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2015-16 men’s basketball preview

2015-16 men’s basketball preview

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer

October 27, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The men’s basketball team will start the 2015-16 season at Ottawa University on Oct. 31. The team finished 9-20 last season and 3-15 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference, falling in the first round of the conference tournament. Head coach Sean Dooley has posted a 56-65 record since his start...

Men’s basketball season ends at Avila

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

March 4, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The men’s basketball team ended its season Tuesday with a 71-53 loss to the Avila Eagles during the play-in round of the HAAC tournament. The Wildcats, who finished at 9-20 overall and 3-15 in the conference, fell in the opening round of the HAAC tournament for the third consecutive season. “Bottom...

Men fall in home finale

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

March 2, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The men’s basketball team finished its regular season with two straight losses. Baker lost to Peru State 82-70 on Feb. 26 and also suffered a 71-56 defeat at the hands of the Missouri Valley Vikings on senior night Feb. 28. The ‘Cats finished the regular season with an overall record of 9-19 and...

Baker men fall to No. 18 Evangel

Baker men fall to No. 18 Evangel

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

February 23, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

In a hard-fought game at home on Saturday against the 18th-ranked Crusaders from Evangel University, the Wildcats fell 61-53. This loss puts the ‘Cats at 9-17 on the season and 3-13 in the HAAC. After losing a heartbreaker to Avila on Thursday, 74-60, the Wildcats are not heading toward a happy postseason. “It...

Men’s team wins big on Valentine’s Day

Men’s team wins big on Valentine’s Day

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

February 17, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Wildcats split Valentine’s Day weekend with a 53-49 loss to the No. 11 Benedictine College Ravens on Feb. 12 then an 85-71 win against the Culver-Stockton College Wildcats on Feb. 14. The Wildcats now sit in ninth place in the Heart of America Athletic Conference at 9-15 overall and 3-11 in conference...

Men break nine-game losing streak

Men break nine-game losing streak

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

February 8, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

For the first time this season since Dec. 15, the men's basketball team walked off the court with a win. The Baker men hosted Graceland on Saturday and ended the game with a score of 83-69. This game snapped a nine-game losing streak to give the ‘Cats an 8-14 record on the season and 2-10 in the...

Men’s losing streak reaches nine games

Men’s losing streak reaches nine games

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

February 1, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The men’s basketball team had a rough week of play, losing to the MidAmerica Nazarene University Pioneers and the Central Methodist University Eagles. These two losses make nine-straight for the Wildcats, who have not yet found a way to win in 2015 with their last win dating back to Dec. 15 against...

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...