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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Wildcats fall to bottom of HAAC standings

Wildcats fall to bottom of HAAC standings

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer

February 23, 2014

The Baker University men’s basketball team dropped the 12th game out of its last 13 with a 100-62 road loss to Evangel University on Saturday in Springfield, Mo. The 38-point loss was the largest of the season for the Wildcats, who are now 9-18. The Baker defense simply could not hold the Evangel...

Men’s basketball falls to Benedictine, C-SC

Men’s basketball falls to Benedictine, C-SC

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer

February 18, 2014

The Baker University men’s basketball team fell to 9-15 on the season Thursday after losing to the No. 16 Benedictine College 62-51 in Collins Center. “I’m not disappointed with their effort at all,” head coach Sean Dooley said. Effort was not the problem for the Wildcats. Execution, however,...

Men’s basketball snaps losing streak

Men’s basketball snaps losing streak

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer

February 9, 2014

The Baker University men’s basketball team won for the first time in more than a month Saturday, when it defeated the Graceland University Yellowjackets 96-90 in Collins Center. Senior Julian Mills goes up for a shot against Graceland University on Feb. 8 in Collins Center. Mills scored 13 points during...