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OU men's rally falls short in Baker loss

By The Herald Staff | 11/23/2012

BALDWIN CITY — The Baker and Ottawa University men’s basketball teams are heading in opposite directions coming out of the Thanksgiving break.

The Braves’ skid reached four with Tuesday’s 83-77 loss to Baker, which extended its winning streak to six games, in Baldwin City.

BALDWIN CITY — The Baker and Ottawa University men’s basketball teams are heading in opposite directions coming out of the Thanksgiving break.

The Braves’ skid reached four with Tuesday’s 83-77 loss to Baker, which extended its winning streak to six games, in Baldwin City.

Ottawa (1-5) rallied from an 18-point deficit with 14:55 remaining to come within seven with 3:25 left in the game.

The Braves placed five players in double figures and shot 41 percent from the field.

Corey Smith led all players with 18 points. Julian Rose and Adam Hasty, who was making his season debut, netted 13 points apiece. Chase Dippel finished with 12 and Stephen Feighny, 11.

Baker countered with three players in double figures. Ben Steinlage led the Wildcats with 14 points and guards Jordan Honore and Chris Lockhart each had 11.

The Wildcats scored 22 points off turnovers.

Ottawa plays 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Lawrence against Haskell, the final game before the conference season begins. Ottawa opens conference Thursday in Salina against Kansas Wesleyan.

Ottawa (77) — Corey Smith 7-18 2-2 18, Chase Dippel 2-9 7-8 12, Colby Regier 1-4 0-0 2, Alex Lundry 0-2 0-0 0, Stephen Feighny 5-7 1-3 11, Kameron Lindsay 2-4 0-0 4, Zach Brown 1-1 1-2 4, Adam Hasty 4-5 2-2 13, Julian Rose 4-12 5-6 13, Patrick Banks 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-62 18-23 77.

Baker University (83) — Todd Eils 3-6 2-2 8, Jordan Honore 4-7 3-4 11, Ben Steinlage 5-5 4-6 14, Corey Anderson 2-4 2-3 7, Baba Diallo 1-4 3-4 5, Kevin Lysaught 1-4 2-2 4, Brandon Moore 0-0 0-0 0, Todd Johnston 2-2 0-0 5, Julian Mills 1-4 3-4 5, Samer Jassar 1-1 0-0 2, Christopher Lockhart 3-8 4-5 11, Carson Sonnenberg 0-0 0-0 0, EJ Carter 4-6 2-2 11. Totals 27-51 25-32 83.

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