No.13 Pilots fall to unranked Huntington 95-90

by | Jan 23, 2018 | Headlines, RRSN News | 0 comments

Mishawaka, Ind. – The Bethel College Pilots men’s basketball team dropped their third consecutive game on Tuesday evening to the Huntington Foresters, snapping their Crossroads League-leading streak of 134 games without three straight losses.

GAME VITALS

  • Score: Huntington def. Bethel 95-90
  • Records:  Bethel (17-6, 6-5) | Huntington (9-14, 5-6)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – No. 13 | Huntington – not rated
  • Location: Wiekamp Athletic Center | Bethel College | Mishawaka, Ind.

 

STAT TRACKER

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • The Pilots lost their third straight game for the first time since Jan. 8-14, 2014, snapping their Crossroads League-leading streak of 134 consecutive games without three straight losses. Incidentally, both losing streaks were punctuated by a Forester win in Mishawaka.
  • The Pilots outscored the Foresters 38-14 in the paint, but were outscored from the three-point line 45-6.
  • Gage Ott scored a career-high 36 points on 14-19 from the field.
  • The Foresters grabbed their first lead of the game at 7:35 left in the first half, 29-26. The Pilots closed the first half on a 4-0 run to take a 49-47 lead into halftime. The Foresters opened the second half on a 20-8 run to retake the lead for good.

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots hit the road on Saturday to take on No. 8 Indiana Wesleyan in Marion at 3pm, the second game in a men’s and women’s double header. The Wildcats defeated the Pilots 91-70 in the Gates Gymnasium earlier this season on January 6.
  • FINAL 1 2 F
    Huntington (Ind.) 9-14, 5-6 CL 47 48 95
    Bethel College 17-6, 6-5 CL 49 41 90
    Jan. 23, 2018
    Mishawaka, IN
    HUNTINGTON (IND.) INDV. LEADERS BETHEL COLLEGE
    #10 Mike Bush – 32 Points #42 Gage Ott – 36
    #35 Kyle Platt – 6 Rebounds #42 Gage Ott – 8
    #10 Mike Bush – 9 Assists #5 Kyle Hartman – 5
    HUNTINGTON (IND.) TEAM STATISTICS BETHEL COLLEGE
    52.6% (30 – 57) Field Goals % 53.8% (35 – 65)
    53.6% (15 – 28) 3 Point Field Goals % 11.8% (2 – 17)
    71.4% (20 – 28) Free Throws 78.3% (18 – 23)
    32 Rebounds 32
    11 Assists 19
    14 Turnovers 12
    7 2nd Chance Pts 14

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