Tables turn on WWU men against Hope Christian

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EUGENE -- What a difference a month makes.

Hope Christian College turned the tables on Walla Walla University in a men's college basketball game here Sunday afternoon, defeating the Wolves 81-67. On Jan. 6 in College Place, Walla Walla University used its best offensive game of the season to defeat Hope Christian 101-87.

Quincy Alexander was the difference on Sunday as he scored 24 points to lead five Hope Christian players in double figures. Alexander connected on 9-of-12 shots overall and 5-of-7 from beyond the 3-point arc in pacing the victory.

Cameron Fry was 5-of-8 from the field and 4-of-7 from downtown and scored 16 points for the home team. Forest Stolk, Anthony Jannelli and Harley Turner contributed 11 points each.

Hope Christian was 27-of-57 overall from the field and 12-of-27 from beyond the arc. Walla Walla shot 20-of-51 from the field and was an ice-cold 2-of-17 from 3-point distance.

Mark Moore made 8-of-9 free throws and scored 12 points to lead the Wolves on offense. Josh Hough added nine points, Tanner Woody and Bryce Doherty finished with eight points each, and Taylor Lewis and Tom Creasey added seven apiece.

Walla Walla saw its record dip to 4-21, excluding unreported results of its Saturday night game at Portland Bible College. The Wolves have the rest of this week off and return to action Feb. 13 when they entertain Multnomah University in a 6 p.m. game that will conclude the team's home schedule.

That game will be a rematch of Friday's contest in Portland, a game in which Multnomah outscored Walla Walla 105-96.

Hope Christian 81, WWU 60

WALLA WALLA (60) -- Moore 2-12 8-9 12, Lewis 1-8 4-4 7, Alemu 0-0 0-0 0, Woodworth 2-3 0-0 4, Doherty 3-5 2-2 8, Creasey 3-6 0-0 7, Marshall 0-0 0-0 0, Stimmel 2-3 0-0 4, Luckett 0-0 1-2 1, Woody 4-6 0-0 8, Hansen 0-0 0-0 0, Hough 3-8 3-7 9. Totals 20-51 18-24 60.

HOPE CHRISTIAN (81) -- Smith 1-3 0-0 2, Fry 5-8 2-2 16, Wallace 1-5 2-2 4, Alexander 9-12 5-7 24, J. Stolk 0-1 2-2 2, F. Stolk 4-8 3-6 11, Jannelli 4-11 1-2 11, Turner 3-9 4-4 11. Totals 27-57 15-21 81.

Halftime -- Hope Christian 41, WWU 33. 3-point goals -- WWU 2-17 (Moore 0-5, Lewis 1-6, Doherty 0-1, Creasey 1-3, Woody 0-1, Hough 0-1), Hope Christian 12-27 (Smith 0-1, Fry 4-7, Alexander 5-7, Jannelli 2-9, Turner 1-3). Total fouls -- Hope Christian 16, WWU 15. Fouled out -- none. Technical fouls -- WWU (Creasey). Rebounds -- Hope Christian 41 (F. Stolk 10), WWU 27 (Doherty 6). Turnovers -- Hope Christian 14, WWU 13. Assists -- Hope Christian 16 (Alexander 4), WWU 5 (Doherty 2).

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