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Jaderston takes record for most wins
January 4, 2013
Dean Jaderston became Sterling College's men's basketball career leader in victories on Thursday night in Wichita, Kan. The Warriors delivered victory number 108 to Jaderston with an 87-75 win over Friends University after trailing by five points at halftime. Jaderston surpasses Jim Woudstra, who had a Sterling record of 107-192. Currently, Jaderston is 108-87 at Sterling and 158-203 as a head coach.
In a tightly contested match-up, Raheem Odomes provided a major spark on both ends of the floor, ending the game with 33 points, 14 rebounds, and two blocked shots. Eleven of Odomes's 14 rebounds were on the defensive end as the senior guard from Copperas Cove, Texas continued to make play after play for the Warriors.
After leading for the first five minutes of the ballgame, Sterling fell behind when Friends's Dylan Hawkins scored of a Colton Rausch assist to take an 11-9 Falcon lead.
Friends would build the lead throughout half, pushing the lead to seven points twice in the period.
The Warriors would keep the game close, but go into the half trailing 31-36.
Odomes scored 14 of his 33 points in the first period while Adam Brown had seven points and five rebounds in the first half.
Junian Johnson paced the Falcons' first half scoring effort with seven points off of the bench, which would outscore the Sterling bench 28-22 in the game.
Just 3:23 into the second half, Odomes would tie the game with a free throw. After some back and forth play, Eddie Adesodun would hit a three point basket off of a Darius Alexander assist to give Sterling its first lead of the half 46-43.
After Sterling built the second half lead to six with 12:51 to play, the Falcons responded by grabbing a one point