February 4, 2018 at 4:53 AM EST - Updated August 14 at 7:50 AM
(Bellarmine University Release) LOUISVILLE, Ky. — There seems to be something about Illinois Springfield that brings out the best in the Bellarmine University men's basketball team's perimeter shooting in Knights Hall.
A year after sinking a program-record 18 3-pointers against the Prairie Stars, Bellarmine drilled a season-high 14 triples Saturday as the Knights extended their nation's-best winning streak at home to 56 in a 79-54 romp in Knights Hall in Great Lakes Valley Conference action.
Another impressive streak was prolonged for Bellarmine (20-2, 11-2 GLVC), which sealed its 10th consecutive 20-win season. Junior forwardChivarsky Corbettscored a career-high 19 points behind a career-best five 3-pointers against UIS (13-9, 5-7). Senior guardBrent Bachadded 14 points and sophomore forwardAlex Cookchipped in 11.