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Cornerstone drops opener in OT to Indiana Wesleyan, 90-89

#1-ranked Golden Eagles fall in OT to open 2017-18 season The Cornerstone men’s basketball team, ranked #1 in NAIA Div. II, opened their season Friday night at the WHAC/CL Challenge with a surprising overtime loss to #6 Indiana Wesleyan. A late loose ball foul in the final seconds lead to the dramatic 90-89 final. Michael […]

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Can the Aquinas Saints outplay their pre-season #4 ranking in WHAC coaches poll?

When the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference released the preseason coaches poll earlier today, the Aquinas Saints men’s basketball team ranked #4 on the list. National Championship runner-up and crosstown rival, the Cornerstone Golden Eagles, finished with all 11 first-place votes and ended up with the top spot. Newcomer to the league, Rochester, and UM-Dearborn ranked #2 […]

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Cornerstone Golden Eagles at top WHAC pre-season poll

The Cornerstone Golden Eagles men’s basketball team find themselves in a very familiar position. They’ve been named the favorite to win the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference by the league’s coaches. Coming off a heartbreaking loss in the National Championship game to the Union (Ky.) Bulldogs, coach Kim Elders returns to the sidelines for his 25th season […]

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AQ Saints add Lewis, Draper, Abrams to Class of ’21

Lewis, Draper and Abrams join Laucky, McDonald as Saints When the Aquinas Saints men’s basketball team takes the floor later this year, you’ll see five new faces in the lineup for coach Ryan Bertoia. Tommy Lewis, a 6’4 wing from Grand Rapids Northview High School, Zane Draper, a 6’0 point guard from Grosse Pointe South High School, and Cooper […]

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Cory Cox drains 7 threes as Golden Eagles do it again, win WHAC Tourney Final over Saints

The Cornerstone Golden Eagles flew through some rare air on their way to the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference men’s basketball tournament title on Tuesday night to defeat the Aquinas Saints 65-51 at Mol Arena. Cory Cox found his stroke from deep, connecting on seven three-pointers, on his way to a game-high 31 points and WHAC Player of the Year Kyle Steigenga pulled […]

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2017 WHAC All-Conference Awards filled with Beer City locals

When the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference named its Men’s Basketball All-Conference teams on Thursday there were some familiar names from the Grand Rapids area among the bunch. Cornerstone University’s Kyle Steigenga was named the WHAC Player of the Year and coach Kim Elders was named Coach of the Year. Miles Robinson (Indiana Tech) and Kevin Rich (Davenport) were […]