Bulldogs Lose a Close One

Bulldogs Lose a Close One

ADRIAN, Mich. - The Adrian College men's basketball team lost a close game in the closing seconds to Kalamazoo, 58-57. DaVonte Harris scored a game-high 22 points for the Bulldogs in the losing effort.

THE BASICS

Final Score: Kalamazoo 58, Adrian 57

Location: Adrian, Michigan (Merillat Sports and Fitness Center)

Records: Kalamazoo (6-11, 2-5), Adrian (7-11, 1-6)

HOW IT HAPPENED

First Half: Adrian 27, Kalamazoo 21

• The score in the first half remained close throughout as neither team was able to pull far ahead of the other.

• Adrian led by eight points with 2:18 left before halftime (the largest lead of the half for either team).

Adrian Shooting

FG: 10-17 (58.8%)

3PT: 3-4 (75.9%)

FT: 4-9 (44.4%)

Kalamazoo Shooting

FG: 8-20 (40.0%)

3PT: 2-4 (50%)

FT: 3-6 (50%)

Second Half: Kalamazoo 58, Adrian 57

• Adrian built a 13-point lead in the opening minutes of the second half, 38-25.

• The Hornets whittled down the Bulldogs lead slowly throughout the period and eventually had only a one-score deficit, 55-52, with 46 seconds remaining.

Harris hit a clutch fadeaway jumper with 22 seconds remaining that put the Bulldogs up 57-52

• Kalamazoo would turn the ball over on the next possession to give Adrian the ball back with just nine seconds remaining and a five-point lead. However, a technical foul was called on a called Adrian timeout (the Bulldogs had zero timeouts remaining) giving the Hornets one free throw.

• Tanner Blyly made the ensuing free throw to bring Kalamazoo within four points of the lead, 57-53.

• Following an Adrian turnover, Blyly hit a three-point jumper to cut the Adrian lead to one point, 56-57. There was a foul on the Bulldogs called off the ball, giving the Hornets two additional free throws.

• Chase Baysdell hit both free throws for the Hornets to put Kalamazoo in the lead, 58-57, with two seconds remaining.

Adrian Shooting

FG: 18-35 (51.4%)

3PT: 5-7 (71.4%)

FT: 16-29 (55.2%)

Kalamazoo Shooting

FG: 21-46 (45.7%)

3PT: 5-11 (45.5%)

FT: 11-15 (73.3%)

TOP DOGS

Harris added two rebounds, one assist and one steal to his 22 points.

Justin Webster scored 13 points, hauled in nine rebounds and had one assist.

Anthony Cannon scored eight points, three rebounds, and two steals.

THE OPPOSITION

• Josh Miller was the leading scorer for Kalamazoo with 14 points.

• Jake Whitney and Tanner Blyly each scored 11 points.

• Whitney led the team in rebounds with six.

UP NEXT

• The Bulldogs host Olivet College this Saturday, January 28 at 3:00 p.m.

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