Brescia University took on Mount Vernon Nazarene University who is receiving votes nationally in NAIA Division II rankings 77-69 at home. The Bearcats lead at halftime by one and the game went back and forth with several lead changes until Josh Ashwill took over at the 4:19 minute mark of the second half scoring on 5 consecutive points as the game was tied 62-62 at that point. Ashwill finished the game with a team high 22 points for the Cougars (12-3). Four Bearcats were in double figures with Jordan Cooper-Livers leading the way with 14 points, Freshman Kayode Daboiku added 13 points and Trey Howard scored 11 as Tavon Johnson added 10 points as well. The Bearcats will play at NKU in an exhibition game before traveling to Murray State after the Christmas Break.