Case Western uses strong second half to defeat Kalamazoo, 82-53
The Kalamazoo College men's basketball team lost 82-53 to Case Western Reserve University at home on Sunday.
Case scored the opening basket and led the rest of the game. The Spartans led by as many as 11 points (22-11) with 5:25 left in the first half, but the Hornets used a 12-2 run to make it a one point game (24-23) just three minutes later. Kalamazoo trailed by two (28-26) at halftime.
Case shot 53 percent in the second half and extended the lead back to double digits (46-36) with 13:39 remaining and secured the win by also making 13-of-14 free throws in the second half.
Case shot 44.8 percent overall while hitting 11-of-27 three pointers (40.7%). Kalamazoo shot 34.6 percent overall while making just 3-of-12 three pointers. Case was 19-of-21 at the free throw line while Kalamazoo sank 14-of-19. The Spartans held a 38-32 advantage in rebounds.
Kalamazoo returns to action on Thursday, Dec. 13 at Defiance College.