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Bethel MBB Second Half Comeback Falls Short Against MVNU

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Second Half Comeback Falls Short Against MVNU

 

MISHAWAKA – Bethel Men’s Basketball trailed Mount Vernon Nazarene 80-62 with 9:04 remaining and stormed back with a 14-1 run over the next three minutes to get within five and had a three-point attempt to tie it at 87 with 3:00 remaining but could not get the margin in the black, losing 100-97 on Tuesday evening in the Wiekamp Athletic Center. Zac Owens scored a team-high 23 points on 7-13 from the field.

 

GAME VITALS

  • Score: Mount Vernon Nazarene def. Bethel 100-97
  • Records: Bethel (10-9, 3-4) | Mount Vernon Nazarene (13-5, 4-3)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – NR | Mount Vernon Nazarene – NR
  • Location: Wiekamp Athletic Center | Bethel University | Mishawaka, Ind.

 

STAT TRACKER

  • Zac Owens: 23 pts, 7-13 fg, 5-8 3-pt
  • Brandon Hunt: 20 pts, 7 reb, 2 blk
  • Nathan Aerts: 16 pts, 7-12 fg
  • Jared DeHart: 16 pts, 5 reb, 4 ast

 

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • The Cougars led from start to finish. The Pilots have not held a lead in the last two games.
  • The Pilots have lost nine of the last 12 meetings to the Cougars and have allowed 217 points in the last two meetings.

 

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots host Goshen on Saturday at 3:00 pm in the Wiekamp Athletic Center in a “Blue Out” game for the US Highway 20 Cup Series.