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1.20.11 | Men's Basketball

Bond and Wommack spark Baker upset over MidAmerica Nazarene, 81-71

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It was the first victory over MidAmerica Nazarene since the 1999-2000 season

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker men’s basketball team got its marquee victory of the season on Thursday evening in Baldwin City defeating local rival MidAmerica Nazarene, 81-71.

1.22.11 | Basketball

Basketball teams travel to Graceland for a Saturday matinee

Baker vs Graceland

LAMONI, Iowa – The Baker men’s and women’s basketball teams will return to action on Saturday afternoon when they travel to Graceland University for a 2/4 p.m., tip-off at the Closson Center.

The Baker women (11-8, 6-3 HAAC) will get the action started with hopes of avenging a disappointing loss on Thursday night to MidAmerica Nazarene. The Pioneers grabbed the lead late in the first half and never trailed from that point forward as they went on to upset a Baker team that has high hopes of finishing at the top of the conference.

1.25.11 | Football

Wildcats tie for first nationally with eight Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes

Football Helmet

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Eight Baker University football players have been named 2010 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the national office. Baker tied for first nationally for the second consecutive season with Cumberlands University (Tenn.), Carroll College (Mont.) and Central Methodist University. There were 231 total football student-athletes named to the list.

1.25.11 | Track and Field

Thurbon and Korn highlight NWU Invitational

NWU Invitational

LINCOLN, Neb. – Jeremiah Korn and Kate Thurbon led the Wildcat track and field team through another impressive weekend at the NWU Invitational. Korn’s first place finish in the shot put with a throw of 16.34 meters placed Korn second on the NAIA “A” and “B” national standings. Thurbon won the unseeded pole vault with a mark of 3.46 meters, good enough for 15th on the NAIA “B” national standings.

1.25.11 | Football

Packers coach McCarthy’s love of coaching began at Baker

The man’s bond with this town of 4,000 reveals itself in conversations with those who lived it. You should’ve been there that night, they’ll tell you, when a few hundred people packed into the Baker University president’s house to induct Mike McCarthy into the school’s Hall of Fame.

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1.27.11 | Basketball

Basketball teams set to face Benedictine College Thursday night

Baker vs Benedictine Preview

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker men’s and women’s basketball teams return to the hardwood on Thursday evening when they host Benedictine College at 5:30/7:30 p.m., from the George F. Collins Center.

The Baker women (11-9, 6-4 HAAC) are coming off back-to-back defeats for only the second time this season. Senior Brittany Hines continues to lead the team offensively with 14.9 points per game, while Emily Gibson (14.0 ppg) and Aubree Gustin (10.1 ppg) are the only other players averaging in double figures.

1.27.11 | Women's Basketball

Gustin paces Baker past Benedictine, 64-61

Aubree Gustin

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker women’s basketball team got back on track Thursday evening defeating Benedictine College, 64-61.

Three players scored in double figures with Aubree Gustin leading the way netting 18 points and pulling down 11 rebounds for her fifth double double of the season. Emily Gibson and Brittany Hines each added 13 points of their own. Gibson also pulled down 11 rebounds in the contest to record her fifth double double of the season.

1.27.10 | Men's Basketball

Wommack and Wachter lead Baker past Benedictine, 55-48

Wommack

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker men’s basketball team continues to ride its hot streak after defeating Benedictine College, 55-48 on Thursday evening for the first time since 2008.

Jaris Wommack led all Baker scorers with 16 points off 7-of-15 shooting from the floor. Joe Wachter added a career-high 10 points and knocked down two clutch free throws in the last 20 seconds to seal the Baker victory.

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