Early Run Puts Saints in Hole
Men's Basketball - Wed, Dec. 9, 2009
(Notre Dame, IN) A 10 - 0 run to start the game by No. 4 Bethel College (NAIA DII) put the Saints in a hole they could not overcome. The Saints hit their first bucket at the 15:03 mark when Elliott Jones Jr. nailed a 3-pointer.
The Pilots (8-1) never relinquished the lead and cruised to an 87 - 63 lead. The Saints were led by sophomore guard Elliott Jones Jr. with 21 points in 31 minutes of action. Andrew Tullis chipped in 13 points and pulled down 8 rebounds for the Saints. Bethel was led by senior guard Ryan Lightfoot with 21 points including 5-of-7 shooting from 3 point range.
Playing nearly half their schedule in less than 2 months the Saints get a much needed rest before traveling to Lima, OH. The Saints will take on the University of Northwestern Ohio. Tip - off is scheduled for 7pm.