2003-04 Men's Basketball
BC 89, TBC 53
Sophomore Eric Sweet has career high 18 points and 11 boards for first double-double
By Ben Risinger, SID
December 6, 2003
The Bluffton College men's basketball team (3-3) went on a 27-0 run in the second half to take a 30 point lead and help give a final score of 89-53 over Temple Baptist (4-4) on Saturday afternoon.
The Beavers shot 55 percent for the game compared to the Rams 30 percent. Bluffton doubled Temple Baptist on the boards with 50 rebounds compared to their 23. From the free-throw line Bluffton went 8-of-14, with the Rams shooting 6-of-17. The Beavers had several season highs as a team with 89 in points, 50 rebounds, 33 assists and 7 three pointers.
The Beaver defense also held Temple Baptist to 30 percent shooting on the day as they went 21-of-69 from the floor.
Leading Bluffton on the contest was sophomore Eric Sweet (Ottawa/Ottawa-Glandorf) with 18 points and 11 rebounds for a career high in both and his first double-double. Sophomore Scott Bergman (Elmore/Woodmore) and freshman Michael Anthony (Ohio City/Delphos St. Johns) both posted 16 points for the contest. Anthony posted a career high eight rebounds and five assists. Senior Brad Boyles ( Berne , Ind. /South Adams ) rounded off the double digit scoring with 10 points.
Beaver head coach Guy Neal currently has 148 career victories. Two more victories ties him with former coach Glenn Snyder for the most career men's basketball victories with 150.
Bluffton will be back in action on December 18 at home vs. Marygrove. Tip off is scheduled for