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Dordt College Men's Basketball vs. McKendree (IL)

November 10, 2000

(Northwestern, MN, Tournament) What a start to the season, as the Dordt men upset Mc Kendree of Illinois (#11 NAIA DI) 74-71 in the semi-finals of the Northwestern (MN) Tournament. Eric Maas paced Dordt with 16 points and six rebounds. Matt Laur, the 6'11" 270 pound pre-season All-American candidate, led the Bearcats with 31 points and 16 rebounds. Dordt used a 15-0 second half run, fueled by Dylan Haak's eight straight points, to erase an 11 point deficit from the 10 minute mark to the five minute mark. After Dordt tied it at 69, the Defenders never trailed again. The final was 74-71.

Dordt's Current Record: 1-0 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 1-2 (0-0)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 36 38 74
McKendree (IL) 41 30 71
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Eric Maas 6
Brian Wassenaar 4
Dylan Haak 4
Team Total: 0
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Matt Laur 16
Darryll Flake 8
Team Total: 0
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Eric Maas 16
Brian Wassenaar 15
Dylan Haak 15
Matt Van Essen 11
Team Total: 74
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Matt Laur (6'11'' 270#) 31
Darryll Flake 14
Dan Moore 12
Team Total: 71
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 30/65 46%
3-Point Field Goals: 6/14 43%
Free Throws: 8/15 53%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 30/64 47%
3-Point Field Goals: 4/16 25%
Free Throws: 7/11 64%

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