No. 4 Eagles raise record to 15-2

FR Luke Appel
FR Luke Appel

No. 4 Eagles raise record to 15-2

Thursday, 17 January 2019 06:15 Metro Sports Report
 
The Kirkwood men's basketball team raised its record to 15-2 Wednesday night with an 86-77 victory over Bryant & Stratton in a non-conference game at Johnson Hall.


All-American Doug Wilson canned 8 of 10 shots from the field and led the fourth-ranked Eagles with 18 points.

Luke Appel finished with 17 points, eight rebounds and four assists for Kirkwood. Connor Kasperbauer popped in five 3-pointers and contributed 17 points, six rebounds and three assists.

Allante Pickens scored 14 points for the Eagles. Brady Sartorius finished with eight points and five assists.

Justin Brookens tossed in seven 3-pointers and poured in 29 points for Bryant & Stratton (13-7).

BRYANT & STRATTON (77): Brookens 10 2-2 29, Sosa 1 1-2 3, Thompson 4 2-2 10, Jingco 6 1-1 17, Duty 3 2-3 10, Woods 0 0-0 0, Collins 1 0-0 3, Schneider 0 0-0 0, McDermed 1 3-4 5. Totals 26 11-14 77.

KIRKWOOD (86): Sims 1 0-0 3, Pickens 4 4-4 14, Kasperbauer 5 2-2 17, Wilson 8 2-2 18, Appel 7 2-4 17, Thedford 0 4-4 4, Sartorius 3 0-0 8, Stephenson 1 0-0 3, Gosnell 1 0-0 2, Arrington 0 0-0 0. Totals 30 14-16 86.

Halftime - Kirkwood 33, Bryant & Stratton 32. 3-point goals - Bryant & Stratton 14 (Brookens 7, Jingco 4, Duty 2, Collins 1), Kirkwood 12 (Kasperbauer 5, Pickens 2, Sartorius 2, Sims 1, Appel 1, Stephenson 1).