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02.08.14 | Men's Basketball

Baker Ends Streak, Defeats Graceland

Javeion Gray was one of six Wildcats to score in double figures on Saturday Javeion Gray was one of six Wildcats to score in double figures on Saturday

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University men's basketball team put up a season-high 96 points on Saturday and picked up its first win since Jan. 4, as they defeated Graceland, 96-90, at the Collins Center.

The Baker offense posted six double figure scorers and Todd Johnston led the way with 17 points.

Other 'Cats to score in double figures for BU were Connor McDaniel with 11, Javeion Gray had 15, Jared Fulks poured in 10, Manny Barnes had 12 and Julian Mills scored 13.

Baker turned the ball over just 10 times and shot 57.6-percent from the field, Graceland shot 53.6-percent for the day.

The Wildcats largest lead of the night came with 19:32 in the game when they were up 10. The 'Cats capitalized on 13 Yellowjacket turnovers and scored 15 off of them. The Wildcats also had 30 points in the paint and 42 points from its bench.

Graceland had four players score in double figures with Jamal Lawson leading the way, scoring 25 points.

Eric Watson had a team-high six rebounds and Gray had a team high four assists and he shot 6-of-9 from the floor.

Baker will next take on No. 20 ranked Benedictine next Thursday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. inside the Collins Center.

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