Men’s basketball team topped by North Central, 93-53

Men’s basketball team topped by North Central, 93-53

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Olivet College men's basketball team fell to North Central (Ill.) College, 93-53, this afternoon at the Kalamazoo College Hornet Invitational, held inside the Anderson Athletic Center in Kalamazoo.


Final Score:
North Central (Ill.) 93, Olivet 53
Location: Anderson Athletic Center; Kalamazoo, Michigan
Records: North Central 3-2 overall, Olivet 1-3 overall

  • The Cardinals shot 50.7 percent (37-of-73) from the floor and 90 percent (9-of-10) from the charity stripe.
  • The Comets posted a 39.6 field goal percentage (21-of-53) and 44.4 free throw percentage (4-of-9).

  • Connor Rairdon led all scorers with 23 points on 9-of-14 shooting.
  • Matt Cappelletti and Matt Helwing tallied 11 points each.
  • Cappelletti grabbed a game-high nine rebounds.

  • Olivet plays John Carroll (Ohio) University tomorrow in its second game at the Hornet Invitational. The game tips-off at 1 p.m.