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Sunday, December 03, 2017 1:00 am

College basketball roundup

Foresters hit 32 free throws in win

Staff, news services

The Huntington men's basketball team took advantage of trips to the free-throw line to upset No. 4 Indiana Wesleyan at Platt Arena in Huntington on Saturday. 

The Foresters (5-6, 1-2 Crossroads League) went 32 of 40 from the line, led by Mike Bush's 12 of 13. Bush led the team with 25 points followed by Konner Platt's and Tyler Arens' 16 and Devon Merder's 13. 

The Wildcats (8-2, 2-1), who finished 13 of 24 from the line, were led by Kyle Mangas who scored 19. 

BALL STATE 83, IUPUI 64: In Muncie, Tahjai Teague scored 14 points to lead a balanced Cardinals team.

Five players reached double figures for Ball State (4-4) with Trey Moses and Carroll graduate Kyle Mallers scoring 12 apiece, Tayler Persons and Sean Sellers 11 each. Ball State made 31 of 58 field goals (53 percent) and knocked down 10 3-pointers, Sellers leading with three.

IUPUI (2-4) was led by Ron Patterson's 14 points.

BUTLER 75, SAINT LOUIS 45: In Indianapolis, Kelan Martin scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Kamar Baldwin added 14 points to lead the Bulldogs.

Martin and Baldwin combined to shoot 12 of 22 from the field and Butler (6-2) shot 49.1 percent (26 of 53). Butler led 8-0 and never trailed. Javon Bess made a pair of free throws 41/2 minutes into the game for Saint Louis' (3-4) first points.

No. 3 SAINT FRANCIS 93, GOSHEN 85: At the Hutzell Athletic Center, Derek Hinen had 24 points on 7-of-10 shooting, 3 of 5 from beyond the arc and 7 of 7 from the line for the Cougars (9-2, 3-0 Crossroads).

Connor Lautzenheiser scored 12, Chandler White, Evan Henry and Bryce Lienhoop each scored 11 and Stephen Turner had 10. 

Logan Primerano led the Maple Leafs (5-5, 1-2) with 30 points.

No. 16 BETHEL 87, GRACE 80: In Mishawaka, Logan Godfrey and Erik Bowen each scored 23 points for the Lancers (6-6, 0-3 Crossroads). Godfrey added 10 rebounds.

Ryan Lutz led the Pilots (9-1, 2-0) with 28. 

No. 2 CORNERSTONE 83, No. 5 INDIANA TECH 65: In Grand Rapids, Michigan, the Warriors (8-2, 3-1 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference) shot just 11 of 33 in the second half in the loss. 

Dylan Phair led Tech with 17 points. 

Sam Vander Sluis led Cornerstone (10-2, 4-0) with 24 points.

MOUNT ST. JOSEPH 75, MANCHESTER 60: In Cincinnati, Cornell Hampton led the Spartans (1-4, 0-1 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference) with 17 points off the bench, Enis Becirevic had 13 and Adrian Johnson added 11. 

Andrew Finley led the Lions (3-3, 1-0) with 29 points. 

Women

TRINE 75, ALMA 46: In Alma, Michigan, Brandi Dawson led the Thunder (7-0, 1-0 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association) with 19 points and Hayley Martin added 16. 

Charley Hengesbach led the Scots (0-5, 0-3) with 16 points.

No. 17 SAINT FRANCIS 57, GOSHEN 43: At Hutzell Athletic Center, Kara Gerka scored 17 and Daysianae Hinton added 12 for the Cougars (7-3, 2-1 Crossroads).

Mariah Roe and Kayaira Murff each scored 10 for the Maple Leafs (1-11, 0-3).

GRACE 67, BETHEL 53: In Mishawaka, Micaela Box led the Lancers (4-7, 1-2 Crossroads) with 18 points, Vironnica Drake added 14 and Lexi Minix 12. 

Kaitlin Elsasser and Kamala Glenn each scored 14 for the Pilots (3-7, 0-3). 

No. 23 INDIANA WESLEYAN 60, HUNTINGTON 59: In Huntington, the Wildcats' Carly Lange had a block on the Foresters' last-second shot attempt to secure the win. 

Hailey Krewald led Huntington (8-2, 3-1 Crossroads) with 15 points.

Nicole Ignasiak scored 23 and had 10 rebounds for Indiana Wesleyan (9-2, 3-0).

CORNERSTONE 71, No. 11 INDIANA TECH 64: In Grand Rapids, Michigan, the Warriors (9-2, 3-1 WHAC) shot a season-low 32.8 percent from the field (21 of 68) in the loss.

Haley Cook and Keanna Gary each scored 20 points, and Gary had 15 rebounds for her eighth double-double of the season. 

Jesse Sheridan led the Golden Eagles (5-6, 3-1) with 22 points. 

MOUNT ST. JOSEPH 75, MANCHESTER 62: In Cincinnati, Haley Farris scored 19, Beth Schaefer added 15 and Mikalia Taylor 11 for the Spartans (1-4, 0-1 HCAC).

The Lions (4-2, 1-0) were led by Maddie Haberthy's 18 points.