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Sunday, 02 March 2014 22:41

No. 8 BU to Face No. 1 BC in First Round

Trent Olberding and the Wildcats will travel to No. 1 BC on Wednesday Trent Olberding and the Wildcats will travel to No. 1 BC on Wednesday

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – After capturing wins in its final two games of the regular season, the No. 8 seeded Baker University men's basketball team will face No. 1 seeded Benedictine College this Wednesday, Mar. 5 at 7 p.m. in Atchison, Kan., in the first round of the 2014 HAAC men's basketball conference tournament.

The Wildcats enter the postseason with a record of 11-18 and 5-13 in the HAAC, while the Ravens captured the HAAC regular season title outright with its 21-7 mark and 14-4 HAAC record.

BC defeated Baker twice this season, the first coming at BC on Jan. 9, in a 76-53 victory and a 62-51 win at the Collins Center on Feb. 13.

The Ravens enter the matchup with the No. 1 shot blocker in the conference with Jallen Messersmith, as he averages 2.64 per game and Charlie Wallrapp is the fifth-leading rebounder in the HAAC at 7.93 per game.

Baker comes into the postseason with two double-digit scorers, with junior EJ Carter who leads the team averaging 13.2 points per game and Javeion Gray is scoring 10.6 points per contest.

The game on Wednesday night can be seen via live stats and live video at www.bakerwildcats.com.

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