Men's Basketball - Thu, Feb. 3, 2011
#3 Cornerstone University 118 Marygrove College 70
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Cornerstone - Justin Yoder (24 points)
Marygrove - Justin McKinney (12 points)
Cornerstone - Kelvin DeVries (9 rebounds)
Marygrove - Justin McKinney (7 rebounds)
Cornerstone - Domini Allen, Wes Hudson (5 assists)
Marygrove - Justin McKinney (4 assists)
KEY TEAM STATS
The Golden Eagles shot 56.9% (41-72) from the floor including 9-20 from
3-point range. Cornerstone also made
84.4% (27-32) of their shots from the foul line.
The Golden Eagles trailed a couple of times early in the game but they
took a 13-12 lead with 14:24 left in the first half and would not trail for the
remainder of the game. Cornerstone was
up 31-23 with 7:36 on the clock and then they made 21-3 run in the next 3
minute to open up and 26 point (52-26) advantage. Cornerstone kept up the pressure and
continued to increase their lead throughout the last 3 ½ minutes as they went
into the locker room up 67-32. The
Golden Eagles never saw the lead get below 31 points in the second half. The starters sat for most of the 2nd
half and the players off the bench maintained and increased the lead for most
of the half. Cornerstone's largest lead
was 50 points (114-64 and 118-68) which came in the last 1 ½ minutes of the
game. Cornerstone ended with a 48 point
(118-70) victory over the Mustangs.
The #3 Golden Eagles will play host to Indiana Tech on Saturday at 3:00
p.m. Cornerstone is dedicating this game
to their friend Johnny Teis (former ball boy) who was diagnosed with a brain
tumor back in May 2010. The game will be
streamed live via the internet so that Johnny (who now lives in Arkansas) can
watch the game.