The men's basketball team competed in the Goshen College tournament this weekend. The Saints lost both of their games to a very strong Goshen, and Sienna Heights University team.
"We made too many mental mistakes in the first game," said Head Coach Steve Baumgartner. "When that happens against a good team like Goshen it is hard to come back from."
The Saints shot 37% from the field, and only 35% from the three point line. Freshman Zac Cook led all scorers with 15 points. Goshen had 5 players in double figures including 14 from All-American Errick McCollum.
The Saints looked to perform better in their second game Saturday afternoon against Sienna Heights. The game was tight for the first half, and the Saints only trailed by two. The second half was a different story. The Saints would turn the ball over 18 times. "The defense played well and kept us in the game for the first half," Coach Baumgartner said. "However, we made poor decisions with the ball which led to turnovers in the second half."
Elliott Jones Jr. finished the game with 23 points, 8 assists, and 6 rebounds. Andrew Tullis had 18 points, and shot 8-10 from the field. The Saints travel to Ann Arbor to take on Concordia Wednesday night.