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Cornerstone 79 University of Northwestern Ohio 70
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Cornerstone - Justin Yoder (21 points)
UNWO - Chris Cromity (14 points)
Cornerstone - Ronald Bates (8 rebounds)
UNWO - Dustin Guthrie - (9 rebounds)
Cornerstone- Justin Yoder (5 assists)
UNWO - Mike Wynn (5 assists)
KEY TEAM STATS
The Golden Eagles outrebounded the Racers 42-33 including 16 offensive rebounds which led to 15 second chance points for Cornerstone.
The first half was a back and forth affair that featured five ties and six lead changes. The largest lead was six points (21-15) by the Golden Eagles with 8:35 left on the clock. The Racers would tie the score at 34-34 with :47 seconds and would take a two point advantage 36-34 on a basket with :03 left in the half. The first six minutes of the second half included five more ties. UNWO tied the score at 49-49 at 14:01 but the Golden Eagles would take the lead on a Derek Kingshott dunk at 12:58 and Cornerstone would not relinquish the lead for the remainder of the game. The Golden Eagles would push the lead to as many as 11 points (76-65) with 1:37 left. UNWO cut the lead to six (76-70) but Cornerstone would score the last three points for a 79-70 WHAC win.
The Golden Eagles will hit the road for their second WHAC contest when they travel over to Livonia to take on Madonna at 3:00 p.m.