Crimson Wave Athletics
Calumet College of St. Joseph
2400 New York Ave. Whiting, IN 46394
Back to back CCSJ buckets from Brian Brilmyer and Austin Stewart would send the Crimson Wave up by five. The men would carry this lead to the final seconds of the half when a Franqlin Gatson bucket at the buzzer sent CCSJ to the locker room up 32-25.
After an Andrews run early in the second half the Crimson Wave would go on a 13-1 run lead by a pair of three’s from Gatson for a 55-33 CCSJ advantage. CCSJ would go on to take the game 57-35.
The Crimson Wave were led by 17 points from Gatson and 11 from Brilmyer.
CCSJ will host Purdue North Central on Tuesday at 7:00 pm at the Rittenmeyer Athletic Center.
11/19/14 -The Crimson Wave men’s basketball team fell to the University of St. Francis 85-75 on Wednesday night. It was a tough loss for the men’s team who were coming off of a good weekend in Indianapolis. The men are now 4-4 on the season.
After a back and forth start to the game the Crimson Wave took trailed by four, 42-38, at the break after a Michael Brooks three with just over a minute left in the half.
The Crimson Wave came out strong in the second half cutting the USF lead to one four minutes into the half with a Franqlin Gatson field goal. This would be the closest the Crimson Wave would get as USF took the game 85-75.
Brooks continues to impress as he put up 18 points and 3 assists for the Crimson Wave. Senior Brian Brilmyer had 15 points and was a perfect 4-4 from the free throw line. Robert Jackson had 14 points going 5 of 9 from the field.
The Crimson Wave will have a few days to prepare as they travel to Andrews University on Saturday November 22nd. Tipoff is scheduled for 6:30pm.
11/16/14 -The Crimson Wave men’s basketball team went 1-1 this weekend as they competed in the Marian Classic in Indianapolis, Indiana. The men are now 4-3 on the season.
CCSJ took on Great Lakes Christian College on Saturday and defeated them 107-45 to gain their fourth win of the season. The offensive surge was led by Robert Jackson with 25 points as he went 10 for 14 from the field. Brian Brilmyer and Franqlin Gatson each had 13 points. Franqlin also led the game with 7 assists. Julian Snowden had 12 points while Michael Brooks and Kendall Frank each had 10. Defensively, CCSJ came up with 9 steals and 5 blocks and held Great Lakes Christian to just 15 points in the second half.
On Sunday, CCSJ took on the host school Marian University in what turned out to be a close game. Marian would go on to defeat CCSJ 69-58 to end the weekend. Freshman Michael Brooks had a big game for the Crimson Wave with 15 points and 1 assist. Brian Brilmyer had 12 points and 1 assist. Robert Jackson was next in line with 10 points.
Then men will have two days to practice as they travel to Joliet, Illinois on Wednesday night to take on the University of St. Francis.