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Cornerstone University 81 Huntington University 68
Cornerstone - Ronald Bates (21 points)
Huntington - Caleb Kennedy (24 points)
Cornerstone - Derek Kingshott (6 rebounds)
Huntington - Caleb Kennedy (9 rebounds)
Cornerstone - Wes
Hudson (3 assists)
Huntington - TJ Short (4 assists)
KEY TEAM STATS
The Golden Eagles had 10 steals and 13 turnovers while Huntington had only 2 steals and 21 turnovers in the game. Both teams shot about 85% from the foul line in the game. Cornerstone's bench outscored Huntington's bench 21-3.
Huntington took the lead early in the game but the Golden Eagles kept it close and tied the game at 14, 16, and 20. The Forresters took a 22-20 lead with 8:37 on the clock and would keep the lead through the remainder of the first half as they went into the locker room with a 40-35 lead. Huntington's largest lead of the half was 12 points at 34-22. Cornerstone would reclaim the lead (47-45) just 3:40 into the second half. Huntington tied the game at 47-47 but they would not see the lead for the remainder of the game. Cornerstone began extending their lead around the 14:00 minute mark of the second half. The Golden Eagles made an 11-0 run over the next three minutes of play to go up 60-49. Cornerstone would keep it in double figures for most of the remainder of the game and would finish with a 13 point win over the Forresters.
The Golden Eagles will travel to Florida to take on University of Windson on Dec. 29th at 7;30 p.m. and will have a rematch against Spring Arbor on Dec. 30th at 7:30 p.m.