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Cornerstone University 80 Marygrove College 71
Cornerstone – Alex Lyle (15 points)
Marygrove – Darryl Foster (24 points)
Cornerstone – Jake Plite (13 rebounds)
Marygrove – Darryl Foster (12 rebounds)
KEY TEAM STATS
The Golden Eagles made 32 of 39 (78%) from the foul line today in the win..
The Golden Eagles faced a tough Marygrove team today and they led from start to finish but the Mustangs just would not go away. Cornerstone jumped out to a 12-5 lead in the first 5:14 of the game. The Mustangs responded with a 7-2 run over the next four minutes to bring the score to 14-12.. The Golden Eagles would extend the lead to as high as 13 points (37-24) but would settle for a 37-29 halftime lead going into the locker room. The Mustangs would play almost even with the Golden Eagles in the second half of play as CU outscored Marygrove 43-43 in the closing period. The Mustangs drew to within 7 points late in the half but would end with an 80-71 win for the Golden Eagles. Jake Plite recorded his first double double of the season scoring 11 points to go with his 13 rebounds. Cornerstone improves to 3-1 in the WHAC and 6-2 overall.
The Golden Eagles return home to play Lawrence Tech on Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m.