Monday, November 14, 2022 – 04:30 PM
WINONA LAKE, Ind. – In a marquee Best-25 matchup, Grace’s males’s basketball group took down No. 22 Oregon Tech 82-77 on Friday.
The No. 8 Lancers (4-0) and Owls battled fiercely for all 40 mins. Frankie Davidson led all avid gamers with 25 issues, 7 rebounds and 5 assists in a robust efficiency.
The sport wrapped up the primary day of the inaugural Crossroads/Cascade Vintage. The original event includes a pair of groups from the Crossroads League and the Cascade Collegiate Convention.
The Lancers benefitted from a packed space on the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Heart, which created a noisy, lively setting for the Best-25 tilt.
Grace jumped out to a quick get started in entrance of that crowd, hitting its first 8 box targets. The Owls stored inside vary, alternatively, and simplest trailed 18-11 after Grace’s capturing spree.
The Lancers driven their result in 10 after a fastbreak layup from Jakob Gibbs made the rating 26-16.
However OIT refused to vanish. The Owls used an 8-0 run to slash Grace’s lead down to 2.
The Owls persevered to chip away, alternatively, however Grace nonetheless held a 42-38 lead at halftime.
The Owls additionally shot neatly at 50 p.c, they usually had 3 fewer turnovers than Grace.
Oregon Tech started the second one part neatly, charging forward 45-44 after a nook 3-pointer. The Owls higher their result in 5 at 53-48 after some other triple.
Again-to-back buckets from Jakob Gibbs and Davidson gave Grace a four-point lead at 64-60 with 7:11 ultimate.
Two mins later, fastbreak layups from Scott and Jakob Gibbs propelled the Lancers to a 68-61 benefit.
Davidson then threw down a monster slam dunk with 4 mins to play, and he added 3 extra issues to position the Owls right into a 12-point hollow with 3:14 at the clock.
The Owls drilled a trio of 3-pointers over the general 3 mins to stay OIT inside hanging distance.
However the Lancers made sufficient loose throws to near out the victory.
Davidson’s game-high 25 issues got here on 10 of 15 capturing. Scott poured in 18 issues, 5 rebounds and four blocked pictures, and Jakob Gibbs tallied 18 issues, 5 forums, 2 assists and 1 steals.
Grace completed the sport capturing 54 p.c from the ground, and OIT shot 46 p.c. The Lancers had a plus-eight benefit at the forums as neatly.
The Lancers will wrap up the Crossroads/Cascade Vintage on Saturday with a 5 p.m. matchup towards Bushnell.