Dordt College Men's Basketball vs. Sioux Falls

November 20, 2004

(Sioux Falls, South Dakota) The Dordt Defenders opened GPAC play on Saturday with a win at the University of Sioux Falls. Dordt took the lead early, and led by eight at the half. The Defenders pushed the lead to fifteen with about five minutes left, they made their free throws at the end to seal the victory. Dordt was led by Luke Ruter with twenty points and eight rebounds, and Bret Van Wyk chipped in nineteen points.

Dordt's Current Record: 4-0 (1-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 4-2 (0-1)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 35 41 76
Sioux Falls 27 33 60
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Luke Ruter 8
Dan Hospers 6
Team Total: 37
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
J.D. Roberts 10
Team Total: 28
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Luke Ruter 20
Bret Van Wyk 19
Team Total: 76
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
J.D. Roberts 13
Team Total: 60
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 23/51 45%
3-Point Field Goals: 3/10 30%
Free Throws: 27/33 82%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 20/52 38%
3-Point Field Goals: 4/17 24%
Free Throws: 16/20 80%

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