Men's Basketball vs. Hastings

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W 89-66

4:00 PM - Saturday, February 15, 2020
Sioux Center, Iowa
Conference Match

Recap

SCORE

Dordt def. Hastings 89-66

HOW IT HAPPENED

The Dordt Defender men’s basketball team used a stifling defense in the second half that propelled the hosts to an 89-66 win over the visiting Hastings College Broncos on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Center.

The Defenders never trailed in the first half, getting out to a 35-24 lead with 5:20 left in the first half before seeing Hastings creep back into the game to within 43-40 at halftime.  Hastings did get the lead down to one on a couple occasions in the first half.

A basket by Zach Bussard started the second half scoring and the lead quickly ballooned to 52-45 on a Jesse Jansma three-point shot with 18:21 left in the game. The difference was still just two at 58-56 with 13:48 left in the game when Josh Van Lingen hit a three and Ben Gesink and Chandler Brunsting followed with a two and a three respectively for a 66-56 lead with 11:41 left in the game. The Broncos never recovered as Dordt closed the game on a 31-10 advantage over the final 13:48.

THE NUMBERS

Dordt had a 40-27 rebounding edge and converted 34-63 field goals and 14-27 three-point shots.

Hastings was 23-58 from the field and 10-26 from the arc.

Jesse Jansma scored 28 and was 10-14 from the field and 4-5 on three-point shots with two assists and two steals.

Garrett Franken scored 16 and had eight rebounds with three steals.   Franken was 4-4 on three-point shots.

Zach Bussard was 7-10 from the field and had 15 points and eight rebounds.

Ben Gesink and Cade Bleeker had nine and eight points respectively and Chandler Brunsting added six with four rebounds.

GPAC SCORES

Dordt def. Hastings 89-66

Dakota Wesleyan def. Doane 79-64

Morningside def. Jamestown 111-85

Dordt def. Hastings 89-66

Concordia def. Mount Marty 98-74

NEXT

Dordt will conclude the regular season on Wednesday night, February 19 at Mount Marty.