After a fast start the team loses 2 in a row and is eliminated. Wes scored 63 points in 4 games.
After winning their first two pool games, the NBDA Bison Red team lost their last two games, finishing the Hoosier Shootout with a 2 - 2 record. The loss to QC Prophets in the third pool game was especially close and cost the Bison team a better spot in the tournament.
POOL PLAYTOURNAMENTGame 1:
Bison-Nebraska Red 108<
Club Indiana Gold 42<
Bison-Nebraska Red (8-0).............56*52-108<
Club Indiana Gold.........................22*20-42<
B-N Red-Jeremy Wallace (Omaha Bryan) 11, Jesse Carr (Ainsworth) 8, Kendal Bender (Humphrey SF) 2, Wes Eikmeier (Fremont Bergan) 13, John Levorson (Crete) 22, Mike Fox (Beatrice) 9, Andy Morris (Omaha Skutt) 12, Koang Doluony (Omaha Bryan) 6, Jake Reinders (Omaha Skutt) 12, Porter Birtell (Lutheran Northeast) 12.<
Highlights: Bison Red raced to a 26-6 lead. John Levorson scored 18 of his game-high 22 points in the first half and led six players in double figures. Jesse Carr had seven assists and three steals. Bison Red shot 57 per cent from the field, including a 66 per cent effort from 3-point range.
Bison-Nebraska Red 85<
Georgia Ballers 75<
Bison-Nebraska Red (9-0).................40*45-85<
B-N Red-Jeremy Wallace 8, Jesse Carr 10, Kendal Bender 1, Wes Eikmeier 24, John Levorson 13, Mike Fox 2, Andy Morris 6, Koang Doluony 11, Porter Birtell 10.<
Highlights: After losing a 12-point lead, Bison Red came back on the strength of a 18-5 run in the final five minutes of the game. Wes Eikmeier was 7-for-7 from the field in the second half and scored a team-high 24 points. The win boosted Bison Red's pool play record to 2-0.
Queen City Prophets (Cincinnati) 70<
Bison-Nebraska Red 67<
B-N Red (9-1)....................30*37-67<
B-N Red-Wallace 4, Carr 11, Eikmeier 19, Levorson 12, Fox 8, Morris 2, Doluony 5, Reinders 2, Birtell 4.<
Highlights: A 16-2 run by Queen City over the final six minutes of the first half erased a 13-point Bison Red lead. Bison Red trailed 66-65 with 12 seconds left after a pair of free throws by Wes Eikemier, but Queen City made four straight free throws in the final eight seconds to seal the win. Eikmeier was 10-for-11 from the free throw line.
Team Dickerson (Atlanta) 76<
Bison-Nebraska Red 61<
Bison-Nebraska Red (9-2)....25*36-61<
B-N Red-Wallace 2, Carr 15, Bender 2, Eikmeier 7, Levorson 12, Fox 10, Doluony 3, Reinders 4, Birtell 6.<
Highlights: A 25-2 run in the final seven minutes of the first half by the Atlanta-based team turned a close game into a 30-point halftime lead. Bison-Red never recovered while shooting 38 percent from the field. The loss eliminated Bison Red from the tournament with a 2-2 record.
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