Men's Basketball


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Men's basketball falls short in two close home games

The Baker men's basketball team, despite leading for much of each game, fell to MidAmerica Nazarene on a late three-pointer on Monday and then could not withstand a late Graceland rally on Thursday. Both games were played in the Collins Center.

Men's basketball falls to Benedictine

The Baker men’s basketball team had another impressive showing against a ranked opponent Saturday but fell victim to a last-second shot and lost to No. 23 Benedictine College 66-64.

Men's basketball goes 1-1 on the road

The men's basketball team had a season-best offensive game, defeating Culver-Stockton 91-82 on Dec. 1 before falling to Mount Mercy 82-71 on Dec. 3.

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Basketball teams sweep Avila

The women's and men's basketball teams both defeated Avila Monday in the Collins Center. The women won 73-52, while the men won 87-60.

Despite Gray's career night, men lose second game in conference play

The Baker University men’s basketball team is off to an 0-2 start in Heart of America Athletic Conference play after losing to Central Methodist 79-72 on Wednesday night in Fayette, Missouri. The Wildcats have now lost six straight games to CMU and three straight in Fayette.

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Men's basketball continues with strong Australian presence

Coming to Baker University came as a bit of a shock to Baker's three Australian basketball players. They have had to adjust to the fast-paced, aggressive style of play in the United States. Each Australian now has a specific role on Baker’s team, and this season coaches and fans can tell they have adjusted accordingly.

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2016-17 men's basketball preview

Sports writer Chad Mullen previews the upcoming 2016-17 Baker men's basketball season after the team after finished last season 12-17 overall and 8-14 in conference play.

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Men's basketball ends season at William Penn

The men’s basketball team saw its season end Saturday on the road in a 92-66 loss at No. 11 William Penn. The Wildcats finished the season 12-17 overall and 8-14 in the Heart.

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Men rally late but fall short against Grand View

The men’s basketball team fell to Grand View University on Saturday 86-81. The Wildcats had a chance late in the game, down two points with 12.1 seconds left, but they were not able to capitalize and Grand View sank its final free throw attempts.

Men lose third straight

The men’s basketball team suffered its third straight loss on Saturday, falling on the road to Culver-Stockton College 66-52. No Wildcat scored more than 9 points, and the team shot a season-low 29 percent on field goals, including 8-37 on 3-pointers.


2016-17 SCHEDULE

Overall record 9-8
Conference record 6-7

Nov. 1 - Away
at Ottawa, W 78-64

Nov. 4 - Away
at Columbia, L 85-66
Columbia, Missouri

Nov. 5 - Away
vs William Woods, W 78-60
Columbia, Missouri

Nov. 12 - Away
at Clarke*, L 83-75
Dubuque, Iowa

Nov. 16 - Away
at Central Methodist*, L 79-72
Fayette, Missouri

Nov. 19
vs William Penn*, W 88-85
Baldwin City

Nov. 22 - Away
at Missouri Valley*, L 87-83
Marshall, Missouri

Nov. 28 - Away
at Avila*, W 87-60
Kansas City, Missouri

Dec. 1 - Away
at Culver-Stockton*, W 91-82
Canton, Missouri

Dec. 3 - Away
at Mount Mercy*, L 82-71
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Dec. 10 - Home
vs Benedictine*, L 66-64
Baldwin City

Dec. 18 - Away
at Missouri Western State
L 78-62
St. Joseph, Missouri

Dec. 31 - Home
vs McPherson, W 85-73
Baldwin City

Jan. 4 - Home
vs Evangel*, W 64-63
Baldwin City

Jan. 7 - Away
at Peru State* W 84-75
Peru, Nebraska

Jan. 9 - Home
vs MidAmerica Nazarene* L 74-73
Baldwin City

Jan. 12 - Home
vs Graceland* L 71-68
Baldwin City

Jan. 18 - Home
vs Central Methodist* W 79-68
Baldwin City

Jan. 21 - Away
vs Clarke*
Dubuque, Iowa

Jan. 23 - Away
at Grand View*
Des Moines, Iowa

Jan. 25 - Away
at Avila*
Kansas City, Missouri

Jan. 28 - Away
at William Penn*
Oskaloosa, Iowa

Jan. 30 - Home
vs Missouri Valley*
Baldwin City

Feb. 2 - Home
vs Culver-Stockton*
Baldwin City

Feb. 4 - Home
vs Mount Mercy*
Baldwin City

Feb. 8 - Away
at Evangel*
Springfield, Missouri

Feb. 11 - Away
at Benedictine*

Feb. 15 - Away
at MidAmerica Nazarene*

Feb. 18 - Home
vs Peru State*
Baldwin City

Feb. 22 - Away
at Graceland*
Lamoni, Iowa

Feb. 25 - Home
vs Grand View*
Baldwin City

*-Denotes conference game