DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Freshmen Kyle Mangas, Sam McCracken, and Grant Smith combined for 50 points on Monday in an 88-71 victory over Doane (Neb.) in Daytona Beach, Florida. Mangas and Smith each scored 21 points while the Wildcats were 20-of-25 from the free throw line.
- Score: Indiana Wesleyan def. Doane, 88-71
- Records: Indiana Wesleyan 12-2 | Doane 6-8
- NAIA Top- 25 Rank: Indiana Wesleyan – No. 4 | Doane – Not ranked
- Location: DME Sports Academy | Daytona Beach, Florida
- Sam McCracken: 8 points
- Trevor Waite: 10 points
- Kyle Mangas: 21 points
- Grant Smith: 21 points
- Evan Maxwell: 16 points
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
- Indiana Wesleyan shot 80-percent from the foul line on 20-of-25 shooting.
- The 21 points for Grant Smith is a new career-best for the first year forward. He previously scored 14 points on November 28 in a win over Goshen (Ind.).
- Kyle Mangas has scored 20 or more points in seven games this season. The freshman has averaged 24.1 points over his last 9 games.
COACH TONAGEL SAYS…
- “Our team showed its depth tonight. We got contributions from a lot of different guys. I thought Grant Smith gave us a huge lift off the bench tonight.”
NEXT TIME OUT
- Indiana Wesleyan has a quick turnaround with a morning game on Tuesday. IWU battles Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) at 11 a.m. in Daytona Beach.