Dordt College Men's Basketball vs. Morningside

February 14, 2004

(Sioux City, Iowa) The Dordt College Defender basketball team lost a 100-96 double overtime decision at Allee Gym in Sioux City to the Morningside Mustangs.

The Defenders scored the first seven points of the second half to tie the game at 44-44 and neither team led by more than six the rest of the way.

Dordt had a chance to win it at the end of regulation but were unable to get a Dan Hospers shot from 15 feet was just short and left the score tied at 77-77.

Dordt survived a shot by Morningside at the end of the first overtime but the Mustangs scored the first four points of the second overtime to go up 91-87 and the Defenders got to within one point once the rest of the way in dropping the conference game.

Dordt had five players in double digits in scoring with Brandon Haan (22), Kyle Van Arendonk (21), Bret Van Wyk (18), Dan Hospers (13) and Luke Ruter (12) all reaching twin figures.

Dordt's Current Record: 14-12 (6-10)
Opponent's Current Record: 15-11 (12-4)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half OT 1 OT 2 Final
Dordt College 37 40 10 9 96
Morningside 44 33 10 13 100
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Luke Ruter 11
Brandon Haan 8
Dan Hospers 6
Team Total: 34
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Mark Roush 7
Seth Thomas 6
Team Total: 36
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Brandon Haan 22
Kyle Van Arendonk 21
Bret Van Wyk 18
Dan Hospers 13
Team Total: 96
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Paul McGill 21
Tom Regan 19
Brad Schmidt 15
Eddie Ceaser 14
Team Total: 100
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 33/66 50%
3-Point Field Goals: 6/11 55%
Free Throws: 24/26 92%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 37/70 53%
3-Point Field Goals: 5/21 24%
Free Throws: 21/27 78%

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