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Dordt College Men's Basketball vs. Buena Vista

November 27, 2004

(Storm Lake, Iowa) The Dordt College Defenders were unable to hold off a hot shooting Buena Vista team in non-conference basketball tonight at Siebens Fieldhouse in Storm Lake. The Beavers won the high scoring affair 90-85.

The Beavers got out to a 10-0 lead before Dordt tied it at 18-18. BV held a three point lead at halftime and ballooned it to eight before Dordt tied it at 47 and took their only lead of the game at 49-47. BV extended the lead to nine in the final minutes with Dordt getting as close as four before losing by the five point margin.

Luke Ruter led Dordt with 22 points, four rebounds and three assists. Derek Keizer had nine assists to top Dordt with Bret Van Wyk (16), Brandon Haan (11) and Jim Brinks (11) rounding out the double digit scoring.

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

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 33 52 85
Buena Vista 36 54 90
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Brandon Haan 5
Josh Boyer 4
Dan Hospers 4
Luke Ruter 4
Team Total: 33
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Randy Bissen 15
Jordan Campbell 5
Team Total: 40
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Luke Ruter 22
Bret Van Wyk 16
Jim Brinks 11
Brandon Haan 11
Team Total: 85
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Jordan Campbell 20
Eric Wiebers 17
Mike Cameron 14
Randy Bissen 13
Team Total: 90
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 34/74 46%
3-Point Field Goals: 4/15 27%
Free Throws: 13/18 72%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 32/60 53%
3-Point Field Goals: 12/19 63%
Free Throws: 14/20 70%

For more information, please contact Mike Byker, Sports Information Director, at mbyker@dordt.edu or (712) 722-6301.