Saints’ MBB Team Starts Season with Split in Dakota State Classic

MADISON, SD (NAIA.org) –

FRIDAY

Midland 85-79

PC

[Dakota State Classic]

  • The Saints came back from a 20-point halftime deficit to make a game of it, but they ultimately fell to the Warriors, 85-79, in their season-opener. PC was out-rebounded 43-30, and Midland did a better job shooting from the 3pt-line (8/16-9/28) & the FT line (23/27-12/20). Presentation had a 14-11 TO advantage, though, and actually shot slightly better overall from the field (45-43%).
  • PC – DJ Bonds 23 points; Brandon Doss 19p; Isaiah Cabrera 16p; Travez Nyx 15p, 9 rebounds, 5 assists
  • M – Jake Rueschoff 17p; Dominic Humm 16p; Ryan Larsen 15p; Jake Orr 11p, 7r, 5a

 

(#24) Briar Cliff 76-65

Dakota State

  • Dak – Chris Morales 11p; Manny N’tula 10p; Deshawn Kelly 10p; Ronnie Latting 9p, 7r, 6TO
  • BCU – Kyle Boerhave 23p (11/14), 11r; Matthew Stilwil 14p; Conner Groves 10p

 

 

SATURDAY

(#24) Briar Cliff

PC 93-80

[Dakota State Classic]

  • PC – Isaiah Cabrera 28; DJ Bonds 16p; Travez Nyx 13p; Jeremiah Gilyard 12p
  • BCU – Kyle Boerhave 23p; Quinn Vesey 20p, 4s; Matthew Stilwill 12p; Conner Groves 11p
  • PC out-shot BCU 57-48% & hit 11/19-3 while going 24/31 at the FT line in the win. The Saints had just 3OR’s, but BCU had only 4OR’s.

 

Midland

Dakota State 63-61

  • Dak – Deshawn Kelly 13p, 9r; Ronnie Latting 11p, 6r; Ethan Damerum 10, 9r
  • M – Ryan Larsen 19p; Jake Orr 10p, 7r; Jake Rueschhoff 10p