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Dordt Hosts Hastings In GPAC Tourney

February 28, 2014

GAMETIME… Dordt will host  Hastings at the De Witt Gym on Saturday, March 1 in GPAC Men’s Semifinal Round play.  The game will start at 3:00 and can be heard on KDCR 88.5 FM and live on the world wide web at www.dordt.edu/athletics.  Scores and details about the contests at their conclusion can be found online at www.dordt.edu/athletics/  ; https://www.facebook.com/dordtdefenders and you can follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/dcathletics. 

The games can be viewed at http://new.livestream.com/dordtcollegewebcast/basketball

SCOUTING REPORT… Hastings is 21-9 this season and they finished the GPAC season with a 14-6 mark and they are the no. 4 seed in the post season tournament.  The Broncos started the season with a 10-1 record through December 7.  Bill Gavers’s team won four in a row from January 15-January 25 to get to 17-5.  Hastings has gone 4-4 in February with wins over Doane, Mount Marty, Northwestern and Nebraska Wesleyan.  Hastings’s losses in February were to Dordt, Nebraska Wesleyan, Dakota Wesleyan and Midland.

The Broncos average 78.6 points per game and they allow 73.1 points per contest.  Hastings has outrebounded teams by a 35.9-32.5 average and they are making 46.4 percent of the field goals they take.  Teams are converting 44.9 percent of their field goals against the Broncos.  Hastings also makes 34.5 percent of their three-point shots while opponents are making 33.1 percent of their long shots. 

Brady Lollman tops the team with a 20.3 points per game average and has converted 45.6 percent of his field goals and 39.9 percent of his three-point shots (61-153). Lollman has made 158-179 free throws for 88.3 percent success and he averages 4.4 rebounds per game with a team high 105 assists through 30 games.  Jake Hamburger is scoring 10.0 points per game with 56 assists.  Brett Wells adds 8.9 points per game with 5.6 rebounds and Ibou Fall is good for 8.3 points per game and 4.8 rebounds.  Zach Lenagh is the leading rebounder with a 6.2 average and his scoring average is 7.1.  The Broncos are without the services of Dylan Flinn who played in eight games for the Broncos before suffering a season ending injury.  Flinn had an 11.9 points per game average and 5.6 rebounds per game average before being hurt.  Tobin Reinwald, after missing last season with an injury, was injured in the 23rd game this season and hasn’t played since.  He was averaging 11.0 points and 3.3 rebounds per game before being injured.

DEFENDER NOTES… The Defenders are 27-4 overall and 17-3 in the GPAC and hold the no. 1 seed in the post-season tournament.  Dordt is 12-2 in games played at the De Witt Gym and 15-2 away from its home court.  Dordt was 5-2 in games played in February and its losses this season are to Davenport, Midland and Morningside (twice).  Dordt is 2-0 in overtime games and has scored 100 or more points eight times.

The Defenders are scoring 90.1 points per game and are allowing 78.2 points per outing while converting 48.7 percent of its field goals and 38 percent of its three-point shots.  Opponents are making 44.4 percent of its field goals and 36.7 percent of the three point shots they’ve taken.  The Defenders are 696-966 on free throws and opponents have made 485-657.  Dordt holds a 42.0-32.4rebounding edge this season and have committed 368 turnovers to 380 for opponents.

Kyle Lindbergh scores a team high 16.9 points per game and grabs a team high 10.9 rebounds per contest.  Lindbergh has 15 double-doubles this season.  Dalton Franken’s scoring average is 15.7 and he takes in 4.5 rebounds per contest.  Austin Katje’s average is 14.3 points per game and Nathan Rindels is scoring 12.3 points per game with 5.2 rebounds per game and a team high 109 assists in 30 games played.  Tyler Wolterstorff knocks down 11.8 points per game.  All five of those players are making at least 47 percent of the field goals they have taken.  Lindbergh has a team high 48 blocked shots and 37 steals and has handed out 91 assists.  Dordt’s top scoring reserves are David Den Herder at 6.5 points per game with 4.6 rebounds and Alex Terpstra and Bryan Sumner are at 5.1 and 4.6 points per contest respectively.

LAST TIME…Dordt needed overtime to slide by Northwestern in the semifinal round with a 105-100 win.  Dordt led 49-47 at halftime and held an 88-81 lead late in the game before Northwestern tied it with a pair of free throws with:02.3 left in the game.  In the overtime Northwestern led briefly but a three point play by Nathan Rindels put the Defenders up for good with 2:07 left.  Dordt converted 38-55 free throws and had a 51-42 rebounding advantage.  Dalton Franken scored 25 and had ten rebounds.  Nathan Rindels scored 23 and had five rebounds and five assists.  Kyle Lindbergh scored 22 and had 15 rebounds and had three assists.  Tyler Wolterstorff chipped in with 19 points and eight rebounds and Bryan Sumner had nine points.

Hastings overcame a 30-25 halftime deficit to win 73-69 over Nebraska Wesleyan on Wednesday night.  The Broncos made 24-49 field goals and 21-30 free throws while Wesleyan was 25-48 from the field and 12-13 on free throw attempts.  Hastings forced Wesleyan into 17 turnovers and had 11 steals.  Brady Lollman led all players with 34 points and four assists.  Lollman was 12-24 from the field.  Ibou Fall scored 11 and had four rebounds and Jake Hamburger and Brett Wells had eight points each.

HISTORY… Dordt holds a 19-4 advantage in the series with most of the games being tight affairs.  Dordt turned the Broncos away on December 14 by a 94-84 margin after leading 36-35 at halftime.  The Defenders were 26-45 from the floor and 39-48 from the free throw line while holding a 32-21 rebounding advantage.  Dalton Franken scored 24 and had seven rebounds while Nathan Rindels scored 21 and had five assists with four rebounds.  Kyle Lindbergh added 19 and snagged nine rebounds with Austin Katje scoring 13.  Hastings was paced by Brady Lollman and Jake Hamburger with 16 points each and Brett Wells scored 14.  Tobin Reinwald came off the bench to score 15 on 7-11 shooting.

Game two was played on February 1 in Hastings and the Defenders took a 35-25 lead at halftime before holding on for a 78-74 win.  Austin Katje tossed in 33 points on 9-15 shooting and 6-10 three-point baskets.  Kyle Lindbergh and Nathan Rindels scored 11 each and Tyler Wolterstorff and David Den Herder each had eight with Den Herder grabbing six rebounds.  Brady Lollman scored 26 on 9-18 shooting and Brandon Krause tossed in 14 and  Tobin Reinwald 12.  Dordt was outrebounded 39-36  but converted 33-46 free throws while Hastings was 11-16 from the charity stripe and 28-62 from the floor.

COACHES’ POLL…The Defender men are no. 6 in the poll released on February 25.  Midland held at no. 8 and Morningside improved to no. 15. Hastings is in the receiving votes category of the polling.  The women’s poll has four GPAC teams in the top-10 with Hastings no. 4; Morningside no. 6; Concordia no. 7 and Northwestern is no. 9. Both Midland and Dakota Wesleyan were in the receiving votes category of the ranking.

GPAC TOURNAMENTS… The Dordt Defender men and Northwestern women secured NAIA National Tournament Berths with their regular season titles and no. 1 seeds in the post-season tournament.  The winners of the respective tournaments will also earn automatic spots in the 32 team fields.  If the no. 1 seed wins the tournament the tournament runner-up will qualify for the National Championship Tournament.

GPAC Men’s Basketball Quarterfinals – Wednesday, February 26
#1 Dordt 105,#8 Northwestern 100 (OT)
#4 Hastings 73,#5 Nebraska Wesleyan 69
#6 Dakota Wesleyan 83,#3 Midland 80
#2 Morningside 87,#7 Briar Cliff 84

GPAC Men’s Basketball Semifinals – Saturday, March 1
#4 Hastings (21-9) at #1 Dordt (27-4), 3pm
#6 Dakota Wesleyan (18-13) at #2 Morningside (23-8), 3pm

GPAC Men's Basketball Championship Tuesday, March 4
Semifinal winners at highest remaining seed, Time TBA

GPAC Women’s Basketball Quarterfinals – Wednesday, February 26
#1 Northwestern 70, #8 Briar Cliff 58
#4 Concordia 93, #5 Midland 91 (OT)
#3 Morningside 90, #6 Dakota Wesleyan 54
#2 Hastings 72, #7 Doane 55

GPAC Women’s Basketball Semifinals – Saturday, March 1
#4 Concordia (25-6) at #1 Northwestern (25-4), 3pm
#3 Morningside (26-5) at #2 Hastings (26-4), 3pm

GPAC Women's Basketball Championship Tuesday, March 4
Semifinal winners at highest remaining seed, Time TBA

GPAC STANDINGS…(Final)

Women’s Basketball
Northwestern  16-4/25-4
Hastings   16-4/26-4
Morningside  16-4/26-5
Concordia   16-4/25-6
Midland   11-9/15-16
Dakota Wesleyan  10-10/18-13
Doane   7-13/14-16
Briar Cliff  7-13/14-17
Dordt College  6-14/13-16
Mount Marty   4-16/13-17
Nebraska Wesleyan 1-19/2-23

Men’s Basketball
Dordt College  17-3/27-4
Morningside  16-4/23-8
Midland   16-4/26-5
Hastings   14-6/21-9
Nebraska Wesleyan  10-10/15-11
Dakota Wesleyan  10-10/18-13
Briar Cliff  10-10/17-14
Northwestern  7-13/14-17
Doane   6-14/13-16
Concordia  3-17/8-21
Mount Marty   2-18/4-24


GPAC Scores
Tuesday, November 12
Men's Basketball 
Briar Cliff University 91, Northwestern College 77

Women's Basketball
Northwestern College 114, Briar Cliff University 81

Saturday, November 16
Men's Basketball
Dordt College 72, Midland University 66
Hastings College 90, Northwestern College 81
Briar Cliff University 101, Doane College 95
Morningside College 85, Concordia University 67

Women's Basketball
Midland University 70, Dordt College 51
Northwestern College 99, Hastings College 83
Briar Cliff University 106, Doane College 92
Concordia University 90, Morningside College 82 (OT)

Wednesday, November 20
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 88, Doane College 75
Midland University 83, Morningside College 77

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 83, Doane College 73
Midland University 68, Morningside College 64
Briar Cliff University 84, Nebraska Wesleyan University 53

Saturday, November 23
Men's Basketball
Nebraska Wesleyan University 89, Dakota Wesleyan University 84
Dordt College 85, Doane College 71
Briar Cliff University 103, Concordia University 61
Midland University 81, Mount Marty College 62
Hastings College 78, Morningside College 74

Women's Basketball
Dakota Wesleyan University 80, Nebraska Wesleyan University 55
Dordt College 80, Doane College 55
Concordia University 80, Briar Cliff University 72
Midland University 61, Mount Marty College 47
Morningside College 76, Hastings College 49

Tuesday, November 26
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 78, Concordia University 71
Dordt College 100, Mount Marty College 60
Midland University 89, Doane College 65
Morningside College 88, Northwestern College 70
Briar Cliff University 91, Dakota Wesleyan University 81

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 94, Concordia University 89
Dordt College 68, Mount Marty College 59
Midland University 64, Doane College 62
Northwestern College 102, Morningside College 82
Briar Cliff University 89, Dakota Wesleyan University 88

Wednesday, December 4
Men's Basketball
Dordt College 104, Briar Cliff University 97
Concordia University 86, Doane College 81
Midland University 64, Nebraska Wesleyan University 50
Northwestern College 87, Mount Marty College 64

Women's Basketball
Briar Cliff University 100, Dordt College 92 (OT)
Concordia University 82, Doane College 75
Midland University 77, Nebraska Wesleyan University 64
Northwestern College 87, Mount Marty College 71

Saturday, December 7
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 87, Briar Cliff University 58
Dordt College 93, Concordia University 70
Doane College 78, Mount Marty College 49
Northwestern College 78, Nebraska Wesleyan University 76
Midland University 84, Dakota Wesleyan University 77

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 86, Briar Cliff University 68
Concordia University 89, Dordt College 66
Doane College 75, Mount Marty College 70
Northwestern College 105, Nebraska Wesleyan University 53
Dakota Wesleyan University 85, Midland University 74

Wednesday, December 11
Men's Basketball
Dordt College 92, Dakota Wesleyan University 81
Nebraska Wesleyan University 83, Concordia University 57
Morningside College 102, Mount Marty College 77

Women's Basketball
Dakota Wesleyan University 81, Dordt College 56
Concordia University 94, Nebraska Wesleyan University 65
Morningside College 79, Mount Marty College 51

Saturday, December 14
Men's Basketball
Dordt College 94, Hastings College 84
Concordia University 81, Mount Marty College 67
Midland University 80, Northwestern College 66
Morningside College 81, Nebraska Wesleyan University 71
Dakota Wesleyan University 85, Doane College 78

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 88, Dordt College 67
Concordia University 109, Mount Marty College 86
Morningside College 82, Nebraska Wesleyan University 57
Northwestern College 89, Midland University 69
Dakota Wesleyan University 65, Doane College 59

Wednesday, December 18
Men's Basketball
Doane College 84, Northwestern College 78

Women's Basketball
Northwestern College 85, Doane College 75

Friday, December 20
Men's Basketball
Dakota Wesleyan University 88, Concordia University 56

Women's Basketball
Concordia University 85, Dakota Wesleyan University 66

Saturday, December 21
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 78, Mount Marty College 61
Nebraska Wesleyan University 74, Briar Cliff University 66

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 93, Mount Marty College 77

January 4
Men's Basketball
Dakota Wesleyan University 98, Hastings College 84
Dordt College 69, Concordia University 62
Morningside College 79, Briar Cliff University 73
Mount Marty College 68, Nebraska Wesleyan University 56

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 81, Dakota Wesleyan University 45
Concordia University 81, Dordt College 63
Morningside College 92, Briar Cliff University 81
Mount Marty College 78, Nebraska Wesleyan University 63

January 8
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 96, Nebraska Wesleyan University 93 (OT)
Morningside College 100, Dordt College 96
Midland University 70, Concordia University 45
Northwestern College 70, Dakota Wesleyan University 66 (OT)
Briar Cliff University 87, Mount Marty College 64

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 88, Nebraska Wesleyan University 61
Morningside College 89, Dordt College 61
Concordia University 82, Midland University 74
Northwestern College 85, Dakota Wesleyan University 76
Briar Cliff University 78, Mount Marty College 70

January 11
Men's Basketball
Dordt College 66, Nebraska Wesleyan University 57
Northwestern College 60, Concordia University 56
Morningside College 89, Doane College 84
Briar Cliff University 68, Midland University 66

Women's Basketball
Dordt College 115, Nebraska Wesleyan University 66
Northwestern College 86, Concordia University 68
Morningside College 72, Doane College 69
Midland University 83, Briar Cliff University 68

January 15
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 94, Midland University 93 (OT)
Dordt College 78, Northwestern College 64
Nebraska Wesleyan University 94, Doane College 86
Dakota Wesleyan University 76, Mount Marty College 45

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 71, Midland University 59
Northwestern College 76, Dordt College 62
Doane College 82, Nebraska Wesleyan University 30
Dakota Wesleyan University 85, Mount Marty College 79

January 18
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 80, Morningside College 71
Dordt College 92, Doane College 81
Briar Cliff University 91, Concordia University 85
Midland University 65, Mount Marty College 41
Dakota Wesleyan University 77, Nebraska Wesleyan University 70

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 64, Morningside College 55
Doane College 67, Dordt College 62
Concordia University 79, Briar Cliff University 63
Dakota Wesleyan University 79, Nebraska Wesleyan University 65
Midland University 77, Mount Marty College 58

January 22
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 71, Concordia University 66
Dordt College 93, Mount Marty College 59
Midland University 73, Doane College 59
Morningside College 97, Northwestern College 65
Dakota Wesleyan University 84, Briar Cliff University 81

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 78, Concordia University 65
Dordt College 69, Mount Marty College 54
Midland University 72, Doane College 69
Morningside College 90, Northwestern College 79
Dakota Wesleyan University 81, Briar Cliff University 73

January 25
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 72, Briar Cliff University 66
Doane College 78, Mount Marty College 65
Northwestern College 77, Nebraska Wesleyan University 64
   
Women's Basketball
Hastings College 76, Briar Cliff University 72
Doane College 71, Mount Marty College 61
Northwestern College 103, Nebraska Wesleyan University 53
   
January 26

Men's Basketball
Midland University 82, Dakota Wesleyan University 71

Women's Basketball
Dakota Wesleyan University 79, Midland University 64

January 29
Men's Basketball
Dordt College 87, Briar Cliff University 76
Doane College 82, Concordia University 77
Midland University 78, Nebraska Wesleyan University 59
Morningside College 92, Dakota Wesleyan University 84
Northwestern College 83, Mount Marty College 67

Women's Basketball
Briar Cliff University 88, Dordt College 70
Concordia University 83, Doane College 62
Morningside College 80, Dakota Wesleyan University 67
Midland University 82, Nebraska Wesleyan University 61
Mount Marty College 78, Northwestern College 74

February 1
Men's Basketball
Dordt College 78, Hastings College 74
Mount Marty College 56, Concordia University 55
Midland University 80, Northwestern College 67
Doane College 86, Dakota Wesleyan University 76
Nebraska Wesleyan University 86, Morningside College 76

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 65, Dordt College 62
Concordia University 60, Mount Marty College 53
Doane College 69, Dakota Wesleyan University 68
Morningside College 102, Nebraska Wesleyan University 59
Northwestern College 95, Midland University 79

February 3
Men's Basketball
Morningside College 101, Dakota Wesleyan University 82

Women's Basketball
Morningside College 79, Dakota Wesleyan University 66

February 5
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 74, Doane College 64
Dordt College 100, Dakota Wesleyan University 90
Nebraska Wesleyan University 76, Concordia University 70
Morningside College 73, Mount Marty College 49
Northwestern College 67, Briar Cliff University 63

Women's Basketball
Doane College 65, Hastings College 62
Dordt College 71, Dakota Wesleyan University 70
Concordia University 72, Nebraska Wesleyan University 54
Morningside College 78, Mount Marty College 46
Northwestern College 101, Briar Cliff University 75

February 8
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 85, Mount Marty College 42
Morningside College 91, Midland University 75
Doane College 81, Northwestern College 71
Nebraska Wesleyan University 73, Briar Cliff University 65
Dakota Wesleyan University 78, Concordia University 70

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 80, Mount Marty College 65
Northwestern College 77, Doane College 56
Morningside College 68, Midland University 67
Briar Cliff University 86, Nebraska Wesleyan University 52
Concordia University 86, Dakota Wesleyan University 84

February 12
Men's Basketball
Nebraska Wesleyan University 75, Hastings College 70
Morningside College 103, Dordt College 100
Midland University 82, Concordia University 55
Dakota Wesleyan University 102, Northwestern College 85
Briar Cliff University 77, Mount Marty College 64

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 82, Nebraska Wesleyan University 47
Morningside College 74, Dordt College 52
Concordia University 78, Midland University 77
Dakota Wesleyan University 97, Northwestern College 76
Mount Marty College 88, Briar Cliff University 77

February 15
Men's Basketball
Dakota Wesleyan University 86, Hastings College 72
Dordt College 82, Nebraska Wesleyan University 71
Concordia University 95, Northwestern College 75
Midland University 84, Briar Cliff University 79
Morningside College 95, Doane College 82

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 99, Dakota Wesleyan University 86
Dordt College 72, Nebraska Wesleyan University 53
Concordia University 89, Northwestern College 78
Morningside College 77, Doane College 67
Midland University 92, Briar Cliff University 84

February 19
Men's Basketball
Midland University 74, Hastings College 62
Dordt College 91, Northwestern College 80
Nebraska Wesleyan University 86, Doane College 58
Morningside College 103, Briar Cliff University 91
Dakota Wesleyan University 87, Mount Marty College 52

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 85, Midland University 78
Northwestern College 102, Dordt College 70
Nebraska Wesleyan University 65, Doane College 64
Morningside College 113, Briar Cliff University 93
Dakota Wesleyan University 82, Mount Marty College 72

February 22
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 85, Northwestern College 75
Midland University 90, Dordt College 77
Morningside College 87, Concordia University 64
Briar Cliff University 85, Doane College 76
Nebraska Wesleyan University 78, Mount Marty College 50

Women's Basketball
Northwestern College 83, Hastings College 67
Midland University 69, Dordt College 58
Morningside College 86, Concordia University 77
Doane College 91, Briar Cliff University 89 (OT)
Mount Marty College 76, Nebraska Wesleyan University 63

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