2.28.11 | Men's Basketball
Wommack and Strozier named to men’s basketball all-HAAC squad
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Two Baker University seniors grabbed all-Heart of America Athletic Conference men’s basketball honors on Sunday evening as Jaris Womack (Taylorville, Ill.) was named to the all-HAAC second team while Andre Strozier (Phoenix, Ariz.) received honorable mention.
Wommack led the Wildcats with 16.7 points and 1.7 steals per game. Strozier was the only other Wildcat averaging in double figures with 12.8 points per game.
2.24.11 | Men's Basketball
Hot shooting lifts MNU past Baker
OLATHE, Kan. – The Baker men’s basketball team battled the entire game, but came up just a few baskets short on Thursday evening in Olathe, falling 83-76.
MidAmerica started the game hot and finished the game hot. The Pioneers (13-16, 8-11 HAAC) shot 51 percent from the field and 50 percent from beyond the arc. Three players scored in double figures with HAAC scoring leader Rustin Dowd leading the way scoring a game-high 19 points on a 4-for-13 shooting performance. Dowd went 10-for-12 from the charity stripe.
2.19.11 | Men's Basketball
Wommack paces Baker past Missouri Valley with team-high 29 points
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Doing it all was an understatement on Saturday afternoon for senior guard Jaris Wommack.
Wommack scored a game-high 29 points while shooting 9-for-15 from the field and pulling down 11 rebounds. Andre Strozier added 18 points as the Wildcats went on to defeat Missouri Valley College 61-53.
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.”
2.10.11 | 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.
2.5.11 | Men's Basketball
Four score in double figures as Baker goes on to upset Evangel, 71-65
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker men’s basketball team needed to play a nearly flawless basketball game on Saturday afternoon according to head coach Brett Ballard.
The Wildcats managed to overcome 21 turnovers with a hot shooting second half going 11-for-19 (58 percent) from the field and 20-for-30 from the charity stripe.
2.3.11 | Men's Basketball
Baker men fall in overtime at Central Methodist, 85-80
FAYETTE, Mo. – The Baker men’s basketball took a three point lead late, but Curtis Smith hit a key 3-pointer for the Eagles with under 30 seconds remaining in regulation to send the game into overtime.
Jaris Wommack led all Baker scorers with 20 points while shooting 8-for-17 from the floor. Andre Stozier added 17 points and pulled down eight rebounds, while Jack Shotell and Austin Bond each chipped in with 13 and 10 points respectively.
1.29.11 | Men's Basketball
No. 10 Lindenwood overpowers Baker in 77-50 defeat
ST. CHARLES, Mo. – The Baker men’s basketball team gave it all they had on Saturday afternoon against No. 10 Lindenwood University.
Baker shot just 19-for-55 (35 percent) from the field, with Andre Strozier leading the offensive attack scoring a team-high 20 points. Corey Anderson added 11 points, but Lindenwood’s hot shooting stifled the Wildcats. The Lions went 28-for-53 (53 percent) from the field to improve to 20-2 overall on the season.