHAWAKA – Bethel Men’s Basketball battled back from a 12-point deficit to the nation’s No. 3 team on Wednesday night, but fell to Indiana Wesleyan 95-92 in the Wiekamp Athletic Center. TreVion Crews by and large outplayed reigning NAIA National Player of the Year Kyle Mangas, leading all players with 30 points and 5 steals, while adding 6 rebounds and 4 assists.

GAME VITALS

  • Score: Indiana Wesleyan def. Bethel 95-92
  • Records: Bethel (4-2, 1-1) | Indiana Wesleyan (9-0, 2-0)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll:  Bethel – NR | Indiana Wesleyan – No. 3
  • Location: Wiekamp Athletic Center | Bethel University | Mishawaka, Ind.

 

STAT TRACKER

 

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • The Pilots shot 50-percent from the field, their second straight game doing so. The Pilots are shooting 47.5 percent from the field as a team this year.
  • TreVion Crews is just four rebounds shy of becoming the 10th player in program history with 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, and 400 assists in a career.
  • Crews recorded his fifth game of the season with one or zero turnovers. He came into the night ranked 27th in assist-to-turnover ratio at 4.286:1.
  • The Wildcats were given 28 free throw attempts while the Pilots earned just three in the game.
  • Nathan Aerts held Kyle Mangas to five points below his season average and forced him into a season-high 6 turnovers. The Pilots as a team held the Wildcats to their second-worst shooting performance of the season.

 

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots welcome Grace into the Wiekamp Athletic Center on Saturday, December 5 at 1:00 pm.