Goshen, IN- The IU South Bend men's basketball team lost to Concordia University 68-56 on Saturday afternoon in the championship game of the Maple City Hoop Fest held at Goshen College. With the loss, the Titans drop to 1-2 on the season.
Steven Heatherly (Mishawaka HS) led the Titans on 5-of-9 shooting and had a team-high 14 points in 35 minutes of action. Junior Jake Berger (Plymouth HS) provided spark off the bench for IU South Bend and registered his first collegiate double-double scoring 10 points and pulling down 10 boards on the afternoon. Kyle Heatherly (Mishawaka HS) chipped in with nine points and Alanzo Bass (Lawrence North HS) scored 7 points for IU South Bend.
Rocko Holmes led Concordia University with a game-high 16 points and teammate Marius Williams pumped in 14 points. As a team, Concordia shot an impressive 23-of-45 (51%) from the field while draining 18-21 from the charity stripe.
All-Tourney Team Selections
Congratulations to IU South Bend's Steven Heatherly and Alanzo Bass for being named to the Maple City Hoop Fest All-Tournament Team. Heatherly continues to scorch the nets early in the season as he connected on 10-18 field goals in the two games. Point Guard Alanzo Bass tallied 18 points, eight assists and six rebounds for the tourney. Great job Zo and Steven!
The Titans will be back in action on Tuesday night when they travel to Purdue North Central to take on the Panthers. Tip time is scheduled for 7:00 pm CST. The game will be played at the LaPorte Civic Center.