Men's Basketball Upended at Calvin

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Adrian College men's basketball team fell 94-72 at Calvin after the Knights scored 54 points in the second half. Justin Webster finished with 20 points and nine rebounds to lead the Bulldogs in the losing effort.


Final Score: Calvin 94, Adrian 72

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan (Van Noord Arena)

Records: Calvin (7-12, 3-5 MIAA), Adrian (14-5, 5-3 MIAA)


Calvin went on an 8-0 run in the first half to build an 11-4 lead in the opening four minutes of the game. Jordan Harris and Sam Colbert each hit a three-point jumper to cut the Adrian deficit to just one point, 11-10. Webster followed up with a jumper to give the Bulldogs a 12-11 lead with 13:54 remaining in the half. The Knights responded with an 8-2 run to retake the lead, 19-14. The Bulldogs tied the game at 21 off a Harris jumper with 9:10 left before the half. The score was tied again at 28 (4:56), 34 (2:06), and 37 (1:30). Derrick Devries made the final shot--a three-pointer--to give Calvin the 40-37 lead as the teams entered the locker rooms.

Luke Morrison hit a layup to give the Knights the game's first double-digit lead, 57-46, with 13:22 remaining in regulation. The Bulldogs cut the lead to seven, 63-56, with 8:28 left in the half before Calvin went on an 8-0 run to increase the lead to 15 with just under seven minutes left on the clock. A 7-0 run increased the lead to 21 points, 81-60, and a 6-0 run gave the Knights a 24-point lead--largest of the game--with only 52 seconds remaining.


• Harris finished with 20 points, three assists, a steal, and a block.

• Webster added three assists and a steal to his stat line. 

• Colbert added eight points and two rebounds to the cause.


• Derrick DeVries had a game-high 29 points to lead Calvin.

• Austin Bykerk had 20 points and a team-high eight rebounds while Tony Canonie and Michael Wilks finished with 11 points. Canonie also had a team-high seven assists.


Adrian returns home for a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) matchup against Albion on Wednesday, January 31. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., ET.