GPAC Basketball Wednesday Night

GPAC Basketball Wednesday Night

GAMETIME…

Dordt will host Morningside on February 14 beginning at 6:00 in women’s play with the men’s game to begin at about 8:00. The games will be available on KDCR 88.5 FM and online at kdcr885.com and there will be a livestream 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 FOE…

Morningside’s women are 18-10 overall and 11-7 in the GPAC.  The Mustangs have lost three in a row with losses to Hastings, Dakota Wesleyan and Concordia.

Morningside is averaging 80.8 points per game and allowing 71 points per outing. The Mustangs convert 42.9 percent of their field goals and make 35.6 percent if their three-point shots.  Through 28 games the Mustangs have forced 540 turnovers while committing 406.

Madison Braun leads the team with a 20.1 points per game average and she has made 45.8 percent of her three-point shots. Sydney Hupp adds 12.4 points per game with 7.3 rebounds and Sierra Mitchell adds 11.4 points per game.  Jordyn Moser is scoring 6.2 points per game and has a team high 94 assists.

Morningside is 21-6 this season and 13-4 in the GPAC with conference losses to Briar Cliff, Dakota Wesleyan, Northwestern and Hastings. The Mustangs have won two games in a row and are 9-2 since January 6.

The Mustangs have outscored teams 84.4-77.4 and outrebound teams 35.2-31.5.  The Mustangs are converting at a 51.6 percentage rate with two point field goals and make 37.6 percent of its three-point shots.

Brody Egger leads the team in scoring while Tyler Borchers is scoring 14.6 points per game with Alex Brochers and Zach Imig adding 13.3 and 12.1 respectively. Tyler Borchers is the team’s leading rebounder with a 7.2 average. Alex Borchers has 109 assists through 27 games and Imig has 90 assists this season.

DEFENDER NOTES…

The Defender women are 13-15 this season and 7-11 in the GPAC. 

Dordt is led by Rachel Evavold’s 13.5 points per game while Annie Rhinesmith is good for 11.0 points per game and Erika Feenstra completes the Defender double digit scorers with a 10.9 scoring average. Evavold tops the team with 7.1 rebounds and she is making 53 percent of her field goals. Payton Harmsen tops the team with 49 made three-point shots and Rhinesmith is converting  35.5 percent of her three-point shots. Ebby Prewitt (6.9), Kenzie Bousema (7.2), Payton Harmsen (6.6) and Siennah Stamness (6.8) all average between six and eight points a game.

Dordt is getting outscored 74.9-68.8 but Dordt does have a 38.9-35.4 rebounds per game advantage. Dordt converts 40.1 percent of its field goals and 30 percent of its three-point baskets. Dordt has made 78 percent of its free throws.

The Defender men are 11-16 overall and 5-10 in the GPAC.  Dordt’s last three losses have been by a combined 15 points. 

Dordt has outscored teams 86.9 and allow 81.4.  The Defenders also outrebound teams 34.1-33.6. The Defenders are converting 47.4 percent of its field goals and 36.8 percent of its three-point shots.

Alec Henrickson tops the team with a 13.9 points per game average. Marcus Winterfeld adds 12.0 points per game with a 49.4 field goal percentage. Jesse Jansma has made 52 three-point shots and is averaging 9.0 points per game and Kyle Lang scores 8.8 points per game and Chandler Brunsting’s average is 8.2 points per game. Ben Gesink and Chad Barkema are averaging 8.0 and 7.5 points per game to complete the list of players currently averaging more than seven points per game. Lang and Brunsting have 43 and 42 three-point shots and both are averaging a little better than two assists per game. Brunsting and O’Donnell lead the team with 38 and 37 steals each.

LAST TIME…

The Morningside women lost to Concordia 88-80 with Braun scoring 22 points and Sierra Mitchell scored 13 points off of the bench and Hupp scored ten.

The Defender women on February 10 by an 83-59 margin.  Dordt was paced by Erika Feenstra’s 11 points and Rachel Evavold scored ten. Kenzie Bousema and Payton Harmsen each had nine points.

The Morningside men beat Concordia on Saturday behind 27 points and 12 rebounds from Tyler Borchers. Brody Egger scored 22 and had seven rebounds with Matthew Hahn scoring 14.

The Defender men were on the short end of a 96-92 overtime loss to Hastings on Saturday. An Alec Henrickson three-point basket tied the game at the end of regulation and sent the game to overtime. Dordt never led in the second half or overtime as Hastings got the season sweep. Zach Bussard led the Defenders with a 9-9 performance from the field and he scored a game high 25 points with five rebounds. Henrickson came off the bench to score 16 while Ben Gesink and Jesse Jansma each had 13.

HISTORY…

The Morningside women used a fast start for a 20-10 first quarter lead and proceeded to hold on for a 66-59 decision. Rachel Evavold scored 16 and Erika Feenstra scored 14 for the Defenders while Braun had 19 to pace Morningside.

The Morningside men overcame a 45-38 halftime deficit and beat Dordt on January 10 by a 90-77 score. Marcus Winterfeld scored 20 while Andrew O’Donnell scored 14 and Ben Gesink chipped in with 13 in the loss. Alex Borchers scored 24 in the win and Zach Imig added 16 with Brody Egger scoring 15.

NAIA POLL…

The women’s top-25 poll was released on February 6. GPAC members Concordia (2), Northwestern (9), Hastings (12), Dakota Wesleyan (10)and Morningside (15) are all in the top-20. Future member Jamestown is no. 8.

Cornerstone is the men’s no. 1 team while four GPAC teams are in the top-20.  Briar Cliff (7), Morningside (10), Northwestern (10) and Dakota Wesleyan (17) are in the polling and Hastings is in the receiving votes category of the poll.

The next poll will be released on February 20.

NEXT…

The Dordt women and men will conclude the regular season on Saturday, February 17 at Briar Cliff.

GPAC STANDINGS…(February 12)

Women’s Basketball

Concordia 17-1/27-1

Northwestern 15-3/20-6

Dakota Wesleyan 15-3/24-4

Hastings 13-5/22-5

Morningside 11-7/18-10

Midland 9-10/14-15

Dordt 7-11/13-15

Briar Cliff 7-11/10-18

Mount Marty 3-16/12-16

Doane 2-16/7-19

College of Saint Mary 1-17/4-24

 

Men’s Basketball

Briar Cliff 13-4/24-5

Morningside 13-4/21-6

Northwestern 12-4/22-4

Dakota Wesleyan 9-7/19-9

Hastings 8-8/18-10

Concordia 7-9/16-11

Doane 7-9/13-15

Midland 6-11/16-13

Dordt 5-11/11-17

Mount Marty 2-15/5-22

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

Men's Basketball

Doane University 85, Midland University 81
Hastings College 96, Briar Cliff University 72
Morningside College 98, Mount Marty College 87
Dordt College 78, Dakota Wesleyan University 66

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 80, Briar Cliff University 64
Concordia University 86, College of Saint Mary 57
Morningside College 88, Mount Marty College 77
Dakota Wesleyan University 87, Dordt College 64
Midland University 79, Doane University 59
 

January 20

Men’s Basketball

Dakota Wesleyan 94, Doane 64

Morningside 94, Midland 88

Concordia 74, Dordt 59

Briar Cliff 98, Northwestern 83

 

Women’s Basketball

Dakota Wesleyan 84, Doane 49

Mount Marty 70, College of Saint Mary 63

Morningside 87, Midland 76

Concordia 107, Dordt 68

Northwestern 73, Briar Cliff 57

 

January 24

Men's Basketball
Concordia University 93, Hastings College 83
Northwestern College 66, Morningside College 57
Dordt College 77, Mount Marty College 73
Briar Cliff University 84, Midland University 64

Women's Basketball
Doane University 78, College of Saint Mary 59
Concordia University 79, Hastings College 70
Northwestern College 83, Morningside College 60
Dordt College 73, Mount Marty College 67
Midland University 80, Briar Cliff University 77

 

January 27

Men's Basketball

Mount Marty College 75, Doane University 65
Hastings College 71, Dakota Wesleyan University 69
Morningside College 99, Briar Cliff University 85
Midland University 99, Dordt College 95

Women's Basketball
Mount Marty College 63, Doane University 57
Dakota Wesleyan University 63, Hastings College 52
Northwestern College 88, College of Saint Mary 45
Morningside College 93, Briar Cliff University 70
Dordt College 75, Midland University 57
 

January 31

Men's Basketball
Morningside College 95, Hastings College 65
Briar Cliff University 88, Doane University 86
Dakota Wesleyan University 94, Mount Marty College 63
Northwestern College 96, Dordt College 92
Midland University 67, Concordia University 61

Women's Basketball
Briar Cliff University 66, Doane University 59
Hastings College 88, College of Saint Mary 60
Dakota Wesleyan University 82, Mount Marty College 46
Northwestern College 101, Dordt College 61
Midland University 86, Concordia University 77

 

February 3

Men's Basketball
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

Women's Basketball
Dordt College 70, Doane University 68
Hastings College 73, Morningside College 72
Midland University 75, Mount Marty College 54
Dakota Wesleyan University 69, Briar Cliff University 48
Concordia University 80, Northwestern College 67

 

February 7

Men's Basketball
Midland University 88, Nebraska Christian College 78
Doane University 80, Hastings College 71
Morningside College 84, Dakota Wesleyan University 83
Northwestern College 92, Mount Marty College 58
Briar Cliff University 84, Concordia University 58

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 81, Doane University 58
Midland University 80, College of Saint Mary 65
Dakota Wesleyan University 92, Morningside College 77
Northwestern College 90, Mount Marty College 61
Concordia University 106, Briar Cliff University 67
 

February 10

Men’s Basketball

Hastings 96, Dordt 92 ot

Morningside 86, Concordia 68

Briar Cliff 93, Mount Marty 77

Northwestern 86, Midland 75

 

Women’s Basketball

Hastings 83, Dordt 59

Concordia 88, Morningside 80

Briar Cliff 67, Mount Marty 60

Northwestern 92, Midland 72

 

February 11

Dakota Wesleyan 86, College of Saint Mary 52

 

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