Bulldogs Fall to 2-2 on the Season Following Loss to North Park on the Road

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

CHICAGO - The Adrian College men's basketball team hangs tough on the road, but North Park was able to pull out the 13-point victory, 92-79.

THE BASICS

Final Score: North Park 92, Adrian 79

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Records: Adrian (2-2), North Park (3-0)

HOW IT HAPPENED

First Half: North Park 37, Adrian 34

• The teams traded leads throughout the first half. The Vikings entered the locker room for halftime with a three-point lead, 37-34.

DaVonte Harris had a big half, scoring 16 of his game total 29 points.

• There were seven ties and 10 lead changes for the game, all were in the first half of the game.

Second Half: North Park 92, Adrian 79

• The Vikings would never trail in the second half as they continued to build the largest lead of the game, 22 points, with 3:50 left in the second half.

• Adrian would rally and cut the deficit to 11 points, 85-74, with 1:38 left to play. 

TOP DOGS

• Harris had a team-high 29 points. He shot 12-19 from the floor, 3-7 from three and 2-2 from the free throw line. 

Daton Aaron scored 12 points, shooting 3-16 from the floor, 1-10 three and 5-5 the charity stripe.

Justin Webster shot 5-7 from the floor, 3-7 from three and 1-1 from the free throw line on his way to scoring 11 points.

Anthony Cannon and Isiah Crofford each scored six points.

• Adrian was a perfect 8-8 from the free throw line. It's the first time this season that the Bulldogs have shot over 72% from the line this season (the school record for single-game free throw percentage was 15-16 (.938) at Manchester on Nov. 30, 2008, with a minimum of 10 shots).

THE OPPOSITION

• Jordan Robinson scored a game-high 30 points for North Park. 

• Juwan Henry scored 27 points and Colin Lake tallied 10.

• T.J. Cobbs (8 points) and Darius Brown (4) were the other two starters for the Vikings.

UP NEXT

• The Bulldogs travel to Akron, Ohio to face the NCAA Division I Akron Zips on Wednesday, November 30. The opening tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

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