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November 25, 2012Earlham College Broadcast Sports
RICHMOND, Ind. — The Earlham College men's basketball team finished the HCAC/MIAA
Challenge on Sunday as the Quakers fell 68-56 to Kalamazoo College on Schuckman
Court in the Athletics and Wellness Center.
Dustin Rusk posted the first double-double in career for the Quakers with 15 points
and 11 rebounds against the Hornets (1-1).
Tyler Lewers led the Quakers with 16 points.
Kristian Barden tossed in nine points, while grabbing a game-high 17 rebounds. He
also had four blocks.
Marty Broderick finished with nine points.
Kalamazoo led early at 11-2 with 15:49 left in the opening stanza before the Quakers
rallied with seven straight points. Broderick scored at the 10:43 mark to make it
Barden got the Quakers closer at 14-13 with 8:44 remaining. Later in the period,
Rusk scored and added a free throw again close the gap to 23-20 at 4:41.
The Hornets finished the half with a 14-4 run to lead 37-24 at intermission.
In the second half, Jack O'Flaherty drilled a 3-pointer to pull the Quakers to
within 39-34 with 16:34 left to play.
From that point, Kalamazoo scored five in a row to build a 44-34 advantange at the
14:48 mark that the Hornets were able to maintain the rest of the way.
Earlham (1-4) enertains DePauw University on Wednesday at 6 p.m.