Men's Basketball - Sat, Dec. 3, 2011
Cornerstone University 69 Madonna University 74
Cornerstone - Wes Hudson (22 points)
Madonna - Travis Schuba, Bobby Naubert (20 points)
Cornerstone - Derek Kingshott (10 rebounds)
Madonna - Tyler Coker - (8 rebounds)
Cornerstone- Ronald Bates (5 assists)
Madonna - Bobby naubert (7 assists)
KEY TEAM STATS
The Golden Eagles shot 38% (27-71) from the floor and only made (4-22) from
the 3-point line while Madonna shot 50% (24-48) from the floor which included
8-20 from long range.
Madonna jumped out to an early lead and the Golden Eagles played catch up
for most of the first half of play. Cornerstone's
only lead of the half came with 16:11 left in the half when Dan Possehl
converted a layup to give CU an 8-7 lead.
Madonna would make a 10-2 run from that point to take a 17-10 advantage
with 13:01 left in the half. Cornerstone
cut the lead down to 21-20 with 7:15 left in the half. Madonna would maintain the lead until the
very end of the half when Justin Yoder made a layup at the buzzer to tie the
score at 31-31. The game went back and
forth for the first 10 minutes of the second half with both teams holding the
lead on numerous occasions. Madonna
would take the lead at 10:39 and would not ever give it up. The Crusaders built as much as an 8 point
advantage (63-55) with 6:39 left in the game.
Wes Hudson would cut the lead to 2 points 68-66 on a layup and foul shot
but the Golden Eagles were forced to foul and the Crusaders converted on their
foul shots as they defeated Cornerstone 74-69.
The Golden Eagles play at Aquinas on Wednesday, December 7th at