Dordt College Men's Basketball vs. Nebraska Wesleyan
December 13, 2003
(Lincoln, Nebraska) The Dordt College Defenders slipped to 1-4 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference with a ten point loss to the Nebraska Wesleyan Prairie Wolves in Lincoln Saturday night. Dordt led 20-19 in the first half only to see the hosts go on an 11-0 run to establish a double digit lead.
Dordt couldn't dent the lead until the second half when they scored the first ten points to cut the lead down to five. Wesleyan answered back by pushing the lead back to 12 and again the Defenders answered with a run to cut it back to 69-64 but the hill was too steep to climb and the Defenders lost for the second year in a row in Lincoln 79-69.
The Defenders were paced by Kyle Van Arendonk's game high 23 points, the senior from Pella is now four points shy of joining the Dordt College 1000 career point club. Brandon Haan added 14 points before fouling out. Wesleyan was paced by Wyatt Schmidt's 16.
Dordt College committed 21 turnovers while the Prairie Wolves gave it up 13 times.
Dordt's Current Record: 6-6 (1-4)
Opponent's Current Record: 5-2 (3-2)
|Team||1st Half||2nd Half||Final|
|Dordt Rebounding Leaders||Total|
|Bret Van Wyk||5|
|Opponent Rebounding Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Scoring Leaders||Total|
|Kyle Van Arendonk||23|
|Bret Van Wyk||12|
|Opponent Scoring Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Team Shooting||Pct|
|3-Point Field Goals:||3/8||38%|
|Opponent Team Shooting||Pct|
|3-Point Field Goals:||6/18||33%|
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