Despite finishing with a 4-17 record, Bethany boys basketball team ended the season on a strong note with an upset win over Fremont on senior night and then played eventual sectional champion Lakewood Park close in the opening round of sectionals (see 2016-17 IHSAA Class 1A Boys Basketball State Tournament S52 | Bethany Christian). Read Elkhart Truth story on senior Joel Plank recovering from cancer treatments.
Earning special awards for the Bruins are:
- MVP: Seth Brenneman
- Most Improved: KeShawn Smith
- Most Dedicated: Lucas Brownsberger-Keyes
- Sportsmanship and Mental Attitude: Jake Bedwell, Joel Plank, Zane Zmudzinski