The 23rd-ranked Oilers men's basketball team lost by a score of 86-67 to Hillsdale College on Thursday, Feb. 27 in Hillsdale, Mich. The loss snapped an eight-game winning streak and gives the Oilers a 21-5 record on the year with a 17-5 mark in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).
The Oilers shot 41.3 percent (26-of-63) from the floor, which included a 7-of-27 (25.9%) showing from behind the three point line.
In comparison, the Chargers connected on 51 percent (26-of-51) of their shot attempts and drained 12-of-26 (46.2%) attempts from long range.
Sophomore guard Dylan Kaufman paced the Oilers with 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting. He also added four rebounds, two assists and a steal in the game.
Brandon Pritzl led the Chargers with 27 points while Tim Dezelski recorded 23 points and nine boards.
Kyle Cooper also recorded a double-double for Hillsdale with 13 points and 14 boards.
The Oilers will host a first round GLIAC Tournament game on March 5 against an opponent to be determined. The contest will begin at 7 p.m. in Croy Gymnasium.
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