2007-11-21 / Sports

Collegiate Connection

Collegiate Connection

Alex Nafziger scored four points in Huntington (Ind.) University's 117-75 men's basketball victory over Kuyper College in the open-ing round of the Ness Bros. Huntington University Hall of Fame tournament, Friday, Nov. 16.

The 2007 Pettisville graduate was 1/4 from the field and 2/2 from the line.

The Foresters (4-2) claimed the tournament championship with an 86-79 victory over Campbellsville University, Saturday, Nov. 17.

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Dan Borcherdt, a 2005 Archbold High School gradu-ate, scored 10 points and had six assists in Mount Vernon Nazarene University's 103-69 season opening men's basketball victory over Cincinnati Christian University, Friday, Nov. 9.

Borcherdt scored 15 points and added three assists and four steals in MVNU's 73-61 win over Spring Arbor (Mich.) University, Saturday, Nov. 10.

The AHS grad tossed in 11 points and handed out a team-high eight assists in the Cougars' 87-59 non-conference victory at Ohio Christian University, Tuesday, Nov. 13.

MVNU extended its home win streak to 15 straight games, Saturday, Nov. 17 as the Cougars defeated Ashland University 90-82. The Eagles are in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division II.

Borcherdt paced MVNU (4-0) with 13 first-half points and led the Cougars with a game-high 21 points. He went 8/12 from the field, including 5/8 from three-point range, to go along with five assists.

MVNU was ranked 19th in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Div. II preseason pool.

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