Dordt College Men's Basketball vs. Doane
February 20, 2010
(Crete, Nebraska) The Dordt men hit the century mark for the second time this season in defeating the Doane Tigers 105-70 to finish the regular season 10-8 in the GPAC and 19-9 overall. In what was described as a "mind-boggling" shooting performance the Defenders cruised to the GPAC victory while setting a new record for 3 pointers in a game with 17 from behind the arc, on 26 attempts. The 17 three-pointers breaks the previous Dordt mark of 15 made three-pointers which was set in 1997 against Huron. Dordt made 66.7 percent of their field goals on 38-57 attenpts.
The Defenders raced to a double digit lead in the first half with Logan Kingma going off for three straight three pointers to push the lead to 21. Doane recovered to cut the lead down and were down 52-38 at the half. Dordt didn't allow Doane a comeback attempt though in pushing the lead right back to 20+ points with a 10-3 run to start the second half.
"We were very unselfish in our play today," noted Dordt Head Coach Ross Douma, "and that has been the case for us almost all year. Our players really try to get each other involved. We hit some shots early in the game and it really snowballed for us here tonight. I really felt like our screening was very good."
Logan Kingma lead the way for Dordt with a game high 26 points, 18 of which came in the first half of play for the senior. Kingma converted 9-10 shots. Austin Vande Vegte and Trevor Wolterstorff each pumped in 17 points with Vande Vegte making 5-7 field goals and Wolterstorff was 7-11. Shawn Keizer added 16 while making 6-10 field goals.
Keizer, Kingma and Vande Vegte combined for 13-19 on three-point shots.
Beside the large disparity in three point shooting, the Defenders also had a substantial margin in rebounding, pulling down 34 boards to the Tigers 20. Keizer and Michael Eekhoff each had six rebounds and Dustin Katje had three assists.
Other GPAC scores today:
Briar Cliff at 62
Midland Lutheran 69
Hastings at 83
Dakota Wesleyan 94
Morningside at 71
Nebraska Wesleyan 62
Sioux Falls at 74
Dana at 88
Mount Marty 93
Dakota Wesleyan 16-2 / 24-5
Hastings 13-5 / 22-7
Sioux Falls 13-5 / 22-8
Briar Cliff 12-6 / 21-8
Concordia 12-6 / 18-11
Dordt 10-8 / 19-9
Northwestern 9-9 / 14-14
Nebraska Wesleyan 8-10 / 10-15
Morningside 6-12 / 12-17
Dana 5-13 / 9-19
Mount Marty 5-13 / 7-22
Doane 5-13 / 6-20
Midland Lutheran 3-15 / 5-25
GPAC Play-off Schedule for Tuesday, February 23:
Byes (1)Dakota Wesleyan, (2)Sioux Falls, (3) Hastings, (4) Concordia
(5) Briar Cliff vs (12) Midland Lutheran
(6) Dordt vs (11)Dana
(7) Northwestern vs (10)Mount Marty
(8) Morningside vs (9)Doane
The Dordt Defenders finish the season as the six seed in the GPAC and will play at home on Tuesday, February 23 against the number 11 seed, the Dana Vikings.
Dordt's Current Record: 19-9 (10-8)
Opponent's Current Record: 6-20 (5-13)
|Team||1st Half||2nd Half||Final|
|Dordt Rebounding Leaders||Total|
|Opponent Rebounding Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Scoring Leaders||Total|
|Austin Vande Vegte||17|
|Opponent Scoring Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Team Shooting||Pct|
|3-Point Field Goals:||17/26||65%|
|Opponent Team Shooting||Pct|
|3-Point Field Goals:||5/12||42%|
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