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Dordt-Briar Cliff Men's Basketball Wednesday

February 19, 2013

GAMETIME… Dordt College will host Briar Cliff in a Great Plains Athletic Conference basketball tournament quarterfinal round game on Wednesday, February 20 at 7:00 at the De Witt Gym.  There will be a video webstream available at www.dordt.edu/athletics and the game can be heard at www.kdcr.dordt.edu.  Results and updates will be available at https://twitter.com/dcathletics  and at www.dordt.edu/athletics when complete.

SCOUTING REPORT… Briar Cliff is 19-11 overall and 10-10 in the GPAC this season.  The Chargers started the season with a 9-3 mark before losing two out of three games in early to mid-December.  The Chargers than went on a six game winning streak from December 28 through January 9 and stood 16-5 at that point.  The last nine games for Briar Cliff have consisted of two three-game losing skids and one three-game winning streak. 

The  Chargers average 75.8 points per game and allow 72.4 points per outing and they hold a 37.4-35.6 rebounding advantage.  Briar Cliff is converting 43.4 percent of its field goals and allows opponents to make 45.1 percent of their field goals. 

Jake Shipley tops the team with a 16.8 points per game average to go with 5.0 rebounds and he is making 47.4 percent of his field goals.  Taylor Murren adds 13.5 points per game and Turner Fahey is knocking down 9.3 points per game with 3.2 rebounds.  Zach Otting contributes 8.9 points per game and Clay Harreld is scoring 7.9 points per game.  John Engler, Ricky Torres and Michael Collison all score at a rate of slightly more than five points per game.  Fahey leads the team with 88 assists and Murren has a team high 34 steals.

DEFENDER NOTES… The Defenders are 23-6 overall and 15-5 in the GPAC.  Dordt started the game with six wins in a row before losing two out of three games.  The Defenders were 15-3 at one point before losing two out of three again from January 9 to January 16.  Dordt has won four games in a row to close the regular season and seven of its last eight with the lone setback an overtime loss to Northwestern on January 30.

The Defenders average 81 points per game while allowing 69.1 points per game.  Dordt also converts 50.1 percent of its field goals and limit opponents to 42.9 percent success.  The Defenders hold a 39.2-30.6 rebounding advantage and they are converting 39.1 percent of their three-point shots.  Through 29 games the Defenders have turned the ball over 395 times while forcing opponents into 353 turnovers. 

Cliff Warner scores 15.1 points per game with 2.8 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game.  Warner has made 107-232 three-point shots for 46.1 percent success.  Trevor Wolterstorff is averaging 14.3 points per game with a team high 6.6 rebounds and he has made 57.6 percent of his shots.  Jordan Vogel is good for 13.4 points per game with 5.3 rebounds and 28 blocked shots.  Vogel makes 64 percent of his field goal attempts.  Austin Katje and Chris Sievers convert for 10.2 and 9.9 points per game respectively.  Katje has 46 made three-point baskets while Sievers has made 52.9 percent of his field goals.  Kyle Lindbergh has a 7.0 scoring average to go with 6.0 rebounds.  Shawn Keizer’s scoring average off the bench is 4.7.

NEXT… The Dordt-Briar Cliff winner will face the Hastings-Midland winner.  If Dordt wins they will host either Hastings or Midland on Saturday, February 23.  If Briar Cliff wins they would travel to either Hastings or Fremont.

LAST TIME… Briar Cliff lost an 81-75 decision to Dakota Wesleyan on Saturday night in Mitchell after trailing 43-35 at halftime.  The Chargers were outrebounded 32-31 and converted 27-60 shots from the floor and 12-29 three-point attempts.  Jake Shipley had 27 points on 10-15 shooting and he had five rebounds.  Taylor Murren had 19 points and converted five three-point shots.  Zach Otting came off the bench to score ten points and John Engler had nine rebounds with four assists.

Dordt turned away Doane on Saturday 104-73 after leading 49-43 at halftime.  Dordt converted 62.7 percent of its field goals while limiting Doane to 39.1 percent shooting.  The Defenders had a 37-32 rebounding advantage and committed 11 turnovers in the win while forcing 15.  Jordan Vogel had 22 points and six rebounds while Cliff Warner added 20 and Chris Sievers 18.  Trevor Wolterstorff and Austin Katje had 16 and ten points respectively with Warner and Shawn Keizer each accounting for three assists and Kyle Lindbergh had a game high seven rebounds with four steals.

SERIES… Briar Cliff leads the series 56-32 but Dordt has won the last three games in the series. The Defenders won the December 15 game in Sioux Center 74-58 after leading 43-30 at halftime.  Dordt converted 51.7 percent of its field goals while Briar Cliff had 31.1 percent success.  Jordan Vogel, Cliff Warner and Trevor Wolterstorff had 15 points each while Briar Cliff’s leading scorer was Turner Fahey with nine points.

Dordtwas a 42-31 winner on January 26 in Sioux City after leading 42-31 at halftime.  Dordt made 46.9 percent of its shots while Briar Cliff converted 39.6 percent.  The Defenders held a 42-27 rebounding advantage and were led by Austin Katje’s 17 points and Jordan Vogel had 16 with six rebounds.  Cliff Warner had four points and four assists with Trevor Wolterstorff getting ten points, eight rebounds and four assists.  Briar Cliff’s Taylor Murren led them with 12 points and Zach Otting added nine in reserve roll.

RANKINGS...
Women’s Poll (February 13)
#4-Morningside
#7-Concordia
#9-Briar Cliff
#10-Northwestern
RV—Dakota Wesleyan

Men’s Poll
#5-Northwestern
#13-Dordt
#24-Doane
RV-Hastings

GPAC STANDINGS…(Final)
Women
Morningside 17-3/25-4
Concordia  16-4/24-5
Northwestern  15-5/21-6
Briar Cliff 13-7/22-8
Dakota Wesleyan 11-9/20-10
Mount Marty  10-10/16-13
Dordt College 10-10/16-14
Hastings  10-10/15-15
Midland   6-14/12-18
Nebraska Wesleyan 1-19/3-22
Doane   1-19/6-22

Men
Northwestern 17-3/23-5
Dordt   15-5/23-6
Midland  12-8/18-11
Doane  11-9/21-9
Hastings  11-9/20-10
Morningside 11-9/16-14
Briar Cliff 10-10/19-11
Dakota Wesleyan 9-11/14-16
Nebraska Wesleyan 8-12/13-12
Mount Marty  4-16/8-21
Concordia  2-18/6-22

GPAC TOURNAMENT…
GPAC Women’s Basketball Quarterfinals – Wednesday, February 20

#8 Hastings (15-15, 10-10) at #1 Morningside (25-4, 17-3), 7pm
#5 Dakota Wesleyan (20-10, 11-9) at #4 Briar Cliff (22-8, 13-7), 7pm
#6  Mount Marty (16-13, 10-10) at #3 Northwestern (21-6, 15-5), 6pm
#7 Dordt (16-14, 10-10) at #2 Concordia (24-5, 16-4), 7pm
(GPAC Tiebreakers determined the 6-8 seeds of the 10-10 tied teams)

GPAC Women’s Basketball Semifinals – Saturday, February 23
#8/#1 winner vs. #5/#4 winner, Time TBA
#6/#3 winner vs. #7/#2 winner, Time TBA

GPAC Women’s Basketball Championship Tuesday, February 26
Semifinal winners at highest remaining seed, Time TBA

GPAC Men’s Basketball Quarterfinals – Wednesday, February 20

#8 Dakota Wesleyan (14-16, 9-11) at #1 Northwestern (23-5, 17-3), 8pm
#5 Morningside (16-14, 11-9) at #4 Doane (21-9, 11-9), 7pm
#6 Hastings (20-10, 11-9) at #3 Midland (18-11, 12-8), 7pm
#7 Briar Cliff (19-11, 10-10) at #2 Dordt (23-6, 15-5), 7pm
(GPAC Tiebreakers determined the 4-6 seeds of the 11-9 tied teams)

GPAC Men’s Basketball Semifinals – Saturday, February 23
#8/#1 winner vs. #5/#4 winner, Time TBA
#6/#3 winner vs. #7/#2 winner, Time TBA

GPAC Men’s Basketball Championship Tuesday, February 26
Semifinal winners at highest remaining seed, Time TBA


GPAC SCORES …

Men's Basketball
Saturday, February 16
Dordt College 104, Doane College 73
Northwestern College 89, Midland University 86
Mount Marty College 84, Concordia University 48
Morningside College 93, Hastings College 85
Dakota Wesleyan University 81, Briar Cliff University 75

Wednesday, February 13
Northwestern College 86, Dakota Wesleyan University 83
Midland University 72, Briar Cliff University 51
Hastings College 83, Concordia University 63
Morningside College 87, Mount Marty College 77
Nebraska Wesleyan University 75, Doane College 58


Saturday, February 9
Morningside College 76, Briar Cliff University 66
Dordt College 84, Concordia University 73
Midland University 63, Dakota State University 53
Nebraska Wesleyan University 63, Dakota Wesleyan University 48
Northwestern College 100, Doane College 75
Hastings College 95, Mount Marty College 68

Wednesday, February 6
Briar Cliff University 72, Concordia University 68
Dordt College 79, Dakota Wesleyan University 69
Midland University 68, Doane College 67
Northwestern College 84, Mount Marty College 60
Nebraska Wesleyan University 82, Hastings College 79

Saturday, February 2
Briar Cliff University 64, Mount Marty College 51
Dordt College 79, Hastings College 76
Northwestern College 82, Concordia University 55
Morningside College 72, Nebraska Wesleyan University 61
Dakota Wesleyan University 81, Midland University 69

Wednesday, January 30
Nebraska Wesleyan University 77, Concordia University 67
Briar Cliff University 87, Doane College 78
Northwestern College 89, Dordt College 87 (OT)
Morningside College 90, Dakota Wesleyan University 86
Hastings College 87, Midland University 75

Saturday, January 26
Dordt College 77, Briar Cliff University 58
Midland University 71, Morningside College 66
Dakota Wesleyan University 87, Doane College 83
Northwestern College 90, Hastings College 78
Nebraska Wesleyan University 57, Mount Marty College 38


Wednesday, January 23
Northwestern College 88, Briar Cliff University 77
Dordt College 89, Morningside College 68
Midland University 67, Nebraska Wesleyan University 52
Doane College 85, Concordia University 77
Dakota Wesleyan University 77, Mount Marty College 54

Saturday, January 19
Dakota Wesleyan University 79, Concordia University 63
Hastings College 82, Briar Cliff University 74
Dordt College 97, Nebraska Wesleyan University 68
Midland University 78, Mount Marty College 56
Doane College 68, Morningside College 66

Wednesday, January 16
Briar Cliff University 66, Nebraska Wesleyan University 62
Mount Marty College 77, Dordt College 60
Midland University 91, Concordia University 64
Morningside College 98, Northwestern College 81
Doane College 90, Hastings College 73


Saturday, January 12
Dordt College 78, Midland University 69
Morningside College 86, Concordia University 64
Northwestern College 79, Nebraska Wesleyan University 64
Doane College 62, Mount Marty College 59
Hastings College 90, Dakota Wesleyan University 77

Wednesday, January 9
Hastings College 84, Concordia University 75
Briar Cliff University 64, Midland University 51
Northwestern College 77, Dakota Wesleyan University 74
Morningside College 88, Mount Marty College 66
Doane College 68, Nebraska Wesleyan University 63

Saturday, January 5
Dakota Wesleyan University 103, Nebraska Wesleyan University 97 (2OT)
Dordt College 79, Concordia University 66
Northwestern College 96, Doane College 69
Hastings College 87, Mount Marty College 62
Briar Cliff University 71, Morningside College 66
Dakota State University 75, Midland University 69

Wednesday, January 2
Briar Cliff University 78, Mount Marty College 70
Dordt College 91, Hastings College 79
Midland University 82, Dakota Wesleyan University 60
Northwestern College 94, Concordia University 74
Nebraska Wesleyan University 61, Morningside College 56

Saturday, December 15
Dordt College 74, Briar Cliff University 58
Midland University 90, Morningside College 52
Northwestern College 114, Hastings College 102
Nebraska Wesleyan University 63, Mount Marty College 52
Dakota Wesleyan University 75, Doane College 72

Wednesday, December 12
Mount Marty College 80, Dakota Wesleyan University 70
Doane College 77, Concordia University 67
Dordt College 70, Morningside College 63
Midland University 56, Nebraska Wesleyan University 47


Saturday, December 8
Hastings College 88, Briar Cliff University 69
Nebraska Wesleyan University 71, Dordt College 69 (OT)
Midland University 62, Mount Marty College 54
Dakota Wesleyan University 75, Concordia University 65
Doane College 76, Morningside College 60

Wednesday, December 5
Morningside College 80, Dakota Wesleyan University 69
Dordt College 64, Northwestern College 56
Doane College 65, Midland University 64
Briar Cliff University 75, Concordia University 68
Hastings College 64, Nebraska Wesleyan University 58

Saturday, December 1
Midland University 97, Dordt College 89
Dakota Wesleyan University 91, Hastings College 79
Northwestern College 79, Nebraska Wesleyan University 68
Doane College 66, Mount Marty College 61
Morningside College 87, Concordia University 70

Wednesday, November 28
Midland University 88, Concordia University 81 (OT)
Briar Cliff University 71, Nebraska Wesleyan University 64
Dordt College 95, Dakota Wesleyan University 78
Mount Marty College 56, Northwestern College 54
Hastings College 80, Doane College 73

Tuesday, November 20
Doane College 83, Briar Cliff University 73
Dordt College 86, Mount Marty College 72
Hastings College 77, Midland University 70
Concordia University 68, Nebraska Wesleyan University 65
Northwestern College 109, Morningside College 98

Saturday, November 17
Doane College 86, Dordt College 70
Briar Cliff University 76, Dakota Wesleyan University 71
Northwestern College 88, Midland University 85
Concordia University 66, Mount Marty College 63
Morningside College 88, Hastings College 75

Wednesday, November 14
Northwestern 94, Briar Cliff 93 ot


Women's Basketball
Saturday, February 16
Dordt College 68, Doane College 59 (OT)
Northwestern College 78, Midland University 67
Concordia University 88, Mount Marty College 61
Morningside College 79, Hastings College 63
Dakota Wesleyan University 96, Briar Cliff University 72

Wednesday, February 13
Morningside College 65, Mount Marty College 54
Midland University 65, Briar Cliff University 61
Concordia University 73, Hastings College 61
Northwestern College 87, Dakota Wesleyan University 81
Doane College 62, Nebraska Wesleyan University 57

Saturday, February 9
Morningside College 85, Briar Cliff University 73
Concordia University 87, Dordt College 64
Midland University 77, Dakota State University 66
Dakota Wesleyan University 81, Nebraska Wesleyan University 53
Northwestern College 70, Doane College 65
Hastings College 78, Mount Marty College 65

Wednesday, Wednesday, February 6
Briar Cliff University 89, Concordia University 80
Dordt College 60, Dakota Wesleyan University 59
Midland University 75, Doane 73
Northwestern College 80, Mount Marty College 54
Hastings College 67, Nebraska Wesleyan University 40

Saturday, February 2
Women's Basketball
Briar Cliff University 66, Mount Marty College 44
Dordt College 73, Hastings College 66
Northwestern College 63, Concordia University 51
Morningside College 114, Nebraska Wesleyan University 49
Dakota Wesleyan University 77, Midland University 69

Wednesday, January 30
Briar Cliff University 106, Doane College 69
Northwestern College 71, Dordt College 67
Hastings College 73, Midland University 56
Concordia University 78, Nebraska Wesleyan University 54
Morningside College 78, Dakota Wesleyan University 71

Saturday,   January 26
Briar Cliff University 88, Dordt College 67
Morningside College 68, Midland University 65
Dakota Wesleyan University 88, Doane College 67
Hastings College 76, Northwestern College 63
Mount Marty College 79, Nebraska Wesleyan University 54

Wednesday, January 23
Northwestern College 87, Briar Cliff University 75
Morningside College 91, Dordt College 42
Midland University 70, Nebraska Wesleyan University 42
Concordia University 75, Doane College 63
Mount Marty College 73, Dakota Wesleyan University 69

Saturday, January 19
Dakota Wesleyan University 72, Concordia University 61
Briar Cliff University 79, Hastings College 70 (OT)
Dordt College 80, Nebraska Wesleyan University 63
Mount Marty College 81, Midland University 64
Morningside College 78, Doane College 71

Wednesday, January 16
Briar Cliff University 80, Nebraska Wesleyan University 46
Dordt College 70, Mount Marty College 63
Concordia University 80, Midland University 49
Morningside College 63, Northwestern College 60
Hastings College 59, Doane College 55

Saturday, January 12
Midland University 76, Dordt College 65
Concordia University 78, Morningside College 66
Northwestern College 80, Nebraska Wesleyan University 45
Mount Marty College 66, Doane College 37
Hastings College 63, Dakota Wesleyan University

Wednesday, January 9
Briar Cliff University 86, Midland University 72
Northwestern College 69, Dakota Wesleyan University 66
Nebraska Wesleyan University 54, Doane College 51
Mount Marty College 77, Morningside College 68

Saturday, January 5
Dakota Wesleyan University 69, Nebraska Wesleyan University 53
Dordt College 96, Concordia University 86 (2OT)
Northwestern College 73, Doane College 60
Mount Marty College 80, Hastings College 67
Morningside College 77, Briar Cliff University 71
Midland University 80, Dakota State University 68


Wednesday, January 2
Briar Cliff University 86, Mount Marty College 72
Hastings College 73, Dordt College 65
Dakota Wesleyan University 75, Midland University 65
Concordia University 71, Northwestern College 68
Morningside College 65, Nebraska Wesleyan University 50

Saturday, December 15
Dordt College 91, Briar Cliff University 74
Morningside College 77, Midland University 53
Northwestern College 77, Hastings College 45
Mount Marty College 81, Nebraska Wesleyan University 56
Dakota Wesleyan University 81, Doane College 69

Wednesday, December 12
Morningside College 64, Dordt College 62
Midland University 68, Nebraska Wesleyan University 33
Dakota Wesleyan University 70, Mount Marty College 66

Saturday, December 8
Briar Cliff University 82, Hastings College 69
Dordt College 67, Nebraska Wesleyan University 34
Mount Marty College 84, Midland University 71
Concordia University 78, Dakota Wesleyan University 58
Morningside College 69, Doane College 48

Wednesday, December 5
Concordia University 72, Briar Cliff University 65
Northwestern College 71, Dordt College 51
Midland University 65, Doane College 60
Morningside College 74, Dakota Wesleyan University 59
Hastings College 56, Nebraska Wesleyan University 49
Mount Marty College 66, Dakota State University 60

Saturday, December 1
Dordt College 70, Midland University 63
Dakota Wesleyan University 75, Hastings College 53
Northwestern College 103, Nebraska Wesleyan University 61
Mount Marty College 70, Doane College 58
Concordia University 80, Morningside College 76

Wednesday, November 28
Northwestern College 62, Mount Marty College 51
Briar Cliff University 77, Nebraska Wesleyan University 39
Dakota Wesleyan University 95, Dordt College 84
Hastings College 71, Doane College 55

Tuesday, November 27
Concordia 110, Midland 65

Tuesday, November 20

Briar Cliff University 73, Doane College 67
Mount Marty College 55, Dordt College 51
Hastings College 55, Midland University 51
Concordia University 91, Nebraska Wesleyan University 61
Morningside College 72, Northwestern College 70

Saturday, November 17
Dordt College 55, Doane College 46
Briar Cliff University 76, Dakota Wesleyan University 61
Concordia University 91, Mount Marty College 61
Northwestern College 86, Midland University 68
Morningside College 74, Hastings College 66

Wednesday, November 17
Briar Cliff 91, Northwestern 79

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