Wednesday, January 05, 2011
The 177th edition of the Calvin/Hope men’s basketball rivalry will go down in the history books as a 95-81 Calvin victory. Calvin claimed its first win at Hope since 2009 with an impressive offensive performance Wednesday night as the Maroon and Gold connected on 53 percent of its field goal attempts including 68 percent (11 of 16) of its three-point attempts. Senior Danny Rodts led the way with a career-high 30 points while senior teammate Brent Schuster had a double-double with 17 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots. The contest also marked the MIAA opener for both teams. Calvin is now 15-0 in MIAA openers under current head coach Kevin Vande Streek. The victory also marked the first time Calvin has scored 90 points or more against Hope since 2001. In addition, it marked Calvin’s first double-digit win at Hope since 1994.