Indiana Wesleyan men’s basketball: Selflessness fuels No.1 Wildcats

The floor get the job done for Indiana Wesleyan’s document-setting 16-sport year-opening get streak began inside

The floor get the job done for Indiana Wesleyan’s document-setting 16-sport year-opening get streak began inside a barn about 20 minutes outside Marion. 

This is just not just any old hay-filled barn with a hoop nailed to it, this barn experienced been transformed into a education facility outfitted with a few basketball hoops and a little pounds room by previous IWU player and assistant coach Jordan Delks. 

As the state shut down in the course of the coronavirus pandemic, it was inside of this barn that the main of the IWU men’s basketball team started out performing to retrieve what was taken absent from them. 

Indiana Wesleyan Wildcats Seth Maxwell (42) scores over Marian Knights Christian Harvey (2) in the first half of the game at Marian University on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020.ÊThe Marian Knights defeated the Indiana Wesleyan Wildcats 89-87 in overtime.

“It truly is form of difficult in the summer mainly because we failed to actually have a facility for fairly some time,” junior center Seth Maxwell reported. “So some of us have been in a position to (exercise session in the barn) while some others experienced to find their have gymnasium. After we all obtained on the campus, we ended up able to do the whole month of July where we did bonding things and obtained in the fitness center.”