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Men’s Basketball Falls to Carthage 74-63 in CCIW/MIAA Classic

Saturday, December 01, 2012

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Story by Mitch Blankespoor

WHEATON, IL – The Calvin College men’s basketball team faced off against Carthage College (WI)in the second day of the CCIW/MIAA Challenge.  Calvin fell to Carthage 74-63 at Wheaton’s King Arena.  Calvin drops to 6-2 on the season.  Kruis led the Knights with 18 points and nine rebounds.  Brink had 13 points.  Dykstra and senior forward Tom Snikkers (Hudsonville/Unity Christian) had seven points each.  The Knights shot 40.7 percent from the floor, but connected on just five of 17 triples.  Calvin will travel to the Upper Peninsula on December 8 to face Finlandia for an in-region game.  Finlandia is coached by former Alma head coach Terry Smith.

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Men’s Basketball Suffers First Defeat of Year in Loss at Wheaton

Saturday, December 01, 2012

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WHEATON, IL - In a matchup of unbeaten teams, Wheaton claimed a 54-37 victory over Calvin Friday night at the CCIW/MIAA Challenge. Calvin falls to 6-1 overall while Wheaton climbs to 5-0. Calvin’s 37-point total was its lowest since a 45-36 loss to Olivet in 1982.Calvin was led in defeat by senior Tom Snikkers who scored 11 points to move past Dan Davis and into 14th place on the Calvin career scoring list. Sophomore Jordan Brink added 10 points for the Knights. Wheaton was led in the win by Tyler Peters with 13 points. Calvin will face Carthage on Saturday at 2 p.m. (EST).

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