Dordt College Men's Basketball vs. Jamestown
November 2, 2013
(Jamestown, North Dakota) For the second consecutive night the Dordt Defender basketball team had to overcome a sizeable halftime deficit to score a road win. This time the Defenders trailed 60-47 at half with Jamestown and actually trailed by as many as 74-52 with 15:37 remaining in the game before closing the game on a 44-18 run to win 96-92.
Dordt started its comeback with a pair of buckets by Kyle Lindberg and the Defenders got back to within striking distance at the 11:44 mark when they trimmed the lead to 79-65 when Nathan Rindels made two free throws.
Dordt came all the way to take the lead at 80-79, completing an improbable 33-5 run over 7:30 minutes of action. The two teams counterpunched the rest of the game with Austin Katje finally sealing the win with pair of free throws at 96-92 with six seconds left.
Kyle Lindbergh led Dordt with 33 points on 12-16 shooting and he converted 9-12 free throws. Nathan Rindels had 16 points and Austin Katje 14 while Dalton Franken dumped in 11. Alex Terpstra came off the bench to score nine. Linbergh had a game high eight rebounds and Rindels had five assits and one steal in 37 minutes of action.
Jamestown was led by Brequan Tucker with 23 points and Breshion Tucker added 22. Jamestown was helped by 9-10 three-point shooting in the first half and they made 33-56 shots for the game.
Dordt is 2-0 and will travel to face Grace in Omaha, Nebraska on Tuesday. Jamestown is 2-2, suffering a pair of losses to GPAC teams this weekend.
Dordt's Current Record: 2-0 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 2-2 (0-0)
|Team||1st Half||2nd Half||Final|
|Dordt Rebounding Leaders||Total|
|Opponent Rebounding Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Scoring Leaders||Total|
|Opponent Scoring Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Team Shooting||Pct|
|3-Point Field Goals:||6/9||67%|
|Opponent Team Shooting||Pct|
|3-Point Field Goals:||11/17||65%|
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