Men's Basketball Falls On The Road To #20 Adrian

Taylor Moore (Photo by Ryan Baker)
Taylor Moore (Photo by Ryan Baker)

ADRIAN, Mich – Mount Union's men's basketball team fell 63-48 at No. 20 in the nation Adrian (Mich.) in a non-conference basketball game, Wednesday night at the Merillat Sport and Fitness Center in Adrian, Mich.

Mount Union (1-4) got 11 points and six rebounds from freshman Taylor Moore (North Canton/Hoover) and 10 points from freshman Evan Keeslar (Uniontown/Green) but was hampered by a season-high 27 turnovers.

Adrian never trailed in the game and remains perfect on the season at 6-0.  The Bulldogs were led by Eric Lewis, who netted a game-high 17 points and six steals.

Mount Union travels to Columbus Saturday to open up Ohio Athletic Conference play at Capital with tip-off time slated for 2 pm.

Newspaper Box Score
Mount Union vs Adrian (Mich.)
11/28/12 5:30 PM at Adrian, Mich. - Merillat Gym
At Adrian, Mich. - Merillat Gym
ADRIAN (MICH.) 63, MOUNT UNION 48
MOUNT UNION (1-4)
Taylor Moore 5-7 1-3 11; Evan Keeslar 2-5 6-8 10; Cody Dillon 2-7 4-4 9;
Tyler Fausnight 2-4 1-2 5; Matt Kiger 2-4 1-2 5; Kyle Scelza 1-3 0-0 3;
Jarrett Ruffin 1-5 1-2 3; Nate Jacubec 0-6 2-2 2; Jerod Lane 0-1 0-0 0; Mike
Plouse 0-4 0-1 0; T.J. Gillespie 0-2 0-0 0; Justen Little 0-0 0-0 0; Jimmy
Darnley 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 15-48 16-24 48.
ADRIAN (MICH.) (6-0)
Eric Lewis 7-15 2-2 17; Cody Barnes 4-11 2-2 11; Adam Meier 3-9 5-6 11; Ben
Rodak 3-5 1-2 9; Sean Gallant 3-9 1-1 7; Darryl Flemister 2-5 2-2 6; Rickey
Jackson 1-1 0-0 2; Brad Hohman 0-1 0-0 0; Sheldon Clay 0-0 0-0 0; Donald
Allen 0-1 0-0 0; Lorenzo Dewberry 0-1 0-0 0; Drew Torey 0-3 0-1 0; Donovan
Moore 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 23-61 13-16 63.
Mount Union...................   20   28  -   48
Adrian (Mich.)................   31   32  -   63
3-point goals--Mount Union 2-13 (Kyle Scelza 1-2; Cody Dillon 1-3; Jarrett
Ruffin 0-1; Nate Jacubec 0-1; Mike Plouse 0-2; T.J. Gillespie 0-1; Evan
Keeslar 0-1; Taylor Moore 0-2), Adrian (Mich.) 4-14 (Ben Rodak 2-4; Cody
Barnes 1-2; Eric Lewis 1-3; Darryl Flemister 0-1; Drew Torey 0-2; Sean
Gallant 0-2). Fouled out--Mount Union-None, Adrian (Mich.)-None.
Rebounds--Mount Union 38 (Taylor Moore 6), Adrian (Mich.) 40 (Sean Gallant
9). Assists--Mount Union 7 (Justen Little 2), Adrian (Mich.) 6 (Darryl
Flemister 2; Sean Gallant 2). Total fouls--Mount Union 16, Adrian (Mich.)
20. Technical fouls--Mount Union-None, Adrian (Mich.)-None. A-150