12.3.09 | Basketball
Baker to host conference rival Benedictine Thursday evening
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker women (4-4, 1-0) will get things started Thursday when they host rival Benedictine College (3-4, 0-0) at 5:30 p.m. at the Collins Center.
Baker enters Thursday's game 1-0 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference after defeating No. 24 Evangel University Tuesday evening by a score of 66-61. Brittany Hines led the way on Tuesday scoring 26 points off 10-12 shooting from the floor and 4-5 shooting from beyond the arc. Emily Gibson recorded her third double-double of the season with 19 points and 13 rebounds. Junior Jenna Brantley played a key role, matching the single-game assist record of 10 that she set against Friends University on Nov. 10.
Gibson leads the Wildcats with 13.8 points and 8.5 rebounds per game.
12.1.09 | Men's Basketball
Baker men drop conference opener to Evangel
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker men's basketball team fell behind early and could not recover as the Wildcats' five-game winning streak came to a halt with a 42-78 loss to Evangel University on Tuesday evening at the Collins Center.
Baker shot just 28 percent from the floor and didn't score its first bucket until the 16-minute mark.
Malcolm Greer led the way, scoring 11 points off 3-7 shooting from the floor.
Baker will be back in action Thursday when they take on conference foe Benedictine College at 7:30 p.m.
12.1.09 | Basketball
Evangel rolls into town for conference openers
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker men's and women's basketball teams will be back in action Tuesday evening when they host Evangel University in the Heart of America Athletic Conference season opener. The Baker women (3-4) will look to rebound after dropping their last two contests. The Baker men (6-2) hope to continue their five-game winning streak, the longest since 2006 when they won five straight to begin the season.
The No. 24 Evangel women (6-2) were picked No. 1 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference preseason coaches poll. The Evangel men (4-4) are riding a two-game winning streak.
11.23.09 | Men's Basketball
Six players score in double digits as Baker rolls
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker men's basketball team continues to ride a hot streak. They have recorded five straight wins after defeating Tabor College Monday evening by a score of 104-92.
Six players scored in double figures: Andre Strozier with 22, Sam Kenney with 17, Austin Bond with 16, Jaris Wommack with16, Malcolm Greer with 13 and Manuel Medina with 10.
The Wildcats shot 58 percent from the floor and 33 percent from beyond the arc en route to their longest winning streak since 2006 when they won five straight to begin the season.
Tuesday evening the WIldcats will travel to Maryville, Mo., for a exhibition contest with Northwest Missouri State at 7:30 p.m.
11.23.09 | Men's Basketball | View game notes here
Baker men face Tabor College Monday evening
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker men's basketball team will be back in action Monday when they host Tabor College,1-5, at 7:30 p.m. The Wildcats, 5-2, have three players averaging double figures: Andre Strozier with 13.6, Austin Bond with 13.4 and Malcolm Greer with 13.4. Strozier who also averages 8.9 rebounds per game and has recorded double-doubles in three contests this season.
On Saturday evening the Wildcats defeated the University of St. Mary, 95-87. Andre Strozier recorded a season high 26 points while shooting 8-11 from the floor and 4-4 from beyond the arc.
11.21.09 | Men's Basketball
Baker men defeat University of St. Mary
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - The Baker men's basketball team continued its winning ways on Saturday evening when they defeated the University of St. Mary 95-87.
Andre Strozier recorded a season high 26 points while shooting 8-11 from the floor and 4-4 from beyond the arc.
Four players scored in double digits: Strozier with 26, Brock Entner with 17, Jaris Wommack with 17 and Austin Bond with 13. The balanced attack was key. Team scoring leader Malcolm Greer chipped in with nine points while pulling down two rebounds. Baker now owns a 5-2 record on the season.
11.21.09 | Men's Basketball
Baker men travel to Leavenworth for rematch with St. Mary's
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - The Baker University men's basketball squad looks to extend its winning steak to four games this evening when they face St. Mary's.
Baker holds a 4-2 overall record, while St. Mary's comes in at 5-1, riding a five-game win streak, a streak that started the last time the two teams played.
In the Wildcats' first game of the season the Spires defeated Baker, 66-64. Malcolm Greer with 15 points and Andre Strozier with 17 led the Wildcats offensively.
Senior Malcolm Greer (pictured) leads the Wildcats in scoring on the season, averaging 14.2 points per game. Greer has recorded two double-doubles on the season, one of which came the last time these two teams met.
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11.18.09 | Men's Basketball
Baker upends Kansas Wesleyan
SALINA, Kan. - The Baker men's basketball team improved its overall season record to 4-2 on Tuesday evening, defeating Kansas Wesleyan 63-60.
The Coyotes took a nine-point lead early in the first half, but the Wildcats battled back to trail by one heading into the break.
Three players scored in double digits: Austin Bond with 16, Manuel Medina with 16 and Malcolm Greer with 13. The Wildcats shot 44 percent from the floor and 50 percent from beyond the arc. Manuel Medina was the only nonstarter to record points in the contest.
The Wildcats will be back in action Saturday evening when they travel to St. Mary to face the Spires in Leavenworth, Kan.
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