Dordt College Men's Basketball vs. Briar Cliff

February 19, 2005

(Sioux City, Iowa) The Dordt men's basketball team season finished this evening after losing to Briar Cliff 103-98. Dordt led by 15 points at one point in the first half but were only able to take 47-46 lead into halftime. Briar Cliff was then able to take control of their first lead with 14:59 remaining in the game at 65-64 and never relinquished the lead after that. Briar Cliff's lead was extended to 12 points at one point, but Dordt was able to close the gap to just 3, at 93-90 but were never able to overcome the deficit.

Dordt's Current Record: 7-11 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 16-13 (9-9)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 47 51 98
Briar Cliff 46 57 103
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Brandon Haan 7
Luke Ruter 5
Dan Hospers 4
Team Total: 23
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
John Hardy 7
Jamal Walker 6
Team Total: 31
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Luke Ruter 26
Brandon Haan 19
Derek Keizer 18
Bret Van Wyk 14
Team Total: 98
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Martez Van Buren 22
Jamal Walker 21
Joe Nelson 20
Team Total: 103
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 33/58 57%
3-Point Field Goals: 12/21 57%
Free Throws: 20/25 80%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 33/52 63%
3-Point Field Goals: 8/13 62%
Free Throws: 29/41 71%

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