11.18.09 | Men's Basketball
Baker upends Kansas Wesleyan
SALINA, Kan. - The Baker men's basketball team improved its overall season record to 4-2 on Tuesday evening, defeating Kansas Wesleyan 63-60.
The Coyotes took a nine-point lead early in the first half, but the Wildcats battled back to trail by one heading into the break.
Three players scored in double digits: Austin Bond with 16, Manuel Medina with 16 and Malcolm Greer with 13. The Wildcats shot 44 percent from the floor and 50 percent from beyond the arc. Manuel Medina was the only nonstarter to record points in the contest.
The Wildcats will be back in action Saturday evening when they travel to St. Mary to face the Spires in Leavenworth, Kan.
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11.14.09 | Men's Basketball
Four players score in double digits as Baker rolls
OTTAWA, Kan. - Baker wasted no time dumping Ottawa for the second time this season on Saturday evening. The Wildcats outscored the Braves 52-26 in the first half, ultimately paving their way to victory
Austin Bond had 17 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the field. Andre Strozier recorded his third double-double of the season, scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Baker assistant coach Pedro Dos Santos believes this Baker squad will open some eyes this season. "We have a lot of players who can do a lot of different things for us. Some will score 17 points on one night and the next score six. We're pretty deep," said Dos Santos.
11.12.09 | Men's Basketball
Greer's double-double leads Baker past Bethany
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Wildcats took a four-point lead into halftime before they really got things rolling in the second half to defeated Bethany 71-60.
Senior Malcolm Greer had a big night, leading the team in scoring with 18 points, 12 rebounds and two blocked shots.
The game was over when Andre Strozier (pictured) threw down a dunk with 3 minutes remaining in regulation to bring the Baker faithful to their feet.
Four players scored in double digits: Malcolm Greer, 18, Austin Bond, 11, Ryan Douvier, 10, and Ryckey Harper, 10. The Wildcats shot 37 percent and forced 26 turnovers.
11.12.09 | Basketball
Men's basketball back in action tonight
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Baker men's basketball will be back in action tonight when they play host to Bethany College at the Collins Center. Tip-off will be at 7:30 p.m.
The Wildcats (1-2) are coming off a loss to Friends University. Andre Strozier leads the ’Cats with 14.3 points per game and 8.7 rebounds per game. Strozier has recorded a double-double in two of three contests this season.
11.10.09 | Men's Basketball
Friends spoils Baker’s home opener
Baldwin City, Kan. — Friends University pulled away in the second half for a 73-60 men’s basketball victory over Baker University, spoiling the Wildcats’ home opener on Tuesday night.
Ahead 32-30 at halftime, Friends outscored the Wildcats 41-30 in the second half.
Senior Malcolm Greer scored a team-high 17 points on 7-of-14 shooting from the field to pace the Wildcats (1-2).
Wildcat junior Andre Strozier (pictured) recorded his second double-double of the season, scoring 12 points and pulling down 10 rebounds. Junior Austin Bond also scored 12 points for Baker.
Baker will host Bethel at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Collins Center.
11.7.09 | Men's Basketball
Baker men win big over Ottawa
Fayette, Mo. - The Baker men's basketball team got back on track Saturday afternoon when they defeated local rival Ottawa University 93-66.
Newcomer Austin Bond led the way offensively netting 17 points off 6-of-7 shooting from the field. Andre Strozier, who led the team in scoring last night, pulled down 10 rebounds while chipping in with 14 points off 5-of-15 shooting from the field.
At the end of the day, the Wildcats had five players score in double digits as they improved their season record to 1-1.
Baker shot 50.7 percent from the field and 65 percent from beyond the arc. Catch your Wildcats in action Tuesday as they face Friends University at 7:30 p.m. at the Collins Center.
11.6.09 | Men's Basketball
Baker men fall in season opener
Fayette, Mo. - The Baker men were defeated in their season opener Friday evening 64-66. Baker had three players score in double digits, but it wasn't enough to take down the Spires of St. Mary.
Andre Strozier netted 17 points, Malcolm Greer 15, and Ryckey Harper 10 as the Wildcats fell to 0-1 on the season.
Baker will be back in action tomorrow afternoon when they take on local rival Ottawa University.
11.5.09 | Men's Basketball
Baker travels to Central Methodist Invitational to begin 2009 season
Fayette, MO. - The Baker University men's basketball team will kick off their 2009 campaign Friday evening when they take on the University of St. Mary at the Central Methodist Invitational.
Seniors Brock Entner (pictured) and Malcolm Greer will look to lead the way for a handful of newcomers and transfers added to the Baker lineup. Greer was the Wildcats' leading scorer in 2008, averaging 13.5 points per game, while Entner sat just behind Greer at 11.6 points per game.