For The Herald Bulletin
LEXINGTON, Ky. —
The Anderson University men’s basketball team lost to Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Transylvania University 78-58 on Saturday at the Beck Center in Lexington, Ky.
Isaac Loechle led the Ravens with 16 points and three rebounds, hitting 4-of-9 field goals and 7-of-8 free throws, including a 3-pointer.
Cody Jackson had 14 points and Nate Gross added 10 points and seven rebounds. Carson Breckenridge chipped in with 10 points and Max Mollaun had eight to go with six assists and a pair of rebounds.
AU shot 50 percent from the field, including 5-of-15 from 3-point range and 9-of-12 from the free throw line. Transylvania finished at 56 percent shooting, including 10-of-22 from behind the arc and 10-of-13 from the charity stripe.
The Pioneers had a 26-23 advantage on the boards, including 8-6 on the offensive glass. Transy also had the edge in points in the paint (32-30), turnovers (8-14), points off turnovers (23-7), second chance points (12-8) and steals (8-3).
The Ravens were playing without leading scorer Phil Hogan for the fifth straight game - all losses.
AU (7-10, 3-7 HCAC) travels to Defiance on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
Transylvania 87, Anderson 61: Amy Wuestefeld led the Ravens with 15 points, two rebounds, three assists and six steals, hitting 5-of-12 field goals, including a pair of 3-pointers.
Ashley Wuestefeld was also in double figures with 13 points, four rebounds and two assists. Cori Conner had eight points, three rebounds and Marissa Haskins added seven points and four rebounds.
AU shot 41 percent from the field, including 3-of-13 from 3-point range and 10-of-20 from the free throw line. Transylvania finished at 53 percent shooting, including 5-of-17 behind the arc and 22-of-28 from the charity stripe.
The Pioneers had a 44-31 advantage on the boards, including 13-11 on the offensive glass. Transy also had the edge in assists (19-10), turnovers (13-14), points off turnovers (19-16) and steals (9-8).
AU (4-13, 3-7 HCAC) hosts Defiance on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.