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The Journal Gazette

Saturday, December 16, 2017 8:00 pm

Saint Francis men win 11th straight game


The No. 2 Saint Francis men won its 11th straight game by beating Warner University 81-68 on Saturday in Lakeland, Florida. 

The Cougars (12-2) trailed Warner (9-5) 37-30 at halftime but won the second half, 51-31. 

Chandler White had 28 points and 10 rebounds, while Bryce Lienhoop had 19 points and eight rebounds, Evan Henry 15 points and Derek Hinen 11 points and six assists.


INDIANA TECH 84, CONCORDIA 77: At the Schaefer Center, the No. 6 Warriors won their fourth straight game.

Edmond Early, Jr. scored a team-high 17 points, tying his career-best, and having five 3-pointers and three steals off the bench to lead the Warriors (12-2, 6-1 WHAC).

Max Huber had 15 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals off the bench while Darren Groves chipped in 13 points and seven rebounds.


ROSE-HULMAN 77, MANCHESTER 72: In Terre Haute, the Engineers outscored the Spartans 44-35 in the second half to rally for the win. 

Adrian Johnson had 22 points for Manchester (1-8, 0-4 HCAC). 

Eds: APNewsNow. Western Kentucky 81, Indiana State 65.

WESTERN KENTUCKY 81, INDIANA STATE 65: In Bowling Green, Ky., Lamonte Bearden scored one second after the opening tip and the Hilltoppers led wire-to-wire on, with five players reaching double figures in a game that was moved up to accommodate the Hilltoppers' football bowl game.

Taveion Hollingsworth led Western Kentucky with 19 points, Darius Thompson added 17, Justin Johnson 15, Dwight Coleby 11 and Bearden 10. The Hilltoppers (7-4) shot 57 percent from the floor (30 of 53), made 11 steals and scored 21 points off 20 Indiana State turnovers.

Brenton Scott led Indiana State with 16 points.


No. 23 MICHIGAN 77, IPFW 45: In Ann Arbor, Mich., the Wolverines jumped out to a 17-0 lead and never looked back against the Mastodons.

For IPFW (3-8), Jaelencia Williams had 13 points, KeShyra McCarver 10 points and De’Jour Young eight points and a team-high nine rebounds.

ROSE-HULMAN 73, MANCHESTER 42: In Terre Haute, the Engineers got off to a 22-8 first-quarter lead and rolled past the Spartans.

Beth Schaefer had 12 points for Manchester (2-6, 1-3 HCAC). 

CUMBERLAND 52, HUNTINGTON 50: In Cumberland, Tenn., the Foresters were outscored 11-7 in the fourth quarter. 

Hailey Krewald had 16 points for Huntington (9-4).