11.11.10 | Men's Basketball
‘Cats and coach Ballard set for rivalry game with Ottawa University
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - After dropping its first game of the season on Wednesday evening at Friends University, the Baker men will look to bounce back against local rival Ottawa University.
11.5.10 | Men's Basketball
Bond leads Wildcats to second consecutive victory
HILLSBORO, Kan. – After a thrilling 53-52 victory on Thursday evening, the Baker Wildcats didn’t disappoint in their season encore Friday night at Tabor College.
Senior Austin Bond came up just shy of a double-double, scoring 19 points with 9 rebounds to lead all Wildcat scorers.
Baker went on an 11-0 run in the final five minutes of the first half to take a 36-28 lead into the break.
The ‘Cats didn’t slow down. Baker amounted another 9-4 run to push the score to 45-32.
11.3.10 | Men's Basketball
Coach Ballard set to make coaching debut Thursday evening
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – For the first time in 25 years, the Baker men’s basketball team will take the floor with a new head coach when Brett Ballard makes his coaching debut at 7 p.m. Thursday against Kansas Wesleyan at the Collins Center.
8.3.10 | Men's Basketball
Coach Ballard announces signing of two new recruits
Curvonte McGown (left) and Samer Jassar (right).
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - New Baker University men's basketball coach Brett Ballard has been busy recruiting.
Ballard announced on Tuesday the signings of transfers Curvonte McGown and Samer Jassar to play basketball in 2010-11 for the Wildcats.
"I am very excited about the two transfers we are bringing in for the year," Ballard said. "I believe both will address some immediate needs that we had coming into this season. I got a chance to recruit these guys last spring/summer. They are individuals who come from solid backgrounds and they will be good representatives of Baker University.”
5.1.10 | Men's Basketball
Coach Ballard announces 2010 summer camp schedule
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker men's basketball coaching staff has announced it will be holding summer basketball camp June 30th to July 2nd in the George F. Collins Center on the campus of Baker University in Baldwin City, Kan.
3.23.10 | Men's Basketball
Brett Ballard named head basketball coach at Baker University
- Ballard spoke with the media Tuesday afternoon.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. — Brett Ballard, director of basketball operations at the University of Kansas, has been selected as the head men’s basketball coach at Baker University, President and Interim Athletic Director Patricia N. Long announced today. Dr. Long introduced Ballard during a news conference at 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 23, at the Collins House on the Baldwin City campus.