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Wildcat Gameday: Baker vs CSC

1.7.11 | Basketball

Baker hosts Culver-Stockton to open up the New Year

Baker vs Culver-Stockton

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – With key HAAC victories on Thursday night, the Baker men’s and women’s basketball teams will look to keep the momentum rolling against Culver-Stockton College on Saturday afternoon.

The Baker women (3-12 overall, 1-3 HAAC) are coming off back-to-back victories for the first time this season after knocking off KCAC foe Tabor College Dec. 31, and returning to HAAC action to defeat Peru State College on Jan. 5, for their first conference victory of the season.

Alisha Fanshier and Gloria Atanmo continue to lead the team offensively with 15.4 and 10.1 points per game respectively. Defensively, Atanmo is also averaging 8.2 rebounds per game and has recorded five double doubles on the season.

The Culver-Stockton women (10-6 overall, 2-2 HAAC) are coming off a 81-53 loss to Benedictine College on Jan 5. Aneshia Starks leads the Wildcats with 18.4 points per game, 4.8 assists per game, 3.4 steals per game, and .75 blocks per game. She also ranks fourth nationally in total scoring with 295 total points.

The Baker men (10-5 overall, 3-1 HAAC) are coming off a commanding 76-50 victory over Peru State College. Baker currently sits in third place in the HAAC standings behind rival MidAmerica Nazarene and Evangel University, who both boast 4-0 HAAC records.

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Two players currently lead the Wildcats offensively, as Jordan Honore and Ben Steinlage each are averaging 10.2 points per game. Jack Shortell (8.7 ppg) and Corey Anderson (8.3 ppg) have also been key contributors on the offense.

Defensively, Shortell and Steinlage are averaging 5.9 and 5.2 rebounds per game respectively. The Wildcats currently rank eighth nationally with a field goal defense of 39 percent.  Baker also ranks 10th nationally with 29 defensive rebounds per game.

Culver-Stockton College (4-10 overall, 1-3 HAAC) is coming off a 74-55 loss to Benedictine College on Jan. 5. Jacob Schuster leads the Wildcat offense with 10.4 points per game. Defensively, Jason Tucker leads the way with 4.3 rebounds per game.

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