The No. 10 Cornerstone men's basketball team welcomed Indiana Tech on Wednesday night for another conference game. Last year the two teams met twice during the conference season as the Golden Eagles rolled through the two contests. History repeated itself tonight as Cornerstone took the 67-49 victory. The Golden Eagles are now 8-1 in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference with their only loss coming to Davenport on November 20, 2013.
After falling 4-0 early into the game, Cornerstone went on a 9-0 run led by three, 3-pointers, by freshman Cory Cox. The Golden Eagles would hold the largest lead of 11 points with 10 minutes until the half allowing the Warriors to get within nine points heading into the locker room. Cory Cox led the way for Cornerstone tallying 14 points going five-for-five from the court. Wes Hudson grabbed four rebounds, added seven points and dished out four assists as well. As a team, the Golden Eagles shot 36.7% in the first compared to the Warriors' 27.3 percent.
During the second, the Golden Eagles continued to play strong both offensively and defensively at Mol Arena. Cornerstone outscored Indiana Tech during the second half 38-29 while holding Indiana Tech to their lowest scoring game this season.
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The Golden Eagles shot 41.5% from the field compared to the Warriors shooting 35.6% during the game. Cornerstone out rebounded Indiana Tech, 38-31, highlighted by Wes Hudson's 8 total rebounds. Cornerstone added 10 steals, and 18 assists blocks. Cory Cox led the way with 18 points while Hudson and Ben Lanning added 15 and 10 points apiece.
The Golden Eagles will continue their conference season when they travel to Lourdes University. The game is scheduled for Saturday with a 3 p.m. tip off.