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GPAC Semifinal With Midland Saturday

February 22, 2013

GAMETIME… Dordt College will host Midland in Great Plains Athletic Conference semifinal action on Saturday, February 23 at 3:00.  The game will be broadcast on KDCR 88.5 FM and there will be a video webstream available at www.dordt.edu.athletics.  Results and updates will be available at https://twitter.com/dcathletics  and at www.dordt.edu/athletics when complete.

SCOUTING REPORT… Midland is 19-11 overall and finished the GPAC season with a 12-8 record.  The Warriors started the season with a 4-5 record before running off seven wins in a row from December 8 to January 2.  A three game losing streak followed by a four game winning streak put them 15-8.  The Warriors had another three game winning streak halted on Saturday, February 16 when they lost an 89-86 decision to Northwestern in Orange City.

The Warriors score 76.1 points per game and allow 68.1 points per outing while holding a 35.6-31.9 rebounding advantage.  Midland converts 48 percent of their field goals while opponents are making 45.8 percent of the field goals they attempt.  As a team Midland is making 58.9 percent of its free throws and they have turned the ball over 11.3 times per game while forcing 15 turnovers per outing.

James Parrott has a 19.0 points per game average to lead the Warriors and he is grabbing 5.5 rebounds per game.  He makes 51.4 percent of his field goals and 33.6 percent of his three-pointers.  Ben Imig is good for 12.6 points per game and has a team high 110 assists in 30 games played.  Jerome Vaughn and Galen Gullie average 10.6 and 10.5 points per game with Vaughn making 65.8 percent of his field goals and he rebounds at a 7.0 per game clip.  Dylan Travis has played in 24 games and has a 7.3 scoring average.

DEFENDER NOTES… The Defenders are 24-6 this season and finished the Great Plains Athletic Conference schedule with a 15-5 record and a runner-up finish in the league standings.  The Defenders started the season with six straight wins before losing three games on the road from November 17 to December 8 at which point they stood 9-3.  A six game winning streak ensued as the Defenders built their record to 15-3.  Two more road losses dropped the Defenders to 16-5 two out of three games in a one week span. Since that point the Defenders have won eight of nine with the lone setback an overtime loss on the road to Northwestern.

Dordt is outscoring teams 81.3-69.3 and they hold a 39.2-30.3 rebounding advantage.  The Defenders are converting 50.3 percent of their field goal attempts and limit opponents to 43.0 percent success.  The Defenders have turned the ball over an average of 13.6 times per game while opponents have given it up 12.1 times per outing. 

Cliff Warner and Trevor Wolterstorff lead the Defenders in scoring with 14.8 and 14.4 points per game respectively.  Warner is making 46.0 percent of his three-point shots and has given out 3.6 assists per game.  Wolterstorff is converting 56.9 percent of his shots and leads the team in rebounds per game with a 6.7 average.  Jordan Vogel is good for 13.1 points and 5.2 rebounds per game and has 29 blocked shots in 30 games.  Chris Sievers and Austin Katje each average 10.3 points per game with Katje converting 47 three-pointers this season—second on the team to Warner’s 109.  Sievers has lifted his field goal percentage to 54.3.  Kyle Lindbergh is scoring 7.1 points per game and has a 6.0 rebounding average while Shawn Keizer is converting 4.7 points per game with 3.7 rebounds.

NEXT… The winner advances to the GPAC Finals on Tuesday, February 26 at the home of the highest remaining seed in the tournament.

LAST TIME… Midland used a 45-28 halftime advantage to roll to an 84-60 win over Hastings in the quarterfinals on Tuesday.  The Warriors converted 32-55 field goals and 11-17 three-point tries on the way to the win in a game that wasn’t close after the first ten minutes.  Gullie scored 19 and made 5-6 three-point shots.  Vaughn had 18 points and five rebounds with Parrott scoring 15 and getting six rebounds with four assists and five steals.  Imig added 14 points and had four rebounds.

The Defenders led from start to finish in beating Briar Cliff on Wednesday night 91-76.  Dordt was 30-54 from the floor and held a 40-24 rebounding advantage as they went over 90 points scored for the seventh time this season.  Chris Sievers scored 23 in a reserve role, converting 8-10 field goals and he had six rebounds.  Trevor Wolterstorff added 17 and nabbed eight rebounds.  Austin Katje was good for 12 points and Kyle Lindbergh added 11 with eight rebounds.

SERIES… Dordt leads the series 16-3 with Dordt holding a 3-2 series advantage over the last two seasons. 

Midland won the December 1 meeting in Fremont, Nebraska by a final score of 97-89.  Dordt trailed 48-43 at halftime but took the lead on several occasions in the second half.  Midland took the lead for good at the 6:06 mark and ran off 11 points in a row over a three minute span to take control of the game.  Gullie had 21 points and Parrott 19 in the win with Dylan Travis and Jalen Hueser going for 14 points each off the bench.  Jordan Vogel and Cliff Warner both had 15 points in the loss while Austin Katje and Trevor Wolterstorff both had 13.

January 12 the two teams met in Sioux Center with Dordt prevailing 78-69.  Dordt was down 37-33 at halftime and trailed 55-47 with 13:21 left in the game.  Dordt went to take the lead and the game was played evenly with eight ties, the last at 67-67 with 3:33 left in the contest.  Dordt scored 11 of the next 13 points to forge the win.  Parrott had 15 points in the loss and Imig added 13.  Vogel led Dordt with 15 and Wolterstorff had 14 points and 11 rebounds.  Sievers added 13 and Warner 12.

These two teams also met in the GPAC semifinals with Dordt winning in Sioux Center 68-61.  Dordt held a slight 32-31 halftime lead and never pulled away until the final five minutes to eliminate the Warriors from the field.  The Defenders held a 38-24 rebounding edge and they made 22-25 free throws.  Warner led Dordt with 21 points and four assists.  Lindbergh scored 16 and had six rebounds with four assists.  Vogel added 14 points and nine rebounds.  Alex Knobbe and Ben Imig each had 11 for the Warriors and Gullie added nine in a reserve role.

RANKINGS...
Women’s Poll (February 20)
#2-Morningside
#7-Concordia
#8-Northwestern
#14-Briar Cliff
RV—Dakota Wesleyan

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

GPAC STANDINGS…(Final)
Women
Morningside 17-3/26-4
Concordia  16-4/25-5
Northwestern  15-5/22-6
Briar Cliff 13-7/23-8
*Dakota Wesleyan 11-9/20-11
*Mount Marty  10-10/16-14
*Dordt College 10-10/16-15
*Hastings  10-10/15-16
*Midland   6-14/12-18
*Nebraska Wesleyan 1-19/3-22
*Doane   1-19/6-22

Men
Northwestern 17-3/24-5
Dordt   15-5/24-6
Midland  12-8/19-11
*Doane  11-9/21-10
*Hastings 11-9/20-11
Morningside 11-9/17-14
*Briar Cliff 10-10/19-12
*Dakota Wesleyan 9-11/14-17
*Nebraska Wesleyan 8-12/13-12
*Mount Marty  4-16/8-21
*Concordia  2-18/6-22

*-eliminated from tournament

GPAC TOURNAMENT…
GPAC Men's Basketball Quarterfinals – Wednesday, February 20
#1 Northwestern College 77, #8 Dakota Wesleyan University 63
#5 Morningside College 69, #4 Doane College 66
#3 Midland University 84, #6 Hastings College 60
#2 Dordt College 91, #7 Briar Cliff University 76

GPAC Men's Basketball Semifinals – Saturday, February 23
#5 Morningside (17-14) at #1 Northwestern (24-5), 3pm
#3 Midland (19-11) at #2 Dordt (25-6), 3pm

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

GPAC Women's Basketball Quarterfinals – Wednesday, February 20
#1 Morningside College 66, #8 Hastings College 44
#4 Briar Cliff University 80, #5 Dakota Wesleyan University 67
#3 Northwestern College 89, #6 Mount Marty College 63
#2 Concordia University 75, #7 Dordt College 63

GPAC Women's Basketball Semifinals – Saturday, February 23
#4 Briar Cliff (23-8) at #1 Morningside (26-4), 3pm
#3 Northwestern (22-6) at #2 Concordia (25-5), 3pm
GPAC Women'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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