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NO.19 BETHEL AVENGE EARLY SEASON LOSS TO CORNERSTONE

by | Jan 24, 2021 | Basketball Blogs, Featured | 0 comments

MISHAWAKA – No. 19 Bethel Men’s Basketball avenged one of their three early season losses on Saturday afternoon, running past the Cornerstone Golden Eagles 112-94. Seven Pilots scored in double figures, led by TreVion Crews‘ game-high 27 points, while Wesley Burse went for 16 points and 6 rebounds off the bench for the Pilots.

 

GAME VITALS

  • Score: Bethel def. Cornerstone 112-94
  • Records: Bethel (18-3) | Cornerstone (3-2)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll:  Bethel – No. 19 | Cornerstone – NR
  • Location: Wiekamp Athletic Center | Bethel University | Mishawaka, Ind.

 

STAT TRACKER

 

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • The Pilots improve to 63-9 all-time against Cornerstone.
  • Head Coach Steve Drabyn earns his 40th career win as a collegiate head coach. He is the second-quickest coach in program history to 40 career wins, doing so in just 54 career games, just one game behind Mike Lightfoot’s 53 career games to reach the mark.
  • Nick Pluta recorded season-highs of 10 points and 8 rebounds—one of five Pilots with at least five rebounds on the night.
  • Jared DeHart tied a season-high with 6 assists.
  • After the Golden Eagles got the margin back to single digits at 79-70 with 11:45 left, the Pilots used a 7-0 run over the next 80 seconds to extend the lead back to 16. From that point, the Pilots’ advantage never shrunk below 11 and grew to as many as 23.
  • The Pilots hit the century mark in scoring for the sixth time this season and are 6-0 when hitting triple digits.

 

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots travel to Huntington on Wednesday at 7:00 pm to take on the Foresters.