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#6 Cornerstone University 89 Indiana Wesleyan(91) in OT
Cornerstone - Ronald Bates (24 points)
Indiana Wesleyan - Patrick Hopkins (24 points)
Cornerstone - Derek Kingshott (11 rebounds)
Indiana Wesleyan - Patrick Hopkins (14 rebounds)
KEY TEAM STATS
The Golden Eagles shot 45.6% (31-68) from the field which included 39.1% (9-23) from long range. Cornerstone had 19 turnovers and Indiana Wesleyan had 15.
The Golden Eagles had and early lead but IWU took the lead with 13:38 on the clock and Cornerstone spent most of the rest of the game playing catch-up. The Wildcats pushed the lead to as much as 11 points (33-22) with 5:36 on the clock. The Golden Eagles cut the lead to 37-33 with :54 seconds and went into the lockerroom down just 4 points. Cornerstone trailed until 5:20 left in the half when Wes Hudson hit a triple to tie the score at 65-65. The teams swapped leads a couple of times but ended the half tied 80-80. The Wildcats outscored the Golden Eagles 11-9 in the OT period to claim the win 91-89.
The Golden Eagles will play Spring Arbor at the WHAC/MCC Challenge on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.