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Cornerstone University 68 Davenport University 84
Grand Rapids, Mich. (Davenport)
Cornerstone - Justin Yoder (18 points)
Davenport - JaVonte Ford (18 points)
Cornerstone - Dan
Possehl (10 rebounds)
Davenport - JaVonte Ford (9 rebounds)
Cornerstone - Wes
Hudson (4 assists)
Davenport - Lonnie Fairfax (8 assists)
KEY TEAM STATS
The Golden Eagles shot just 35.8% (24-67) from the field and 52% (13-25) from the foul line compared to Davenport's 42.9% (29-66) and 79.1% (19-24).
The Golden Eagles led 7-6 with 17:02 on the clock but the Panthers would reclaim the lead (8-7) on two fouls shots with 15:57 left in the half and they would not relinquish the lead for the remainder of the game. The Panthers quickly pushed the lead to double digits (21-11) with 11:06 left and they maintained that kind of lead for most of the half. They got it as high as 15 points on three occasions but settled for a 48-38 lead at the half. Cornerstone cut the lead to 51-45 with 16:27 in the second half. Davenport made a 16-3 run to push the lead up to 16 (64-48) with 11:42 left in the game. The Golden Eagles cut the lead back to nine points (72-63) with 4:47 left in the game but the Panthers would quickly push the lead back into double digits and they would keep it there for the remainder of the game and would finish with an 84-68 victory to improve to 9-0 in the WHAC. Cornerstone drops to 6-3 in the WHAC.
The Golden Eagles will travel to Lima, Ohio to play University of Northwestern Ohio on Saturday at 3:00 p.m.