Dordt College Men's Basketball vs. Briar Cliff

January 14, 2004

(Sioux City, Iowa) The Dordt Defenders held off the Briar Cliff Chargers tonight to earn their third straight conference win. Dordt led 38-26 at halftime, then closed the game with a 34-10 run for the victory.

Luke Ruter and Dan Hospers had 16 points and nine boards apiece to lead the way for Dordt. Kyle Van Arendonk had 13 points and six boards while Brandon Haan chipped in 10 points. Bret Van Wyk had six assists in the win.

Dordt's Current Record: 10-7 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 6-13 (1-8)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 38 41 79
Briar Cliff 26 29 55
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Luke Ruter 9
Dan Hospers 9
Kyle Van Arendonk 6
Team Total: 44
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Bryce Meyers 6
Michael Turner 6
Team Total: 33
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Luke Ruter 16
Dan Hospers 16
Kyle Van Arendonk 13
Brandon Haan 10
Team Total: 79
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Michael Turner 14
Team Total: 55
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 29/59 49%
3-Point Field Goals: 4/10 40%
Free Throws: 17/23 74%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 19/57 33%
3-Point Field Goals: 3/17 18%
Free Throws: 14/20 70%

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