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Cornerstone University 90 Siena Heights University 76
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Cornerstone - Ronald Bates (30 points)
Siena Heights - Cecil Clark (18 points)
Cornerstone - Jake Plite (8 rebounds)
Siena Heights - Justin Distelrath (7 rebounds)
Cornerstone - Ty
Mason (4 assists)
Siena Heights - Chris Lemm (1 assist)
KEY TEAM STATS
The Golden Eagles made 17-20 (85%) from the foul line. Most of those foul shots came down the stretch to maintain their lead.
Cornerstone made a 15-4 run to start the game but the Saints scored 9 straight points to cut the score to 15-13 with 13:33 on the clock. The Golden Eagles responded with a 13-5 run over the next five minutes of play to get the lead back to double digits (28-18). Cornerstone would close out the half with a10-5 run to go into the locker room with a 38-23 lead. Siena Heights would hang tough in the second half. They cut the lead down to seven (68-61) with 6:17 left in the game but the Golden Eagles ratcheted up the pressure and increased their lead to 24 (90-66) with 1:43 left in the half. The Saints outscored the Golden Eagles 10-0 to finish the game with the score of 90-76.
Cornerstone will travel to Ann Arbor on Wednesday to take on Concordia at 7:30 p.m.