Basketball Plays Host To Dakota Wesleyan

Basketball Plays Host To Dakota Wesleyan

GAMETIME…

Dordt will host a pair of GPAC games on Wednesday, January 17 against Dakota Wesleyan. The women’s game will start at 6:00 with the men getting underway at 8:00. The games will be available on KDCR 88.5 FM and there will be a video cast available at https://livestream.com/dordtcollegewebcast/basketball . Details about the contest can be found at https://www.dordt.edu/athletics and by following Dordt College athletics on Twitter at https://twitter.com/dcathletics.

THE FOES…

The Dakota Wesleyan Tiger women are 16-4 overall and 8-3 in the GPAC with conference losses to Hastings (63-54), Concordia (70-66) and Northwestern (69-56). The Tigers are 6-2 in its last eight games and they have a non-conference loss to Taylor (Indiana).

Dakota Wesleyan is averaging 82.7 points per game while allowing 58.5.  Wesleyan is averaging 39 rebounds per game while teams get 27 against them and the Tigers are converting 49 percent of their field goals while also converting 37.4 percent of their three-point shots. Wesleyan has also forced three more turnovers per game than it has committed.

Amber Bray is scoring 14.9 points per game with 5.8 rebounds and she is making 54 percent of her three-point shots. Ashley Bray converts 14.2 points per game and is making 60 percent of her field goals and 50.7 percent of her three-point shots. Kynedi Cheeseman has a 13.7 points per game average and averages over three assists per game. Jessica Mieras and Riley Osthus score 9.2 and 7.7 points per game respectively. Osthus is averaging nearly five assists per game. Amber Bray and Ashley Bray get 5.8 and 5.6 rebounds per game respectively.

The Dakota Wesleyan men are 16-6 overall and 6-4 in the GPAC with conference losses to Northwestern (95-86), Briar Cliff (86-83) and Midland (77-75).  Half of Wesleyan’s losses came in succession from November 8-15 to Jamestown, York and Dordt. The Tigers are 11-2 since November 25.

Wesleyan is scoring 86.3 points per game with a 73.6 defensive average.  Matt Wilbur’s team is outrebounding teams 34.4-28.9 and the Tigers convert at a 51 percent success rate from the field.

Ty Hoglund leads the team with an 18.6 points per game average and he averages over three assists per game and has a team high 27 steals. Jason Spicer is good for 18.3 points per game with a 5.6 rebounding average and he leads the team with 5.5 assists per game. Trae Vandeberg scores 15.5 points per game and Nygel Drury’s scoring average is 12.0.

DEFENDER NOTES…

Dordt is 9-11 this season and 4-7 in women’s basketball with GPAC wins over Mount Marty, the College of Saint Mary (twice) and Doane.

The Defenders are led by Rachel Evavold’s 14.8 points per game and she hauls down 7.2 rebounds per game while converting 54 percent of her field goals. Annie Rhinesmith adds 12.7 points per game with 3.7 rebounds and over four assists per game. Erika Feenstra has an 11.4 points per game average to go with 5.1 rebounds. Payton Harmsen knocks down 7.0 points per game. Kenzie Bousema averages 6.6 points per game and gets to 4.9 rebounds. Ebby Prewitt and Siennah Stamness score 6.3 and 6.1 points per game respectively.

Dordt scores 68.5 points per game and allow 73.7 points per contest.  Dordt has outrebounded teams 38.3-35.8 and is converting 40.9 percent of its field goals.

The Dordt men are 9-12 overall and 3-6 in league play with wins over Dakota Wesleyan, Mount Marty and Midland. Dordt’s longest winning streak is two and its longest losing streak is four.

Dordt scores 89.6 points per game and allows 81.8 points per outing.  The Defenders have outrebounded teams 35.5-32.6 and convert 48 percent of their field goals while surrendering 49 percent shooting. Dordt is converting 37.9 percent of its three-point shots.

Alec Henrickson has scored an average of 13.8 points per game and Marcus Winterfeld is adding 12.6 points per game while making 50.3 percent of his field goals. Jesse Jansma adds 8.9 points per game and Kyle Lang adds 8.7 points and Chad Barkema is at 8.0 points per outing.  Chandler Brunsting is adding 8.0 points per game and is at 2.3 assists per game and Lang is at 2.2.

LAST TIME…

Dakota Wesleyan beat Midland 75-55 on Sunday, January 14 with Mieras scoring 20 on 9-12 field goal shooting and Cheeeseman had 12 points.  The Tigers were up 45-32 at halftime after outscoring Midland 26-17 in the second quarter.

Dordt handled the College of Saint Mary 76-62 on Saturday behind 17 points by Erika Feenstra and Rachel Evavold added 13.  Feenstra also had six rebounds and Bousema had seven.

Dakota Wesleyan defeated Midland on Sunday 95-78 with Dakota Wesleyan holding a 43-24 halftime lead. Hoglund scored 24 on 9-11 shooting and he was 5-7 from the three-point arc. Vandeberg added 23 points with nine rebounds. Spicer added 14 points with eight assists and seven assists and Hoglund had seven rebounds and seven assists.

The Defender men lost to Briar Cliff 89-80 on Saturday. Dordt was led by Kyle Lang and Marcus Winterfeld with 13 each and Ben Gesink scored 12 with Jansma chipping in with 10. Dordt was down 39-38 at halftime and was outscored in the second half 50-42.

HISTORY…

Dakota Wesleyan was an 85-55 winner in women’s play on November 15 and led 42-26 at halftime.  Wesleyan put 29 points on the board in the third quarter to put the game out of reach.  Dordt’s Evavold had 14 points and Prewitt had 13. Cheeseman topped Wesleyan with 21 and Mieras had 15. Dordt was limited to 31.7 percent field goal shooting while Wesleyan converted 50 percent of its field goal attempts.

The Dordt men were 73-67 winners on November 15 in the Corn Palace. Dordt outscored the Tigers 41-33 in the second half. Marcus Winterfeld had 19 points and six rebounds while Alec Henrickson scored 12 and Andrew O’Donnell added 11. Vandeberg scored 18 and Spicer added 12 for the Tigers.

NAIA POLL…

The women’s top-25 poll was released on January 9. GPAC members Concordia (1), Dakota Wesleyan (8), Hastings (11), Morningside (12) and Northwestern (14) are all in the top-20. Future member Jamestown is no. 6.

Cornerstone is the men’s no. 1 team while four GPAC teams are in the top-20.  Briar Cliff (4), Morningside (9), Northwestern (10) and Dakota Wesleyan (19)  are in the polling and Concordia and future member Jamestown are both in the receiving votes category of the poll.

The next poll will be released on January 23.

NEXT…

Dordt will travel to Concordia on Saturday, January 20 and will go on the road to face Mount Marty in Yankton on Wednesday, January 24.

GPAC STANDINGS…(January 16)

Women’s Basketball

Concordia 11-0/18-0

Northwestern 9-2/14-5

Hastings 8-3/16-3

Morningside 8-3/15-6

Dakota Wesleyan 8-3/16-4

Briar Cliff 5-5/8-12

Midland 4-7/9-12

Dordt 4-7/9-11

Doane 1-10/6-13

College of Saint Mary 1-10/2-17

Mount Marty 1-10/10-10

 

Men’s Basketball

Briar Cliff 8-1/19-2

Morningside 7-2/15-4

Northwestern 7-3/17-3

Dakota Wesleyan 6-4/16-6

Concordia 5-5/12-6

Doane 4-6/10-11

Hastings 4-5/14-7

Dordt 3-6/9-12

Midland 3-7/11-9

Mount Marty 1-9/4-16

 

GPAC SCHEDULE AND SCORES…

Wednesday, November 15

Men's Basketball
Briar Cliff University 102, Doane University 70
Morningside College 75, Mount Marty College 72
Dordt College 73, Dakota Wesleyan University 67
Concordia University 86, Midland University 72

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 80, College of Saint Mary 49
Morningside College 81, Mount Marty College 59
Concordia University 85, Midland University 63
Dakota Wesleyan University 85, Dordt College 55
Briar Cliff University 69, Doane University 56
 

Saturday, November 18

Men's Basketball
Northwestern College 97, Doane University 57
Hastings College 70, Mount Marty College 65
Dakota Wesleyan University 77, Concordia University 69

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 71, Mount Marty College 40
Briar Cliff University 82, Dordt College 66
Concordia University 70, Dakota Wesleyan University 66
Northwestern College 98, Doane University 53
Morningside College 108, College of Saint Mary 46
 

Tuesday, November 21

Men's Basketball
Northwestern College 78, Hastings College 62
Morningside College 85, Doane University 77
Concordia University 105, Mount Marty College 63
Midland University 77, Dakota Wesleyan University 75

Women's Basketball
Northwestern College 70, Hastings College 63
Morningside College 86, Doane University 66
Dordt College 74, College of Saint Mary 69
Concordia University 84, Mount Marty College 42
Dakota Wesleyan University 79, Midland University 67

 

Wednesday, November 29

Men's Basketball

Doane University 89, Midland University 81
Briar Cliff University 98, Hastings College 86
Morningside College 86, Northwestern College 71
Dordt College 101, Mount Marty 55

Women's Basketball
Midland University 88, Doane University 77
Hastings College 85, Briar Cliff University 58
Morningside College 76, Northwestern College 65
Dordt College 72, Mount Marty College 57
Concordia University 114, College of Saint Mary 56

 

Saturday, December 2

Men's Basketball
Dakota Wesleyan University 89, Doane University 76
Morningside College 92, Midland University 85
Concordia University 85, Dordt College 80
Briar Cliff University 92, Northwestern College 81

Women's Basketball
Mount Marty College 69, College of Saint Mary 59
Morningside College 86, Midland University 77
Concordia University 101, Dordt College 55
Dakota Wesleyan University 82, Doane University 51
Northwestern College 78, Briar Cliff University 57
 

Wednesday, December 6

Men's Basketball
Concordia University 81, Hastings College 75
Midland University 103, Briar Cliff University 94
Dakota Wesleyan University 72, Mount Marty College 41
Northwestern College 116, Dordt College 111 (OT)

Women's Basketball
Concordia University 77, Hastings College 65
College of Saint Mary 58, Doane University 57 (OT)
Dakota Wesleyan University 78, Mount Marty College 32
Northwestern College 73, Dordt College 68
Briar Cliff University 88, Midland University 79

 

Saturday, December 9

Men's Basketball

Doane University 72, Mount Marty College 59
Dakota Wesleyan University 86, Hastings College 63
Briar Cliff University 102, Morningside College 77
Dordt College 80, Midland University 62

Women's Basketball
Doane University 63, Mount Marty College 60
Hastings College 63, Dakota Wesleyan University 54
Northwestern College 75, College of Saint Mary 61
Morningside College 83, Briar Cliff University 72
Midland University 89, Dordt College 84

 

Friday, December 15

Men's Basketball
Northwestern College 111, Concordia University 103
Doane University 84, Dordt College 77

Women's Basketball
Concordia University 84, Northwestern College 80
Dordt College 64, Doane University 59

 

Saturday, December 16

Men's Basketball

Midland University 76, Mount Marty College 51
Briar Cliff University 86, Dakota Wesleyan University 83

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 75, Morningside College 64
Midland University 81, Mount Marty College 63
Dakota Wesleyan University 80, Briar Cliff University 50
 

January 3

Men's Basketball
Concordia University 79, Doane University 77 (OT)
Hastings College 82, Midland University 76
Dakota Wesleyan University 85, Morningside College 75
Northwestern College 87, Mount Marty College 73

Women's Basketball
Concordia University 76, Doane University 63
Hastings College 72, Midland University 54
Dakota Wesleyan University 82, Morningside College 58
Northwestern College 79, Mount Marty College 52
Briar Cliff University 74, College of Saint Mary 60

 

January 6

Men's Basketball

Hastings College 90, Dordt College 87
Morningside College 80, Concordia University 57
Briar Cliff University 84, Mount Marty College 63
Northwestern College 100, Midland University 94

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 62, Dordt College 43
Briar Cliff University 66, Mount Marty College 54
Dakota Wesleyan University 68, College of Saint Mary 29
Concordia University 95, Morningside College 64
Northwestern College 92, Midland University 61

 

January 10

Men's Basketball
Briar Cliff University 78, Concordia University 65
Doane University 71, Hastings College 58
Morningside College 90, Dordt College 77
Northwestern College 95, Dakota Wesleyan University 86
   
Women's Basketball
Hastings College 75, Doane University 59
Midland University 84, College of Saint Mary 79
Morningside College 66, Dordt College 59
Northwestern College 69, Dakota Wesleyan University 56
Concordia University 95, Briar Cliff University 57
 

January 13

Men's Basketball
Mount Marty College 65, Concordia University 63
Morningside College 80, Doane University 69
Hastings College 106, Northwestern College 94
Briar Cliff University 89, Dordt College 80

Women's Basketball
Concordia University 73, Mount Marty College 51
Northwestern College 68, Hastings College 53
Dordt College 76, College of Saint Mary 62
Morningside College 86, Doane University 59

 

January 14

Men's Basketball
Dakota Wesleyan University 95, Midland University 78

Women's Basketball
Dakota Wesleyan University 75, Midland University 55

 

January 17

Briar Cliff @ Hastings

Concordia @ College of Saint Mary

Mount Marty @ Morningside

Dakota Wesleyan @ Dordt

Doane @ Midland

 

January 20

Dakota Wesleyan @ Doane

Mount Marty @ College of Saint Mary

Morningside @ Midland

Dordt @ Concordia

Northwestern @ Briar Cliff

 

January 24

College of Saint Mary @ Doane

Concordia @ Hastings

Morningside @ Northwestern

Dordt @ Mount Marty

Midland @ Briar Cliff

 

January 27

Doane @ Mount Marty

Hastings @ Dakota Wesleyan

College of Saint Mary @ Northwestern

Briar Cliff @ Morningside

Midland @ Dordt

 

January 31

Briar Cliff @ Doane

Hastings @ College of Saint Mary

Mount Marty @ Dakota Wesleyan

Northwestern @ Dordt

Concordia @ Midland

 

February 3

Dordt @ Doane

Morningside @ Hastings

Mount Marty @ Midland

Dakota Wesleyan @ Briar Cliff

Northwestern @ Concordia

 

February 7

Doane @ Hastings

Midland @ College of Saint Mary

Dakota Wesleyan @ Morningside

Mount Marty @ Northwestern

Concordia @ Briar Cliff

 

February 10

Hastings @ Dordt

Concordia @ Morningside

Briar Cliff @ Mount Marty

Midland @ Northwestern

 

February 11

College of Saint Mary @ Dakota Wesleyan

 

February 14

Hastings @ Midland

Briar Cliff @ College of Saint Mary

Morningside @ Dordt

Northwestern @ Dakota Wesleyan

Doane @ Concordia

 

February 16

Mount Marty @ Hastings

 

February 17

Dakota Wesleyan @ Concordia

Northwestern @ Doane

Morningside @ College of Saint Mary

Dordt @ Briar Cliff