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Mishawaka, Ind. – The Bethel College Pilots men’s basketball opened up Crossroads League play for the third straight season against Taylor, ranked No. 15 in the nation, and finished with a 94-90 victory.

GAME VITALS

  • Score:  Bethel def. Taylor 94-90
  • Records:  Bethel (8-1, 1-0) | Taylor (7-1, 0-1)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – No. 22 | Taylor – No. 15
  • Location: Wiekamp Athletic Center | Bethel College | Mishawaka, Ind.

 

STAT TRACKER

 

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • The Pilots outrebounded the Trojans 41-35 and outscored the visitors 13-3 in second chance points.
  • Ryan Lutz notched a Pilot career-high 16 points on 4-of-5 three-point shooting.
  • Paul Forman finished with his double-double this season, with 11 points and a career-high 14 rebounds.
  • The Pilots have won 24 consecutive games in the Wiekamp Athletic Center. Their last loss was a 59-62 defeat to Goshen (Ind.) on Feb. 13, 2016. The Pilots are 34-2 since the start of the 2015-16 on Mike Lightfoot Court.

 

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots continue Crossroads League play with a road trip to Huntington next Tuesday, November 28, and a 7:00 pm tip-off. The Pilots have won four of their last five games in the Merillat Complex and hold a 22-28 all-time record playing at Huntington.