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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...

Men’s basketball drops season opener

Story by Chad Mullens

November 3, 2013


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Baker University men’s basketball team lost its season-opening game to Hastings College 89-77 on Friday. Hastings led by as many as 25 points in the game, shooting 31-53 from the field and 21-29 at the free-throw line. The Wildcats’ defense was unable to stop Hastings center Dylan Flynn,...

Men’s basketball welcomes 11 newcomers

Men’s basketball welcomes 11 newcomers

Story by Chad Mullens

October 23, 2013


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Baker University men’s basketball team may have graduated seven key players last spring, but 11 newcomers will provide fresh energy to the young squad. The Wildcats look to bounce back from their 15-14 record and sixth-place finish in the Heart of America Athletic Conference, which disappointed...