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Cornerstone University 85 Grace Bible College 75
Cornerstone – Wes Hudson (5 assists)
Grace Bible – Nick Mascorro (3 assists)
KEY TEAM STATS
The Golden Eagles shot 50.0% (16-32) from the field in the second half which included a red hot 8-13 from long range as they rallied from 4 points down in the first half to defeat the Tigers.
The Golden Eagles made a 7-0 run to start the first half of play but the Tigers responded with a 7-0 run to tie the score at 16:37. Cornerstone would make a 14-9 run over the next six minutes of play to take a 21-16 lead with 10:55 left on the clock. The two teams battled back and forth over the next eight minutes with both teams taking leads at various points to go along with 5 ties. The two teams were tied at 30-30 with 3:33 left in the half. The Tigers outscored the Golden Eagles 10-6 to finish the half with a 40-36 lead. Cornerstone came out right away and erased the Tigers lead in the first two minutes of the second half. The teams went back and forth for a little while until Cornerstone sank three straight 3-pointers to get a small cushion which they rode out through the remainder of the second half as they finished with an 85-75 win over Grace Bible. Wes Hudson scored 17 points to join the 1000 point club. Hudson now has 1009 points as a Golden Eagle.
The Golden Eagles will return to WHAC action when they travel over to Aquinas on Wednesday for a tip-off at 7:30.