2014-15 Men's Basketball
Record: 6-2 Home: 2-0 Away: 3-1 Neutral: 1-1 WHAC: 3-1
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81
VS
57
Cornerstone
Aquinas College
Men's Basketball - Sat, Jan. 28, 2012

SCORE

Cornerstone University 81          Aquinas College 57

LOCATION

Grand Rapids, Mich. (Cornerstone)

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS

Cornerstone - Wes Hudson (18 points)
Aquinas - Zach Eddy (10 points)

Cornerstone - Ronald Bates (7 rebounds)
Aquinas - Jake Shockey (6 rebounds)

Cornerstone - Justin Yoder (2 assists)
Aquinas - Joe Powers (2 assists)

KEY TEAM STATS

The Golden Eagles shot 64.3% (9-14) from long range in the first half of play. They only shot 58.6 % (17-29) from the field overall in the half. That led to a 46-17 halftime score.

GAME FLOW

The teams traded baskets in the beginning of the game and were tied at 8-8 with 12:20 left in the half but the Golden Eagles were getting ready to explode offensively and put the locks on Aquinas defensively. Cornerstone made a 17-1 run over the next 6 minutes of play to take a 25-9 lead with 6:56 on the clock. The Golden eagles made 5 straight 3-pointers (Mason - 2, Yoder - 1, Possehl - 1, Hudson - 1) during that stretch. Cornerstone continue to pour it on outscoring the Saints 21-8 during the remainder of the half and took a 46-17 advantage into the locker room. The Golden Eagles came out in the second half and preserved their lead throughout the second half. The pushed the lead to as high as 36 points (76-39) with 7:31 on the clock but finished with a 24 point (81-57) margin of victory over the Saints.  Wes Hudson, Justin Yoder, Jake Plite, and Ronald Bates all scored in double figures for the Golden Eagles.

UP NEXT

The Golden Eagles will travel to Ohio to take on Lourdes College at 7:30 p.m. as part of a double header with the women's team.


 
 
 
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