Box Score

Men's hoops over Bethel behind Neville's 16

Mike Ludwig
January 7, 2012

ARDEN HILLS, Minn. - Stu Neville had 16 points, seven rebounds and four assists to propel the St. Olaf men's basketball team to a 69-57 MIAC victory over host Bethel University on Saturday afternoon at the Robertson Center.

Bobby Fong and Nathan Kuck added 13 points each for the Oles (6-6, 5-2 MIAC), who moved into second place in the league with the win. St. Olaf overcame a four-point first half deficit and led 39-36 at the break. The Oles opened up the lead with a 14-2 rally to open the second half, capped by one of Kuck's three three-pointers.

JD Robinson had 10 points for Bethel 96-5, 2-4 MIAC). The Royals stayed in the game by shooting 59.1 percent (13-for-22) from the floor in the first half, but went 8-for-32 in the second.

St. Olaf hosts Augsburg College on Wednesday.

Contact media relations specialist Mike Ludwig at (507) 786-3834 or ludwigm@stolaf.edu.