Dordt College News

Dordt Basketball Up To No. 13

February 13, 2013

(Wednesday, February 13; Sioux Center, Iowa)With two wins last week the Dordt College Defender men’s basketball team moved up two spots in the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Poll to no.13 in the 9th polling of the season.

The Defenders are 22-6 after wins over Dakota Wesleyan and Concordia in GPAC play.  The Defenders have one game this week , concluding the regular season on Saturday, February 16 against Doane College at the De Witt Gym in Sioux Center, Iowa.

Dordt totaled 215 points in the voting done by 13 coaches.  The Defenders are 15 points out of no. 12 and 17 points shy of no. 11.  Dordt stands nine points in front of Ave Maria (Fla.) in no. 14.

Dordt is one of three GPAC teams in the poll this week with Northwestern holding on to the no.5 spot and Doane slipped seven spots to no. 24 with a pair of losses last week.  Hastings is in the receiving votes category of the poll.

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