MEN'S BASKETBALL: Defeat Bethel
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, Tenn. – NAIA No. 15 Trevecca (19-6, 11-4) defeated Bethel College (12-13, 3-12) by the score of 71-59 on Thursday.
Trevecca took an early 5-2 lead before the visiting Wildcats pulled ahead 8-5. Trevecca led 14-12 with 10 minutes to go in the half when Bethel used a 6-0 run to take the lead 18-14. Bethel would lead until Trevecca regained the lead with just :28 second remaining in the half. Trevecca led 28-25 at the break.
Bethel pushed ahead again (38-36) with 15 minutes remaining in the game before the Trojans pulled away with a 9-0 run that gave them a 47-38 lead with 13:50 to go. With 8:47 to go Bethel cut the Trojan lead to just 11 points (58-47) and the Trojans were able to extend the lead again at 62-47 and seal the victory.
Brian Oduor led the Trojans with 18 points and had a team high four blocks. Oduor added six rebounds and a steal. Josh Helton (16) and Marcos Salvi (10) also hit double figure scoring. Helton led the team in assists with four and Collins Onyando had the team high with seven rebounds.
Trevecca will host Martin Methodist on Thursday, February 21 at 8 p.m.
All regular season Trevecca basketball games are broadcast over 89.1 and 91.5 WNAZ FM. All games are aired on the internet at www.wnaz.com All home games have a statistical webcast available at www.trevecca.edu/athletics