MISHAWAKA, Ind. The Bethel College men’s basketball team defeated their arch nemesis in Grace College to capture the 2014 Crossroads League Tournament Championship 70-65 Tuesday night. The win is the second consecutive tournament championship for the Pilots and their 18th overall Crossroads League title.
Bethel (26-7)locks up the second automatic bid qualifying them for the NAIA D-II National Tournament in Point Lookout, Missouri.
Zach Miller would continue his terrific shooting leading the way with 22 points for Bethel. Senior Ryan Benner closed out his career on the Gates Gymnasium floor contributing 13 points, eight rebounds, three assists, two blocks and a steal. Junior Matt Schauss would add 10 points, six rebounds and 6 assists while senior Michael Mislan provided the spark off the bench scoring 10 points.