Men's Basketball vs. Doane

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L 65-72

4:00 PM - Saturday, February 3, 2018
Crete, Nebraska
Conference Match



Doane defeats Dordt 72-65


Doane controlled most of the game Saturday afternoon and defeated Dordt in GPAc play on Saturday afternoon in Crete, Nebraska.

Dordt had a 26-21 lead after a Marcus Winterfeld three-point shot with 7:09 left in the first half.  Doane answered with a five point run and eventually took the lead 35-33 on a basket with :34 left in the half and that score stood at halftime.

The lead grew to 61-42 with a 26-9 run in the first eight minutes of the second half.  Dordt got as close as ten with 5:51 left in the game after a Josh Van Lingen basket and Ben Gesink added a three-point shot with :35 left that made the final 72-65.


Zach Bussard scored 16 points with four rebounds.

Kobe Critchley added 10 points and Jesse Jansma scored nine  with five rebounds.

Dordt was 25-71 from the field and 5-26 from the three-point line.

Doane was 26-45 from the field and 11-21 from the three-point line.

Doane had a 38-32 rebounding advantage.


Doane University 72, Dordt College 65

Hastings College 91, Morningside College 80

Midland University 69, Mount Marty College 58

Dakota Wesleyan University 88, Briar Cliff University 73

Northwestern College 83, Concordia University 73


"I thought we did a lot of things well today. Take a look at the rebounding and we came up with 17 offensive rebounds which is effort. We forced 26 turnovers--that's effort.  We practiced really well yesterday and were intent on coming here and playing well but we were 25-71 from the floor and  we didn't get the chance to exert pressure if we don’t make baskets and we went through a stretch in the second half where we weren't making baskets."


The Defenders will host Hastings on Saturday, February 10