Men’s Basketball Suffers Loss to Baldwin Wallace

Men’s Basketball Suffers Loss to Baldwin Wallace

Bethany, W.Va. - The Bethany College men's basketball team was defeated by Baldwin Wallace in a non-conference matchup Sunday afternoon inside Hummel Field House. Freshman Dylan Furlong led the Bison with a career high 13 points and pulled in seven rebounds. The Bison fall to 1-11 (0-3), and the Yellowjackets are now 7-4.

1st- The Bison led the game with a layup from Furlong and jumpers from Trey Shifflett and Aiden Albert, making the lead 7-3. The four point lead would be the largest lead the Bison would hold in the half. The green and white took an 11-8 lead from a Malik Ellis trey. Moments later the Bison and Yellowjackets exchanged buckets and battled to take a lead. The Bison 18-17 and would lost the lead for good with 8:49 to go in the half. Baldwin Wallace took 14 point lead going on a 13-0 run going into halftime.

2nd- Bethany attempted to comeback but Baldwin Wallace's shooting was too much for the Bison to handle. The Yellowjackets shot 50% from the field and 43.8% from behind the arc. The Bison were 33.3% from the field and 22.2% from behind the arc. The green and white came within 11 with 15:16 to go in the half but couldn't get over the double digit mark.

Dylan Furlong led with 13 points and pulled in seven rebounds
Aiden Albert and Malik Ellis contributed seven points each
Allayasa Bray added eight points
• The Bison shot 15-21 from the charity stripe
• The green and white were out rebounded 49-37. Derek White Jr. grabbed a team high eight rebounds
• Bethany had six steals compared to Baldwin Wallace's three

Bethany returns to the court Thursday Jan. 3 for a conference matchup vs Chatham. Tipoff is set for 7:30 pm.

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