2015-16 Men's Basketball
Record: 27-7 Home: 13-2 Away: 11-4 Neutral: 3-1 WHAC: 19-3
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Men's Basketball - Thu, Oct. 17, 2013

The WHAC men's basketball coaches have voted and Cornerstone was picked to finish in third place behind Madonna and Davenport in the WHAC Preseason Men's Basketball Poll. In his 21st season, Coach Kim Elders will try to capture his sixth regular season conference championship and seventh WHAC Championship playoff title.  Elders and his squad have appeared in the NAIA National Tournament 10 times and look to make another trip in hopes of adding a third National Championship.

After graduating one senior, Derek Kingshott, from last year's squad the Golden Eagles enter the season with great senior leadership, a load of talent, depth and focus.  Seniors Wes Hudson, Jake Plite and Anthony Allen are eager to get back to Branson, MO, after winning the 2011 National Championship their freshmen year.  The team is also joined by sophomore transfer from Grand Valley State University, Ben Lanning, who will be expected to make an immediate contribution to this year's team. 

Cornerstone begins their season Nov. 5 as they host Grace Bible College at 7 p.m.

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Fast Facts:

Last Season: 21-11 overall, 14-8 WHAC

Kim Elders record: 499-202 (.712 winning percentage)

Key returning players: Wes Hudson 17.84PPG and NAIA Honorable Mention All-American, Jake Plite 10.81PPG and 6.43RPG, Shane Moreland 8.77 PPG and 2.19 SPG, Ty Mason 11.06 PPG

Newcomers: Ben Lanning (Grand Valley State), Joey Blaukamp 14PPG and 10RPG (Tri-Unity Christian), Michael McLaughlin 14PPG and 6APG (Forest Hills Northern), Cory Cox 19PPG (Fenton High School), Ty Smith (Zeeland East)

Key games: WHAC/Crossroads Challenge (Nov. 8-9), Davenport (Nov. 20), Hall of Fame Classic (Nov. 29-30), Madonna (Dec. 7), Ferris State University (Dec. 28), Lourdes (Feb. 15)

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