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Men’s basketball loses seventh straight

Men’s basketball loses seventh straight

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

January 26, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The men’s basketball team dropped its seventh straight game on Saturday, losing on the road to the Missouri Valley Vikings 69-60. This loss drops the ‘Cats to 7-12 overall and to last place at 1-8 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. Before the loss to Missouri Valley, the Wildcats started...

Men drop fifth straight at Evangel

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

January 19, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The men’s basketball team lost its fifth straight game Saturday against the No.22 Evangel University Crusaders 68-62. This loss, coupled with a 73-63 home loss to the Avila University Eagles on Thursday, dropped the Wildcats' record to 7-10 overall and 1-6 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. Avila Sophomore Tyrome Parker ro...

Men’s basketball falls twice in HAAC play

January 11, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The men’s basketball team fell two times in one week for the second time in conference play this season. The Wildcats lost 60-45 to the No. 11 Benedictine College Ravens Thursday night in Collins Center and lost 64-61 to the Culver-Stockton College Wildcats on Saturday in Canton, Missouri. The Wildcats...

Men fall 75-64 in first game of 2015

Men fall 75-64 in first game of 2015

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

January 4, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The men’s basketball team had its two-game winning streak snapped with a 75-64 loss to the 5-11 McPherson Bulldogs Jan. 3 at the Collins Center. After two games of nearly flawless offensive basketball, the Wildcats struggled to score in the paint or on the perimeter and their record dropped to 7-6...

Parker, Young lead in win over Haskell

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

December 16, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The men’s basketball team won its second consecutive game on Monday night with an 88-76 victory over Haskell Indian Nations University. The Wildcats improved to 7-5 on the season after shooting 52 percent in field goals on the night. For the second game in a row, it was the plethora of players...

Men’s basketball drops first two conference games

Men’s basketball drops first two conference games

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

December 9, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Baker University men’s basketball team opened conference play with two close losses putting the Wildcats into an immediate 0-2 hole in the Heart of America Athletic Conference and 5-5 on the season. Freshman Daniel Young drives the lane for a layup against Central Methodist sophomore Scott Stegeman...

Men’s basketball prepared for conference

Men’s basketball prepared for conference

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

December 3, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Baker University men’s basketball team is set for its first weekend of conference play against rival MidAmerica Nazarene Pioneers on Dec. 4 and at home against the Central Methodist University Eagles on Dec. 6. Last season, the Wildcats split the season series with both teams. Baker won its...

Men’s basketball splits HAAC/KCAC Challenge

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

November 17, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Baker University men’s basketball team split its weekend series in the HAAC/KCAC Classic in Leavenworth, Kansas. The Wildcats lost 74-47 to the University of Saint Mary and beat Ottawa University 66-55. On Friday, the ‘Cats faced off against the Spires from Saint Mary. Freshman guard Javeion...

Men’s basketball splits in Wildcat Classic

Men’s basketball splits in Wildcat Classic

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

November 10, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Baker University men’s basketball team fell to the sixth ranked St. Gregory’s University Cavaliers 79-71 in its home opener for the 2014-15 season at the Baker Wildcat Classic. However, the next day the Wildcats bounced back with a big win over the Friends University Falcons 67-47, which put...

2014-15 Men’s Basketball Preview

2014-15 Men’s Basketball Preview

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

October 29, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Baker University men’s basketball team is set to start its 2014-15 season against Kansas Wesleyan on Nov. 4. The team was picked seventh place in the Heart of America Athletic Conference preseason coaches' poll. Head coach Sean Dooley and his team are looking to bounce back from a rough year...

Benedictine ends BU’s late-season run

Benedictine ends BU’s late-season run

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer

March 5, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Baker University men’s basketball team pulled off a two-game win streak at the end of the regular season to put the Wildcats in the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament for the third year in a row. But the late-season run came to an end on Wednesday in Atchison when the Wildcats fell...

Men’s basketball edges into HAAC tournament

Men’s basketball edges into HAAC tournament

March 2, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

After winning its final two games of the regular season, the Baker University men’s basketball team found its way into the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament. Only the league’s top eight teams make the tournament, and Baker grabbed the final selection. The Wildcats began the week...