Baker men beat Graceland
The Baker University men defeated Graceland University 74-52 on Jan. 15 in Lamoni, Iowa. Aaron Schwerman, junior from Beloit, led the team with 22 points and also had five rebounds. Todd Heitshusen, sophomore from Lawrence, added 11 points and Brandon Scarborough, junior from Kansas City, Mo., had a team high six rebounds.
The 'Cats lost two close games on Jan. 18 and 20. Baker fell to Central Methodist 79-75 in Fayette, Mo., on Jan. 18 despite a strong second half. Five 'Cats scored in double figures, led by Schwerman with 17. Heitshusen hit three three-pointers for the second straight contest and finished with 11 points. Scarborough had 10 points and a team-high six rebounds and two steals in 15 minutes.
Avila College defeated Baker 70-67 in the Collins Center on Saturday. Schwerman had 20 points and six rebounds. Ivica Simac, sophomore from Split, Croatia, added 13 points and seven rebounds. Scott Johnson, sophomore from Tulsa, Okla., had seven assists.