Dordt College Men's Basketball vs. Si Tanka Huron-Sioux Falls Classic

November 12, 2004

(Sioux Falls, South Dakota) Dordt opened its 2004-2005 season with a win over Si Tanka Huron this afternoon 79-57 in the Sioux Falls Classic. Dordt took an early lead in the first half, extending it up to as much as an 18 point lead, but entered the half leading by 9, 42-33. Dordt started strong in the second half extended their lead to 17 on several occasions and was never really challenged throughout. Luke Ruter led Dordt this afternoon with 22 points, all in the second half. Brandon Haan chipped in with 12 points and 3 rebounds.

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

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 42 37 79
Si Tanka Huron-Sioux Falls Classic 33 24 57
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Derek Keizer 3
Jim Brinks 3
Brandon Haan 3
Team Total: 0
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Manuel Guzman 7
Team Total: 0
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Luke Ruter 22
Brandon Haan 12
Bret Van Wyk 10
Derek Keizer 9
Team Total: 79
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Manuel Guzman 16
Kyle Phillips 15
Team Total: 57
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 33/63 52%
3-Point Field Goals: 7/15 47%
Free Throws: 6/9 67%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 22/48 46%
3-Point Field Goals: 4/11 36%
Free Throws: 9/16 56%

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