Men's Basketball | Monday, December 8, 2008
Bearcats Win Exhibition with Bendigo Braves from Australia, 89-74
ATHERTON, CALIF. -- Willamette University defeated the Bendigo Braves, a club team from Australia, 89-74, in an exhibition men's basketball game in Atherton, Calif. The game was played at Menlo College.
Kyler McClary (Sr., Post, Hillsboro, OR/Glencoe HS) led all scorers with 21 points and was 5 of 8 on three-pointers. Corey Costantino (Sr., Wing, Ashland, OR/Ashland HS) tallied 19 points and grabbed six rebounds.
Simon Currie (Sr., Wing, Bend OR/Mountain View HS) provided 11 points and went 3 of 4 from three-point range. Nick Babij (Sr., Wing, Ontario, OR/Ontario HS) scored 11 points to go with four steals. Tain Cantrell (Sr., Post, Beaverton, OR/Westview HS) added eight points and eight rebounds.
The Braves were led by guard Kevin Probert, a member of the Australian Junior National Team, who scored 19 points. Inside player Chris Hogan supplied Bendigo with 15 points.