Tigers Stifle Crusaders

Box Score

LANSING, Mich. – The Grace Bible College Tigers pulled away in the second half, defeating Maranatha 57-45 on Thursday evening of the Great Lakes Tip-Off.

Maranatha held Grace to a 32-28 lead in the first half, but the Tigers pulled away in the second period, shooting 44% from the field while holding Maranatha at 29.8% from the field.

The Tigers used a 26-10 advantage in paint points, while their bench outscored Maranatha’s 25-9. Senior forward Joel Borchardt (Watertown, Wis.) scored 12 points with eight rebounds and junior forward Kyle Kutz (Cambridge, Wis.) chipped in nine points and six rebounds.

Maranatha will face Lincoln Christian tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. EST.