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Dordt College Men's Basketball vs. Morningside

December 4, 2004

(Sioux City, Iowa) Dordt came away with an exciting victory tonight over Morningside off of a layup from Brandon Haan with :03 seconds remaining in regulation. Both teams battled a hard fought match which included 16 ties. Dordt went into halftime leading by 2 points but Morningside came out in the 2nd half with an 8-0 run to take a 5 point lead. Dordt would battle back to cut into a 6 point Morningside lead with just over 4 minutes remaining, finally tying the game up at 78-78 with 1:25 left in the game. Derek Keizer added two free throws to give Dordt a 2 point lead with :41 seconds left only to have it disappear when Brad Schmit added a three-pointer for Morningside to give them a 1 point advantage with :30 remaining. Dordt would have a final answer when Brandon Haan successfully put in a layup off of an offensive rebound to give Dordt the 82-81 victory over Morningside.

Dordt's Current Record: 6-1 (3-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 5-4 (2-2)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 45 37 82
Morningside 43 38 81
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Brandon Haan 13
Bret Van Wyk 7
Luke Ruter 5
Dan Hospers 4
Team Total: 44
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Tom Regan 9
Eddie Ceaser 4
David Finklea 4
Tim Johnson 4
Team Total: 32
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Bret Van Wyk 19
Luke Ruter 19
Brandon Haan 12
Derek Keizer 11
Team Total: 82
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Brad Schmit 21
Tom Regan 17
Tim Johnson 15
Eddie Ceaser 14
Team Total: 81
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 30/55 55%
3-Point Field Goals: 8/13 62%
Free Throws: 14/27 52%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 27/62 44%
3-Point Field Goals: 5/17 29%
Free Throws: 22/31 71%

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