Dordt College Men's Basketball vs. Briar Cliff

December 10, 2005

(Sioux City, Iowa) The Dordt College Defender men jumped ahead early by a 13-4 score and held a 14 point halftime lead on the way to GPAC win over Briar Cliff on the road. The Defenders led by as many as 19 in the second half and by never less than 10 on the way to their fifth conference win.

Brandon Haan scored 15 second half points on the way to a team high 17 while Derek Keizer had 13 points and eight assists and Luke Ruter had 13 points and eight rebounds.

Martez Van Buren had 15 points to lead Briar Cliff.

Dordt's Current Record: 9-1 (5-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 8-5 (1-4)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 35 39 74
Briar Cliff 21 39 60
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Luke Ruter 8
Team Total: 33
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Neil Rohe 5
Team Total: 31
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Brandon Haan 17
Derek Keizer 13
Luke Ruter 13
Mark Rowenhorst 7
Team Total: 74
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Martez Van Buren 15
Kurt Webb 13
Team Total: 60
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 29/52 56%
3-Point Field Goals: 4/10 40%
Free Throws: 12/15 80%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 22/56 39%
3-Point Field Goals: 6/19 32%
Free Throws: 10/14 71%

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