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Bethel WBB late rally falls short

by | Dec 13, 2020 | Basketball Blogs, Headlines | 0 comments

MISHAWAKA – Bethel Women’s Basketball fell 73-71 to Mount Vernon Nazarene on Saturday afternoon. After trailing by as many as 15 points with 8:22 remaining, the Pilots mounted a 16-3 run to pull within a bucket over the next two and a half minutes to get back into the game, and had a three-pointer at the buzzer to win it but could not get it to fall.



  • Score: Mount Vernon Nazarene def. Bethel 73-71
  • Records: Bethel (3-6, 0-3) | Mount Vernon Nazarene (1-4, 1-2)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll:  Bethel – NR | Mount Vernon Nazarene – NR
  • Location: Wiekamp Athletic Center | Bethel University | Mishawaka, Ind.





  • The Pilots pulled down 18 offensive boards but could only convert them into 9 points.
  • The Pilots shot 26.7-percent from the three—their third straight game and fourth this season shooting less than 30-percent from long range.
  • Kelsey Brickner pulled down 11 rebounds—her fourth game of her career and third this season with double-digit rebounds.
  • Sydney Williams recorded a career-high 10 rebounds.



  • The Pilots take on Holy Cross in Notre Dame, Indiana at 5:30 pm on Monday.