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Foresters Top the MVN Cougars: 95-87

Huntington (13-17, 9-9) hangs on for 8-point win shooting 56.7% from the field.

Konner Platt (#3) scores 28 points for the Foresters, making 10 of 13 (76.9%) from the field.
Tyler Arens (#44) pulls in 9 rebounds.  Both Konner Platt and Mike Bush succeed on 4 treys.
Mike Bush (#10) provides 13 assists.  Konner Platt and Tyler Arens put in 4 free throws.

Sat,  Feb 17 (in Huntington, IN) 1H 2H Final  
  Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio)
Huntington (Ind.)
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42
59
53
87
95
 

 • Konner Platt: 28 points (4 treys), 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal.
 • Tyler Arens: 25 points (3 treys), 9 rebounds, 1 assist.
 • Mike Bush: 18 points (4 treys), 3 rebounds, 13 assists.
 • Devon Merder: 11 points (3 treys), 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 block, 3 steals.
 • Zac Owens: 5 points (1 trey), 3 rebounds.
 • Mason Coverstone: 3 points, 2 rebounds, 1 block.
 • Trevor Lockwood: 5 points, 2 rebounds.
 • Kyle Platt: 4 rebounds.

Players listed in order of Efficiency Rating (includes percentages & turnovers)

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Game Summary
    The Foresters made 34 of 60 attempts (56.7%) from the field, above their average of 47.4%.  Beyond the arc, Huntington was 15 of 26 for 57.7%, better than their 37.7% average this season.  At the line, HU put in 12 of 19 attempts for 63.2% (their average was 70.8%).  Mt Vernon shot 46.6% (34 of 73), 29.4% (10 of 34), and 100.0% (9 of 9), respectively.

    Huntington out-rebounded Mt Vernon 37 to 33; HU got 6.5% of the rebounds at the offensive end, and 89.7% at the defensive end.  Their average efficiency this season had been 22.6% and 72.6%, respectively.  HU's rebound margin of a +4 in this game was better than their average of -3.2.

    The Foresters had 19 assists and 13 turnovers for a decent 1.462 assist/turnover ratio (ATR), lowering their 1.491 season average.  Mt Vernon had 12 assists and 8 turnovers for a 1.500 ATR.  Huntington posted 2 blocks and 4 steals in this game.  Mt Vernon had 1 block and 5 steals.

    One Forester had a Double-Double in this game:  Mike Bush recorded a Double-Double with 18 Points and 13 Assists.  Konner Platt tied a previous Season High in this game with 10 field goals.

    Mike Bush is approaching 1,000 Points.  He needs 2 more points in the remaining games to reach that plateau.  His current season average is 17.0 per game (his HU career average is 16.4 per game).

    HU is ranked among the NAIA D2 Top 10 Teams (of 133 Teams) in two Statistical Categories and five Foresters (Mike Bush, Trevor Lockwood, Tyler Arens, Konner Platt, and Zac Owens) are among the Top 25 Statistical Leaders (of about 2,000 players).  Click for details.




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