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Wildcats fall to bottom of HAAC standings

Wildcats fall to bottom of HAAC standings

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer
February 24, 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...

Men’s basketball takes two in McPherson Classic

Story by Sara Bell, Editor
January 5, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Baker University men’s basketball team opened 2014 on a two-game win streak, sweeping the McPherson College Classic on Friday and Saturday in McPherson. The Wildcats trailed in both games, but managed to outscore their opponents when it mattered most. BU opened the tournament with a 65-63 victory...

Men’s basketball upsets No. 15 MNU

Story by Chad Mullens
December 4, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Baker University men’s basketball team came back from a 20-point deficit to defeat the No. 15 MidAmerica Nazarene University Pioneers 90-85 on Tuesday in Collins Center. After falling behind 53-33 with 0:52 in the first half, head coach Sean Dooley had to help inspire a defense that was giving...

Men’s basketball wins home opener

Story by Chad Mullens
November 13, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Stepping onto its home court for the first time this season, the Baker University men's basketball team took down Kansas Wesleyan University, 83-63. The Wildcats improved to 2-2 on the season after outscoring KWU 53-31 in the second half of the game. Junior E.J. Carter recorded his third double-double...