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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...

Wildcats fall to bottom of HAAC standings

Wildcats fall to bottom of HAAC standings

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer

February 23, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

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


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

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


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

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...

Wildcats fall in HAAC standings

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer

February 3, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Baker University men’s basketball team’s losing skid increased to eight consecutive games this week after falling to MidAmerica Nazarene University 80-58 on Jan. 30 and to Central Methodist University 76-68 on Saturday. The Wildcats started their week against the Pioneers in Olathe, a team...

Men’s basketball struggles in close contests

Men’s basketball struggles in close contests

Story by Baker Orange Staff

January 26, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Two possessions or fewer have decided the last five games for the Baker University men’s basketball team. However, the Wildcats ended on the wrong side of the scoreboard during each of those contests. Baker was unable to snap its six-game losing streak this week, falling to Peru State College by...

No. 5 Evangel hands BU 75-69 loss

No. 5 Evangel hands BU 75-69 loss

Story by Baker Orange Staff

January 20, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Despite outscoring Evangel University in the second half, the Baker University men’s basketball team was unable to clinch an upset over the No. 5 team in the NAIA on Saturday in Collins Center. A 22-point effort from Evangel’s Zack Kleine powered the Crusaders to the 75-69 road win, keeping EU...

Men’s basketball drops third straight

Story by Baker Orange Staff

January 17, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Avila University earned its first conference win of the season Thursday slipping by the Baker University men’s basketball team 92-87 in Kansas City, Mo. BU shot 58 percent from the field, the team’s best shooting percentage of the season; however, it was not enough to overcome Avila’s effort...

Men’s basketball falls to .500 with loss to C-SC

Men’s basketball falls to .500 with loss to C-SC

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

January 13, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Baker University men’s basketball team fell to Culver-Stockton College 65-60 on Saturday in Collins Center. With the home loss, the Wildcats dropped to 8-8 on the season and 2-3 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. BU made just one 3-pointer during the contest and shot 34 percent from...

Ravens soar past BU 76-53

January 9, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Baker University men’s basketball team fell to 2-2 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference with a 76-53 loss to No. 15 Benedictine College Thursday in Atchison. BU’s defense was unable to contain the Ravens as they shot 47 percent from the field and made 11 from behind the arc. Sophomore...