2014-15 Men's Basketball
Record: 5-2 Home: 2-0 Away: 2-1 Neutral: 1-1 WHAC: 2-1
#34 Caleb Simons
#34 Caleb Simons
70
VS
82
Iowa Wesleyan College
Cornerstone
Men's Basketball - Fri, Mar. 11, 2011

NAIA DIVISION II NATIONAL TOURNAMENT SECOND ROUND

SCORE

#3 Cornerstone University 82        #14 Iowa Wesleyan College 70

LOCATION

Point Lookout, Mo.

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS

Cornerstone - Caleb Simons (23 points)
Iowa Wesleyan - Nate Fuqua (20 points)

Cornerstone - Caleb Simons (10 rebounds)
Iowa Wesleyan - Eke Shakka (7 rebounds)

Cornerstone - Wes Hudson (3 assists)
Iowa Wesleyan - Reggie Shipp (3 assists)

KEY TEAM STATS

The Golden Eagles out rebounded the Tigers 49-30 (19 of which were Offense Rebounds) in the game. Cornerstone also had 22 2nd Chance points to Iowa Wesleyan's 4. Neither team shot very well from behind the arc. CU made 6-23 (26.1%) from long range while the Tigers only made 2-21 (9.5%) from the 3-point line. Kelvin DeVries made 3 of those 3-pointers which gives him 300 made 3-pointers in his career.

GAME FLOW

The Golden Eagles got off to a bad start and found themselves down 9-2 but they made a 13-0 run to take a 15-9 lead. The game went back and forth for the next five minutes with 3 ties and 4 lead changes. The Golden Eagles took a 22-21 lead with 8:57 left in the half and would push the lead to as high as 11 (40-29) but would have to settle for a 40-31 lead going into the locker room. The Golden Eagles came out hot in the 2nd half and gained some more separation from the Tigers. Cornerstone made a 17-9 run to start the second half to push the lead to 57-40. Cornerstone wore the Tigers down throughout the 2nd half. The largest lead was 21 points which came on 3 separate times in the half (82-51 with 6:10, 74-53 with 5:29, and 82-61 with 3:44 on the clock). The Tigers would score the last 9 points of the game to make the final score (82-70) seem like the game was closer than it really was in the end. Caleb Simons led the Golden Eagles by recording his 6th double double of the season scoring 23 points and pulling down 10 rebounds.

UP NEXT

The Golden Eagles will play McPherson (Kan.) who defeated Warner Pacific (Ore.) 77-58 in the game played immediately after Cornerstone's. That game will be played at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 12th.



 
 
 
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