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The Journal Gazette

Saturday, October 28, 2017 12:00 am

Saint Francis men open with win


Freshman Hunter Hollowell had 25 points and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with five minutes left as the No. 3 Saint Francis men's basketball team opened the season with a 93-83 win over No. 28 Olivet Nazarene on Friday in Bourbonnais, Illinois.

Hollowell was 7 for 8 and senior Evan Henry (18 points) was 6 for 7 on 3-pointers as the Cougars made a school-record 18 3's.

Senior Bryce Lienhoop added 17 points and senior Derek Hinen 11. 

Saint Francis outscored Olivet Nazarene 57-40 in the second half.