Bulldogs Fall to Fifth in MIAA Standings After a 72-68 Loss at Calvin

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Adrian College men's basketball team stumbled against Calvin, 72-68 in the final road game of the regular season.

THE BASICS

Final Score: Calvin 72, Adrian 68 - Final

Location: Van Noord Arena

Records: Calvin Knights (10-14, 5-8 MIAA); Adrian Bulldogs (12-12, 5-8 MIAA)

HOW IT HAPPENED

• Senior Christian Covile led all scorers with 33 points, shooting 13-25 from the floor and draining five three pointers. He also hauled in five rebounds for the game.
• Rickey Jackson Jr. and Isiah Crofford also scored double digit points with 10 and 11 points respectively.
• Adrian's largest lead was 15 points with 8:29 left in the first half, took an 11-point lead into the locker room at halftime.
• Calvin's largest lead was four points with 4:34 left to go in the second half.
• The Knights scored 33 bench points, Adrian only score two points off the bench.
Travon Johnson dished seven assists, the most of any player in the game. He also hauled in five rebounds and had one steal.
• The Bulldogs went 28-64 (43.8%) from the floor, 8-26 (30.8%) and 4-10 (40%) from the charity stripe.
• Calvin shot 24-57 (42.1%) from the floor, 8-20 (40%) from the arc and 16-25 (64%) from the free throw line.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
• Both teams were even in turnovers with eight for the game, average turnovers per game is 12.2 overall and 11.8 in the conference for the Bulldogs.
• Adrian scored less than the conference season average of 71.3 for the seventh time this season, they have lost every time.
• This is the third game this season that Adrian has lost by four or less points this season. In 2-of-those-3 games they had a double digit lead.
THE OPPOSITION
• Three Calvin players scored double digit points: Nate Drews (16), Michael Wilks (14) and Cam Denney (11).
• Mike Siegel led the team with eight rebounds.
• Tony Canonie dished a team-high three assists.
• Calvin out-rebounded Adrian 38-34.
UP NEXT
• Adrian will finish the regular season at home when they host Kalamazoo on Saturday, February 20 at 3:00 p.m.
• The Bulldogs beat the Hornets 100-63 at Kalamazoo on January 27.
• Adrian falls to the fifth spot in the MIAA with a 5-8 conference record. They are one game behind fourth place Trine (6-7).
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