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Dordt College Men's Basketball vs. Davenport (Northwestern Classic)

November 8, 2013

(Orange City, Iowa) Dordt College never led in falling to no. 10 ranked Davenport by a final score of 91-65 in non-conference basketball at a classic hosted by Northwestern in Orange City, Iowa.

The Defenders fell behind 11-1 early and were down 25-5 at the 11:07 mark of the first half. Dordt steadily whittled the lead down and got back to within 40-30 with Austin Katje making a three-point shot with 00:56 left in the half. Davenport responded with a Dominez Burnett three-point shot 20 seconds later and the Panthers were up 43-30 at halftime.

Dordt was never able to mount a run, surrendering the first five points of the second half and the Defenders never got closer than 13 before suffering their first loss of the season by a 91-65 final.

Dordt was held to 18-49 field goal shooting for 36.7 percent. The Defenders converted 22-35 free throws for 62.9 percent success. Davenport was 37-65 from the floor for 56.9 percent and they converted 9-24 three-point shots. Dordt held a 35-33 rebounding edge but committed 17 turnovers to eight for the Panthers.

Austin Katje scored 20 points to lead all players and Alex Terpstra came off the bench to score 11. Tyler Wolterstorff had seven points and seven rebounds and Kyle Lindbergh had a game high eight rebounds.

Davenport had six players in double figures led by Dominez Burnett with 17 and John McCloud came off the bench to score 14.

Dordt is 3-1 and Davenport 3-0. Dordt will face Trinity Christian on Saturday at 2:30 in Orange City while Davenport will play Northwestern at 4:30.

Dordt's Current Record: 3-1 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 3-0 (0-0)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 30 35 65
Davenport (Northwestern Classic) 43 48 91
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Kyle Lindbergh 8
Tyler Wolterstorff 7
David Den Herder 5
Team Total: 35
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
JaVontae Ford 7
Dominez Burnett 4
Team Total: 33
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Austin Katje 20
Alex Terpstra 11
Team Total: 65
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Dominez Burnett 17
John McCloud 14
Braima Hai 13
Team Total: 91
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 18/49 37%
3-Point Field Goals: 7/23 30%
Free Throws: 22/35 63%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 37/65 57%
3-Point Field Goals: 9/24 38%
Free Throws: 8/14 57%

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