NO. 23 Bethel falls at No.4 IWU 95-92

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MARION, Ind. – The Bethel College Pilots’ men’s basketball team opened up a 15-point advantage in the first half over No. 4 Indiana Wesleyan, but could not hold it in the second half, falling behind by as many as 10 before battling back to have a chance at the buzzer, ultimately losing 95-92 to the Wildcats.

GAME VITALS

  • Game Score: Indiana Wesleyan def. Bethel 95-92
  • Records: Bethel (14-4, 3-3) | Indiana Wesleyan (15-3, 4-2)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – No. 23 | Indiana Wesleyan – No. 4
  • Location: Luckey Arena | Indiana Wesleyan University | Marion, Ind.

STAT TRACKER

NEWS AND NOTES

  • The Pilots have now lost three straight and seven of their last 10 against the Wildcats.
  • Trevion Crews tied his season-high with 30 points.
  • The Pilots shot a season-best 11-of-22 from the three-point line, including a combined 7-of-9 from Crews and Ryan Lutz.
  • The 95 points allowed by the Pilots is the most since allowing 102 points to Marian on Jan. 3, 2018.
  • The Pilots led by as many as 15 points (50-35) with 2:36 remaining in the first half, but the Wildcats used a 19-4 run spanning both halves to tie the game at 54 with 17:22 remaining.

UP NEXT

  • The Pilots return to the Wiekamp Athletic Center to take on NAIA No. 15 Marian on Tuesday, January 8 at 7:00 pm.

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