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Dordt College Men's Basketball vs. Concordia (NE)

January 10, 2004

(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt Defenders pulled a one-point upset over the eleventh-ranked Concordia Bulldogs today in GPAC conference play. Concordia had a three-point lead at 66-63 with under 20 seconds to play before Dordt's Bret Van Wyk hit a long two point basket to cut the lead to one. The Defenders then stole the inbound and scored on a Luke Ruter layup to take the lead with 4.9 seconds to go in the game. Concordia drove the length of the floor, but didn't get a shot off in time as Dordt held on for the win.

Bret Van Wyk had 21 points to lead the Defender attack. Luke Ruter and Kyle Van Arendonk chipped in 16 points apiece in the physical contest.

Dordt's Current Record: 9-7 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 12-4 (5-3)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 36 31 67
Concordia (NE) 34 32 66
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Luke Ruter 8
Kyle Van Arendonk 5
Team Total: 25
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Jason Jisa 9
Rick Dietze 7
Team Total: 36
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Bret Van Wyk 21
Kyle Van Arendonk 16
Luke Ruter 16
Team Total: 67
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Rick Dietze 24
Jon Ziegler 17
Scott Beck 14
Team Total: 66
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 23/47 49%
3-Point Field Goals: 3/11 27%
Free Throws: 18/24 75%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 21/47 45%
3-Point Field Goals: 0/9 0%
Free Throws: 24/35 69%

For more information, please contact Mike Byker, Sports Information Director, at mbyker@dordt.edu or (712) 722-6301.