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Huntington, Ind. – The Bethel College Pilots men’s basketball continued with their pre-Christmas break Crossroads League schedule and dominated the Foresters in a road matchup.

GAME VITALS

  • Score:  Bethel def. Huntington 85-63
  • Records:  Bethel (9-1, 2-0) | Huntington (4-6, 0-2)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – No. 16 | Huntington – not rated
  • Location: Merillat Complex | Huntington University | Huntington, Ind.

STAT TRACKER

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • Tanner Shepherd scored a career-high 25 points on a career-high 5-8 from three-point range.
  • The Pilots never trailed in the ballgame, with a game-high lead of 24 points with 5:00 remaining in the game at 76-52.
  • The Pilots held the nation’s leading assist man Mike Bush (11.1 per game) to just 6 assists.
  • Paul Forman notched his fifth double-double of the season with 13 points and 11 rebounds, tying him for the Crossroads League lead in double-doubles.

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots continue Crossroads League play with a home match-up with rival Grace in a men’s and women’s double header. Women tip at 1pm while the men tip at 3pm. The Pilots and Lancers have one of the most storied rivalries in all of small college basketball. Since 1959, the two teams have met 130 times with the Pilots holding a 67-63 advantage in wins. The two teams are separated by just 55 total points through their entire series history.
FINAL 1 2 F
Bethel (Ind.) 9-1,2-0 42 43 85
Huntington (Ind.) 4-6,0-2 29 34 63
Nov. 28, 2017
Huntington, IN
BETHEL (IND.) INDV. LEADERS HUNTINGTON (IND.)
#24 Tanner Shepherd – 25 Points #10 Mike Bush – 15
#43 Paul Forman – 11 Rebounds 5 Players – 3
#5 Kyle Hartman – 10 Assists #10 Mike Bush – 6
BETHEL (IND.) TEAM STATISTICS HUNTINGTON (IND.)
55.2% (32 – 58) Field Goals % 39.7% (23 – 58)
45.5% (10 – 22) 3 Point Field Goals % 38.1% (8 – 21)
78.6% (11 – 14) Free Throws 60% (9 – 15)
43 Rebounds 25
23 Assists 13
17 Turnovers 11
15 2nd Chance Pts 6