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Dordt College Men's Basketball vs. Huron

November 13, 2003

(Huron, South Dakota) The Dordt College Defenders fell to the Si Tanka Screaming Eagles in non conference men's basketball Thursday night at Huron. The Defenders used an eight point run at the end of the first half to cut a nine point lead down to one, 50-49. Dordt tied the score at 52 but was never able to overtake the hosts.

The Defenders fell behind by as many as 10, 79-69, before cutting the lead down to one at 80-79. The Defenders again trailed by one at 83-82, but were never able to take the lead in falling by five to their old South Dakota Iowa Conference foe.

Luke Ruter led Dordt's attack with 25 points while Corey Minniefield had 29 points in a reserve role for the Screaming Eagles.

It was determined in early January that Minniefield was ineligible. Based upon this the Si Tanka Huron University Screaming Eagles had to forfeit this game. The statistics for the game stand but the win goes to Dordt College.

Dordt's Current Record: 3-0 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 1-2 (0-0)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 49 40 89
Huron 50 44 94
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Dan Hospers 6
Team Total: 24
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
None
Team Total: 30
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Luke Ruter 25
Bret Van Wyk 18
Kyle Van Arendonk 10
Jim Brinks 8
Team Total: 89
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Corey Minniefield 29
Lorenzo Trudo 23
Dominic Andrew 19
Nick Guidry 14
Team Total: 94
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 28/60 47%
3-Point Field Goals: 8/20 40%
Free Throws: 25/30 83%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 34/57 60%
3-Point Field Goals: 6/13 46%
Free Throws: 20/29 69%

For more information, please contact Mike Byker, Sports Information Director, at mbyker@dordt.edu or (712) 722-6301.