1.25.10| Men's Basketball
Baker ready for Central Methodist University contest
FAYETTE, Mo. - The Baker men’s basketball team (7-11, 0-8) continues conference play against Central Methodist University (14-5, 8-1) Monday at 7:30 at Puckett Field House. The Wildcats look for their first HAAC win after coming off a 65-83 loss to Graceland University.
Four Baker players reached double-digit marks against the Yellow Jackets, including Malcolm Greer with 16 points and Austin Bond (pictured) with 14 points. Greer and Andre Strozier lead the Wildcats in scoring on the season.
CMU looks to keep rolling after taking down Culver-Stockton College 88-54. Matt Sherman posted a team-high 23 points.
1.23.10 | Men's Basketball
Carter, Graceland blow out Baker 83-65
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Jewell Carter scored 34 points, 27 of which came in the first half as Graceland pulled away for a 83-65 rout of the Wildcats on Saturday.
The Yellow Jackets (10-10, 4-6) outscored Baker 50-28 in the first half, while the Wildcats (7-11, 0-8) shot 39 percent (11-28) compared to the Yellow Jackets' 65 percent (20-31).
Malcolm Greer led the way for the Wildcats, scoring 16 points and pulling down 10 rebounds to record his third double-double of the season.
1.21.10 | Men's Basketball
Baker men fall at MNU
OLATHE, Kan. - The MNU Pioneers led the entire game on their way to a 78-51 victory over Baker University Thursday evening. Baker dropped to 7-10 overall and 0-7 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.
Andre Strozier led the scoring attack for the Wildcats, netting 19 points off 7-10 shooting from the floor and 2-5 shooting from beyond the arc.
1.21.10 l Men's Basketball
Baker men travel to MidAmerica Nazarene
Olathe, Kan. - The men’s basketball team (7-10, 0-6) will look for their first conference win of the season when they face rival MidAmerica Nazarene University (9-8, 3-4). Tip-off immediately follows the Baker women’s game, which is set to start at 5:30 p.m.
The Baker men have lost three in a row and have not won since Jan. 2 when they faced Bethel College in Newton, Kan. Andre Strozier (pictured) leads the Wildcats in scoring and rebounding with 13.81 points and 8.19 rebounds per game. Strozier has recorded five double-doubles on the season.
1.16.10 | Men's Basketball
Vikings roll to victory over Baker 78-59
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - At times, Baker showed it could hang with one of the top teams in the conference. However, head coach Rick Weaver knew it would take a full team effort to defeat the Vikings, "To beat a good team you've got to have five or six guys get hot. That unfortunately didn't happen today."
Baker closed the gap to within five points midway through the second half, but ultimately the Vikings proved to be too much.
1.14.10 | Men's Basketball
Baker's Greer surpasses 1,000 career points
LIBERTY, Mo. - Senior Malcolm Greer (Carrollton, Texas) transferred to Baker in 2008 and over the past two years has become one of the best performers in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.
During Thursday's 50-85 loss at William Jewell, Greer (pictured) continued to leave his mark on the Baker basketball program.
Greer's 10-point effort against the Cardinals (10-6, 5-2) pushed him over the 1,000-point plateau, with his final basket giving him 1,003 career points.
1.9.10 | Men's Basketball
Baker men drop a heart breaker in overtime
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Culver-Stockton's Phil Peugh stole the show Saturday afternoon in Baldwin City. Peugh recorded a team-high 24 points while shooting a whopping 62 percent from the field and recording the game-winning three-pointer for Culver-Stockton (3-12, 1-4)
Baker (7-7, 0-4) was led by Andre Strozier who recorded 19 points and 14 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the season. Jaris Wommack and Malcolm Greer recorded 12 and 11 points respectively.
Wildcats host Culver-Stockton College Saturday afternoon
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Baker men's basketball (7-6, 0-3) looks to get back on track in the Heart of America Athletic Conference when they host Culver-Stockton College (2-12, 0-4) Saturday afternoon. Tipoff is slated for 4:00 p.m.
Baker is coming off a 75-69 victory against Bethel College (Kan.) last Saturday when Andre Strozier recorded his third-best scoring performance of the season with 18 points. Strozier went 7-14 from the field and 3-5 from beyond the arc.
The Wildcats currently rank No. 4 nationally averaging 76 percent from the free-throw line and No. 27 nationally from beyond the arc at 37.1 percent.