CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Baldwin Wallace University men's basketball team won its season opener with a 90-76 victory against cross-town rival Case Western Reserve University in a non-conference game in Horsburgh Gymnasium inside the Veale Center.
With the win, BW (1-0) snaps a two-year losing skid against Case Western Reserve (0-1). Two keys in the win was BW outscoring the Spartans 24-12 from three-point range and 18-10 at the foul line. The Yellow Jackets also had 11 turnovers compared to 14 for CWRU.
The Yellow Jackets were led by junior two-time All-Ohio Athletic Conference guard Cam Kuhn (Vermilion) and junior All-OAC forward Jake Fetherolf (Norwalk) as each student-athlete scored a team-high 18 points. In addition, sophomore point guard Jay Battle (Gahanna/ Lincoln) scored 14 points and freshman guard Michael Quiring (Brunswick) had 10 points and six rebounds in his first collegiate game.
The Spartans were led by junior forward T.J. Duckett with a game-high 21 points. Also, junior forward David Black, senior guard Javier Alvarez and junior forward Eric Black ended the night with double digits.
There were six leads changes in the first half with the last coming when BW senior guard Zack Brandy (Hudson) made both free throws to give the Yellow Jackets a 36-35 lead with 4:18 left. BW led 49-46 at halftime.
BW held the lead for the remainder of the game with its largest lead of 16 points on four different occasions with the last coming when Battle converted two free throws with 30 seconds left in the contest.
BW is back in action on Saturday and Sunday November 19 and 20 when it travels to St. Mary's City, Maryland for the Dan Greene Memorial Invitational hosted by St. Mary's (Md.) College. The Yellow Jackets will face the host St. Mary's College on Saturday at 1 p.m. Sunday the tournament consolation game will played at 1 p.m. and the championship game is slated for 3 p.m.
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February 25, 2017 Men’s Basketball Falls to #8 Marietta in OAC Championship Game
February 23, 2017 Kuhn and Battle Named to All-OAC Men’s Basketball Team
February 23, 2017 Men’s Basketball Defeats Muskingum to Advance to OAC Championship Game
February 21, 2017 Men’s Basketball Upsets Ohio Northern in OAC Quarterfinals
February 18, 2017 Men’s Basketball Wins Regular Season Finale at Wilmington
February 15, 2017 Men’s Basketball Defeats Mount Union on Senior and Parents’ Night
February 11, 2017 Men’s Basketball Holds Off Capital for OAC Victory
February 8, 2017 Quiring, Colombo and Clark All Part of the BW Versus JCU Rivalry
February 8, 2017 Men’s Basketball Falls to OAC and Cross-Town Rival John Carroll
February 4, 2017 Men’s Basketball Beats Otterbein to Earn Season Series Sweep
February 1, 2017 Men’s Basketball Falls to Ohio Northern in OAC Game
January 28, 2017 Men’s Basketball Drops OAC Contest at #15 Marietta
January 25, 2017 Men’s Basketball Falls at Heidelberg
January 21, 2017 Men’s Basketball Wins Overtime Thriller Versus Muskingum
January 18, 2017 Men’s Basketball Falls at Cross-Town Rival John Carroll
January 11, 2017 Men’s Basketball Falls at Ohio Northern
January 7, 2017 Fetherolf Leads BW to OAC Victory Versus Wilmington
January 4, 2017 Men’s Basketball Drops OAC Contest at Mount Union
December 30, 2016 Men’s Basketball Drops Consolation Game in BW Holiday Invitational
December 17, 2016 Men’s Basketball Drops OAC Contest to Capital
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December 10, 2016 No. 24 Men’s Basketball Falls to Muskingum in Overtime Thriller
December 7, 2016 No. 24 Men’s Basketball Beats Heidelberg in Comeback Fashion
December 3, 2016 No. 20 Men’s Basketball Falls to No. 4 Marietta in a Tale of Halves
November 30, 2016 Men’s Basketball Selected No. 20 in First Weekly D3Hoops.com poll
November 14, 2016 Men’s Basketball Seeks OAC Title in 2016-17
November 9, 2016 Men’s Basketball Announces 2016-17 Schedule
November 2, 2016 Men’s Basketball Picked Third in OAC Coaches Preseason Poll