MIAA Men's Basketball Week #9 Wrap-Up

MIAA Men's Basketball Week #9 Wrap-Up

Last Week's Results

 
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Date Home Score Away Score Notes Status Links
Dec. 30 Concordia Chicago 68 Trine 85 Final
Dec. 31 Olivet 88 Carthage 73 Final
Jan. 02 Adrian 89 North Park 65 Date changed from Dec. 30 Final
Jan. 04 Finlandia 89 Alma 97 Final
  Albion 74 Case Western Reserve 69 Final
  Calvin 100 Grace Christian (Mich.) 90 Final

Next Week's Games

 
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Date Home Score Away Score Notes Status Links
Jan. 08 Alma 84 Adrian * 64 Final
  Albion 93 Calvin * 62 Final
  Trine 86 Kalamazoo * 69 Final
  Hope 89 Olivet * 84 Final
Jan. 11 Adrian 80 Kalamazoo * 65 Time change from 3:00 PM Final
  Hope 70 Albion * 84 Final
  Calvin 97 Olivet * 70 Final
Jan. 12 Trine 79 Alma * 71 Final
* Conference

Around the MIAA 

Adrian (6-5, 0-0)

The Bulldogs returned from the break with a home game against North Park University to kick off the 2020 year. The Bulldogs defeated the Vikings 89-65 with the help from Jeremy Kalonji's 31 point performance. Kalonji added nine rebounds and shot 5-7 from beyond the arc. Jordan Harris totaled 15 points in the effort, and Kaleb Swick provided 13 points with seven rebounds and six assists. Harris needs 48 more points to join Kalonji in the 1,000 career points club. Kalonji reached the career milestone against Hiram on December 15.


Albion (9-2, 0-0)

Cortez Garland (Detroit, Mich.) matched his career high with 15 points, Caden Ebeling (Shelby Township, Mich.) made all 10 of his free throws and finished with 14 points, Juwan Perry (Gurnee, Ill.) produced 11 points and four assists off the bench and Quinton Armstrong (Nashville, Tenn.) completed his first double-double of the season as Albion finished non-league play at 9-2 with a 74-69 home victory over Case Western Reserve University…Albion trailed by as many as 12 in the second half.


Alma (6-5, 0-0)

The Scots scored a come-from-behind 97-89 victory over Finlandia University on Saturday (Jan. 4) afternoon. Alma (6-5) trailed for most of the game and was down by as many as seven points before staging a comeback in the final five minutes. The Scots outscored Finlandia 20-8 to end the game; 11 points came from the free-throw line, while the other nine came by way of the three-pointer – one from Steven Harvey (Grand Rapids, Mich.) and two from Kyle Woodruff (Grand Blanc, Mich.). Woodruff finished with a game-high 20 points. Harvey had 16 points and nine rebounds. Ryan Stevens (Lowell, Mich.) was two rebounds away from a triple-double with 13 points, 13 assists and eight boards. In all, six Scots scored in double figures.


Calvin (6-5, 0-0)

In a Saturday night shootout, Calvin claimed a 100-90 victory over Grace Christian University at Van Noord Arena. Senior Alex Bos had a career night with 30 points and 11 rebounds while teammate Derrick DeVries finished with 29 points, seven rebounds and nine assists. The Knights shot 46 percent from the three-point line by going 14-of-30 as a team, and they also finished with 22 assists as well. 


Hope (7-4, 0-0)

Did not compete.


Kalamazoo (3-8, 0-0)

Did not compete.


Olivet (3-8, 0-0)

Behind a game-high 27 points by junior Shawn Pardee, Olivet upset No. 18-ranked Carthage, 88-73, at the Battle Creek Central High School Fieldhouse. Pardee also grabbed five rebounds and dished out five assists, while committing only one turnover. Junior Eddie Thigpen contributed a season-high 23 points. Freshman Britton Angell had 18 points. Angell and Pardee canned four three-pointers apiece. Junior Chris Martin finished with 13 points and four assists. Senior Keyon Rainey grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds, including five off the offensive glass. Including the Red Men, the Comets have played four schools this season who were either ranked in the Top 25 or receiving votes in the D3hoops.com poll at the time of the game. It was first win against a school ranked in the D3hoops.com Top 25 poll since Nov. 28, 2010, when Olivet beat No. 18 John Carroll.


Trine (6-5, 0-0)

Did not compete.


 

2019-20 MIAA Men's Basketball Standings


  Conference Overall
GP Record Win % PF PA GP Record Win % PF PA Last 10 Streak
Albion 6 6-0 1.000 532 423   17 15-2 0.882 1338 1199 9-1 Won 9
Trine 6 5-1 0.833 476 438   17 11-6 0.647 1282 1215 7-3 Lost 1
Calvin 6 4-2 0.667 484 442   17 10-7 0.588 1331 1292 7-3 Won 2
Hope 6 3-3 0.500 469 458   17 10-7 0.588 1322 1251 6-4 Lost 1
Adrian 6 2-4 0.333 426 478   17 8-9 0.471 1335 1349 5-5 Won 1
Alma 6 2-4 0.333 449 476   17 8-9 0.471 1390 1374 4-6 Won 1
Kalamazoo 6 1-5 0.167 472 543   17 4-13 0.235 1333 1469 1-9 Lost 3
Olivet 6 1-5 0.167 502 552   17 4-13 0.235 1298 1451 3-7 Lost 2