Men's Basketball In Mitchell On Wednesday
- Posted Tuesday, January 25, 2022
The Dordt men will travel to Mitchell, South Dakota to face the Dakota Wesleyan Tigers in GPAC play on Wednesday, January 26. The game will tip off at 7:45.
Dakota Wesleyan is 9-11 this season and 6-7 in the conference. The Tigers had won three in a row before a six point loss to Doane on January 22.
Wesleyan is outscoring teams 67.8-65.8 and outrebound teams 32.5-29.2. The Tigers are converting 45.1 percent of their field goals and are taking over 40 percent of their shots from the three-point line.
Koln Oppold scores 12.6 points per game with 7.3 rebounds. Jeffrey Schuch adds 10.7 points per game and Nick Wittler is at 10.2 points per game with a team high 38 made three-point shots. Mason Larson adds 9.9 points per game and Ace Zorr comes off the bench to score 6.9 points per game.
The Defenders are 6-6 in the GPAC and 14-7 overall and stopped a three game losing skid with a 77-63 win over Midland. Dordt has outscored opponents 82.6-71.4 and outrebounded teams 36.3-33.4.
Bryce Coppock scores 18.1 points per game with 4.0 rebounds and he has made 38 made three-point shots. Cade Bleeker has made 12.7 points per game with 4.5 rebounds and is making 50.6 percent of his field goals and leads the team with 42 made three-point shots and a 40.4 success rate on the long shot. Luke Rankin is good for 10.5 points with 5.0 assists and Jackson Louscher has an 8.1 points per game average with 63.3 percent field goal shooting.
Doane beat Dakota Wesleyan on Saturday 58-52 after leading 24-23 at halftime. Schuch scored 13 points with Oppold adding 12 with eight rebounds. Wesleyan was held to 6-22 three-point shooting in the loss and had a 37-34 rebounding advantage.
Dordt beat Midland 77-63 behind a balanced scoring attack of Bryce Coppock and Jackson Louscher scoring 14 each and Luke Rankin, Cade Bleeker and Camden Bialas had 13 a piece and Bialas had 10 rebounds.
Dordt beat Dakota Wesleyan 72-58 on December 11 after leading 32-23. Bryce Coppock scored 20 in the win and Cade Bleeker and Luke Rankin had 14 and 12 respectively. Dordt had a 40-26 rebounding advantage and Mason Larson led the Tigers with 18 and Wittler added 17.
Briar Cliff 10-2/14-6
Dakota Wesleyan 6-7/9-11
Mount Marty 2-12/6-17
Wednesday, January 26
Dordt @ Dakota Wesleyan
Mount Marty @ Jamestown
Briar Cliff @ Midland
Northwestern @ Morningside
Hastings @ Concordia