2.10.11 | Men's Basketball
Cold second half sinks Baker against Avila
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Baker men’s basketball (10-15, 6-9 HAAC) team opened up the game with a 37-33 lead heading into the break, but Avila put the game away early in the second half with a 16-4 run from which Baker was never able to recover, bowing 79-65.
Austin Bond led three Baker players in double figures with a team-high 15 points while shooting 7-for-10 from the field. Jaris Wommack added 12 points and Andre Strozier chipped in with 10.
2.12.11 | Basketball
Basketball teams set for matinée with Culver-Stockton
Women's basketball preview
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker women’s basketball team knows it can’t overlook anyone in the tightly packed Heart of America Athletic Conference. Baker is coming off a 56-49 loss to Avila University on Thursday evening.
Poor execution and shooting plagued the Wildcats in what was probably one of the worst games of the 2010-11 season.
2.12.11 | Women's Basketball
Baker women upset by Culver-Stockton College
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Coming into Saturday afternoon, the Wildcats knew Culver-Stockton wasn’t a pushover game. Culver went on to upset Baker 67-62 recording its second straight upset over a team in the upper half of the standings. Culver-Stockton defeated William Jewell College on Monday night in Liberty, Mo.
Brittany Hines led all Baker scorers with 16 points shooting 6-for-14 from the field. Emily Gibson added 14 points and 10 rebounds while Aubree Gustin chipped in with 10 points.
2.12.11 | Men's Basketball
Baker wins in blowout over Culver-Stockton College, 78-54
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker men’s basketball team shot lights out in the first half against Culver-Stockton to coast to their 11th win of the season. Andre Strozier and Jaris Wommack fueled the blowout with game-highs of 22 points apiece for the Wildcats.
2.14.11 | Cheer and Dance
Baker dance team qualifies for first ever NAIA Invitational appearance
The Lady Cats‘ placed second in the small dance category
CANTON, Mo. – The Baker University dance team took second place this past weekend at the inaugural NAIA/Heart of America Athletic Conference Cheer and Dance Competition held at Joe Charles Field House on the campus of Culver-Stockton College.
2.14.11 | Men's Basketball
Wildcats and coach Ballard making big strides on the basketball court
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The record says 11-15, but the improvement on the floor says so much more as Baker University’s men’s team continues to play hard-nosed basketball.
“Being picked 10th in the Heart of America Athletic Conference at the start of the season was great motivation for us,” first-year Wildcat head basketball coach Brett Ballard said. “We used that as a rallying cry early on in practice. These guys have worked hard in practice, and now we’re starting to consistently see the results carry over into our games.”
2.15.11 | Wrestling
Baker wrestling defeats NCAA DII Newman in commanding fashion
WICHITA, Kan. – The Baker University wrestling team remains unblemished in dual meets. Baker defeated Newman University 34-12 on Sunday afternoon to improve to 7-0 on the season and 11-0 all-time.
Jordan McGuire (Edmond, Okla.) won by forfeit to give Baker its first points of the afternoon and from that point forward Baker won five-straight matches to seal the victory.
2.17.11 | Basketball
Basketball teams set for final regular-season showdown with William Jewell
LIBERTY, Mo. – One of the longest standing rivalries in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) will come to an end on Thursday evening, as Baker and William Jewell square off for the final time as conference opponents. William Jewell next season will become an active member in the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLCV) in NCAA Division II.