Freshmen Lead IWU Men’s Basketball Past Doane

by | Dec 19, 2017 | RRSN News | 0 comments

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.

 

GAME VITALS

  • 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

 

STAT TRACKER

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.

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