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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...

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...