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Men's Basketball Hosts Mount Marty

Posted: February 26th, 2020
Tags: Athletics, Men's Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Basketball


The Dordt Defender men’s basketball team will host a Great Plains Athletic Conference quarterfinal round contest on Wednesday, February 26 against Mount Marty at 8:00. The games will be available on KDCR 88.5 FM and online at

THE FOE…           

The Mount Marty men are 19-11 this season and 10-10 in league play. The Lancers started the season with a 13-2 mark through January 1. In 2020 the Lancers are 6-9 and are 2-4 in their last six games.

Chris King leads the Lancers with a 20.9 points per game average and he has converted 88 three-point shots and 41 percent of his long shots and 46.8 percent of his field goals.  King is averaging nearly three assists and two steals per game. Colby Johnson has a 16.9 points per game average with 5.3 rebounds and Jordan Johnson’s average is 13.3 points per game and Jailen Billings is converting 8.4 points per game with 65 made three-point shots. Colby Johnson has 55 made three-point baskets and he is converting 47.4 percent of his three-point shots.

Mount Marty is outscoring teams 86.4-81.6 and are getting outrebounded 38.1-31.4.  The Lancers are allowing 47.8 percent field goal shooting and convert 47.3 percent of its shots. Mount Marty also makes 39.1 percent of its three-point baskets and have taken 1033 shots from behind the arc out of 1935 total field goals.


The Defender men are 22-8 this season and 13-7 in the league. The Defenders have won four games in a row and seven of their last eight contests.

Garrett Franken leads the team with a 15.9 points per game average and 7.4 rebounds with 61 assists and 16 blocks. Jesse Jansma is at 12.3 points per game and is second on the team in made three-point baskets with 50. Cade Bleeker’s average is 10.4 points per game and he gets 4.2 rebounds.  He has made a team high 64 three-point shots and is converting 46 percent of his attempts from behind the arc. Zach Bussard scores 10.0 points per game with 4.7 rebounds and Chad Barkema is good for 9.7 points per game with 4.8 rebounds. Marcus Winterfeld has a 9.2 points per game average as a reserve and Ben Gesink and Josh Van Lingen are at 7.5 and 7.2 points per game respectively. Jansma leads the Defenders with 78 and Gesink has 66. Dordt has six players with 50 or more assists and seven players who have converted 26 or more three-point shots.

Dordt is outscoring teams 86.5-76.2 and outrebound teams 39.6-36.2.  Dordt also converts 48.5 percent of its field goal tries and 39.6 percent of its three-point shots while limiting teams to 44.4 percent field goal shooting and 36.2 behind the arc.


The Mount Marty men relinquished a 53-47 halftime lead and lost to Midland on Saturday 106-93. Colby Johnson scored 28 on 9-14 shooting and was 8-9 from the free throw line and had a game high 15 rebounds. Chris King scored 19 while Jordan Johnson added 18 and Jailen Billings got 17 in the start for the Lancers. Midland converted 36-66 field goals and had a 37-29 rebounding advantage.

The Dordt men last played on Wednesday, February 19 and beat Mount Marty 92-86 behind a balanced scoring effort.  Winterfeld scored 18 and Jansma had 15 while Bussard and Franken had 14 and 13 respectively. Dordt was 32-56 shooting in the win while Mount Marty was 27-54 behind 22 points from Jordan Johnson and King chipped in with 18.  Keegan Savery and Jonah Larson scored 13 and 12 respectively.


The Dordt men swept Mount Marty this season with a 107-82 win in Sioux Center on January 8 and a regular season finale 92-86 win last week.  In the first meeting the Defenders took a 51-39 halftime lead and converted nearly 60 percent of their field goals in the game. Franken scored 23 and Jansma 17 with five players hitting for double figures. Gesink had 14 points, Bleeker 12 and Barkema 11. King scored 19 for Mount Marty and Colby Johnson scored 15 in the loss.

Last week the Dordt men beat Mount Marty 92-86 behind another balanced scoring effort.  Winterfeld scored 18 and Jansma had 15 while Bussard and Franken had 14 and 13 respectively. Dordt was 32-56 shooting in the win while Mount Marty was 27-54 behind 22 points from Jordan Johnson and King chipped in with 18.  Keegan Savery and Jonah Larson scored 13 and 12 respectively.


The Dordt-Mount Marty will face the Dakota Wesleyan-Jamestown winner on Saturday in the men’s semifinals. If Dakota Wesleyan wins the Tigers would host the game while a Jamestown win sends the Jimmies to either Sioux Center or Yankton. The other quarterfinals feature Hastings @ Morningside and Northwestern @ Concordia.

GPAC STANDINGS…(February 18)

Women’s Basketball

Concordia 21-1/28-2

Hastings 20-2/28-2

Morningside 16-6/22-8

Dordt 15-7/23-7

Dakota Wesleyan 13-9/20-10

Northwestern 12-10/17-10

Jamestown 9-13/16-14

Mount Marty 7-15/13-16

Midland 8-14/12-18

Briar Cliff 8-14/11-19

College of Saint Mary 2-20/5-25

Doane 1-21/2-25


Men’s Basketball

Morningside 18-2/26-2

Dakota Wesleyan 13-7/21-8

Dordt 13-7/22-8

Concordia 12-8/21-9

Northwestern 12-8/20-10

Mount Marty 10-10/19-11

Jamestown 9-11/18-12

Hastings 8-12/15-15

Briar Cliff 7-13/16-14

Midland 6-14/10-17

Doane 2-18/7-22



November 12­­

(W) Concordia def. Midland 93-70

(W) Northwestern def. Mount Marty 90-67

(M) Concordia def. Midland 95-71

(M) Northwestern def. Mount Marty 99-84


November 13

(W) Morningside def. College of Saint Mary 80-52

(W) Hastings def. Doane 107-55

(W) Dordt def. Dakota Wesleyan 88-86

(M) Hastings def. Doane 78-66

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Dordt 79-78


November 16

(W) Jamestown def. Doane 78-56

(W) Concordia def. Briar Cliff 113-59

(W) Hastings def. Mount Marty 65-49

(W) Morningside def. Dordt 81-78

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. Midland 71-48

(W) Northwestern def. College of Saint Mary 83-70

(M) Jamestown def. Doane 97-71

(M) Briar Cliff def. Concordia 70-69

(M) Mount Marty def. Hastings 107-105

(M) Morningside def. Dordt 96-88

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Midland 85-65


November 20

(W) Morningside def. Doane 99-45

(W) Briar Cliff def. Mount Marty 79-72

(W) Dordt def. Northwestern 92-84

(W) Jamestown def. Dakota Wesleyan 71-69

(W) Concordia def. College of Saint Mary 127-51

(M) Morningside def. Doane 69-32

(M) Mount Marty def. Briar Cliff 110-96

(M) Dordt def. Northwestern 86-68 

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Jamestown 75-65


November 23

(W) Dordt def. Briar Cliff 93-58

(W) Hastings def. Morningside 76-69

(W) Northwestern def. Jamestown 78-51

(W) Midland def. College of Saint Mary 71-54

(M) Dordt def. Briar Cliff 82-63

(M) Morningside def. Hastings 95-77

(M) Northwestern def. Jamestown 103-94


November 25

(W) Mount Marty def. Jamestown  55-53

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. Briar Cliff 74-55

(M) Mount Marty def. Jamestown 93-88 (ot)

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Briar Cliff 88-73


November 27

(W) Hastings def. Midland 73-58

(M) Midland def. Hastings 85-74


December 4

(W) Concordia def. Doane 110-47

(W) Northwestern def. Briar Cliff 75-56

(W) Morningside def. Midland 89-66

(W) Dordt def. Jamestown 77-58

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. Mount Marty 73-42

(W) Hastings def. College of Saint Mary 104-53

(M) Concordia def. Doane 83-77 (ot)

(M) Northwestern def. Briar Cliff  85-83 (ot)

(M) Morningside def. Midland 92-66

(M) Jamestown def. Dordt 110-107 (ot)

(M) Mount Marty def. Dakota Wesleyan 106-98


December 7

(W) Dordt def. Midland 77-58

(W) Mount Marty def. Doane 83-60

(W) Morningside def. Briar Cliff 95-55

(W) Concordia def. Dakota Wesleyan 100-72

(W) Hastings def. Northwestern 72-62

(W) Jamestown def. College of Saint Mary 61-47

(M) Dordt def. Midland 96-87

(M) Mount Marty def. Doane  69-61

(M) Morningside def. Briar Cliff 81-72

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Concordia 77-57

(M) Northwestern def. Hastings 93-76


December 11

(W) Concordia def. Morningside 88-77

(M) Morningside def. Concordia 72-71


December 12

(W) College of Saint Mary def. Doane 61-49


December 14

(W) Hastings def. Dordt 88-69

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. Doane 98-41

(W) Northwestern def. Midland 95-87

(W) Morningside def. Jamestown 62-57

(W) Concordia def. Mount Marty 80-50

(W) College of Saint Mary def. Briar Cliff 58-56

(M) Dordt def. Hastings 70-68

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. 79-51

(M) Northwestern def. Midland 99-86

(M) Morningside def. Jamestown 76-68

(M) Mount Marty def. Concordia 97-70


January 2

(W) Dordt def. Doane 80-47

(W) Hastings def. Briar Cliff 79-63

(W) Concordia def. Northwestern 97-81

(W) Morningside def. Mount Marty 64-62

(W) Jamestown def. Midland 85-76

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. College of Saint Mary 81-65

(M) Dordt @ Doane 91-55

(M) Briar Cliff def. Hastings 90-87

(M) Concordia def. Northwestern 88-65

(M) Morningside def. Mount Marty 91-87

(M) Jamestown def. Midland 72-69


January 4

(W) Concordia def. Dordt 69-55

(W) Hastings def. Jamestown 77-52

(W) Northwestern def. Doane 85-44

(W) Midland def. Briar Cliff 72-43

(W) Morningside def. Dakota Wesleyan 84-62

(W) Mount Marty def. College of Saint Mary 72-66

(M) Concordia def. Dordt 91-79

(M) Hastings def. Jamestown 79-65

(M) Northwestern def. Doane 97-95 2ot

(M) Midland def. Briar Cliff 99-86

(M) Morningside def. Dakota Wesleyan 74-60


January 8

(W) Hastings @ Concordia 66-59

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. Northwestern 82-56

(W) Dordt def. Mount Marty 74-71

(W) Midland def. Doane 79-68

(M) Concordia def. Hastings 83-62

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Northwestern 73-69

(M) Dordt def. Mount Marty 107-82

(M) Midland def. Doane 80-72


January 11

(W) Briar Cliff def. Doane 71-51

(W) Morningside def. Northwestern 76-66

(W) Concordia def. Jamestown 105-56

(W) Mount Marty def. Midland 87-85 ot

(W) Dordt def. College of Saint Mary 86-59

(M) Doane def. Briar Cliff 81-71

(M) Morningside def. Northwestern 98-69

(M) Concordia def. Jamestown 86-74

(M) Mount Marty def. Midland 96-89


January 15

(W) Morningside def. Doane 87-53

(W) Jamestown def. Briar Cliff 71-67 ot

(W) Hastings def. Midland 84-72

(W) Mount Marty def. Northwestern 67-65

(W) Dordt def. Dakota Wesleyan 74-70

(W) Concordia def. College of Saint Mary 108-64

(M) Morningside def. Doane 68-41

(M) Jamestown def. Briar Cliff 95-86

(M) Hastings def. Midland 90-70

(M) Mount Marty def. Northwestern 89-79

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Dordt 71-70


January 18

(W) Concordia def. Briar Cliff  76-64

(W) Morningside def. Dordt 90-65

(M) Concordia def. Briar Cliff 83-72

(M) Morningside def. Dordt 88-81


January 19

(W) Hastings def. Mount Marty 82-62

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. Midland 80-62

(M) Hastings def. Mount Marty 87-70

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Midland 73-59


January 20

(W) Jamestown def. Doane 78-48

(W) Northwestern def. College of Saint Mary 99-59

(M) Jamestown def. Doane 81-70


January 22

(W) Briar Cliff def. Northwestern 77-67

(W) Hastings def. Dakota Wesleyan 82-58

(W) Morningside def. Concordia 85-61  

(M) Northwestern def. Briar Cliff 89-76

(M) Hastings def. Dakota Wesleyan 73-64

(M) Morningside def. Concordia 85-72


January 23

(W) Dordt def. Jamestown 80-58

(W) Doane def. College of Saint Mary 72-63

(M) Dordt def. Jamestown 77-75


January 25

(W) Dordt def. Doane 76-59

(W) Hastings def. Briar Cliff 78-54

(W) Morningside def. Mount Marty 91-63

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. College of Saint Mary 80-56

(M) Dordt def. Doane 76-59

(M) Hastings def. Briar Cliff 96-88

(M) Morningside def. Mount Marty 91-72


January 26

(W) Jamestown def. Midland 52-49

(M) Jamestown def. Midland 102-60


January 29

(W) Briar Cliff def. Mount Marty 80-61

(W) Hastings def. Morningside 85-80 ot

(W) Concordia def. Northwestern 91-76

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. Jamestown 69-57

(W) Midland def. College of Saint Mary 65-51

(M) Briar Cliff def. Mount Marty 100-90

(M) Morningside def. Hastings 81-70

(M) Concordia def. Northwestern 86-82

(M) Jamestown def. Dakota Wesleyan 82-75


February 1

(W) Mount Marty def. Doane 70-47

(W) Morningside def. Briar Cliff 91-72

(W) Hastings def. Northwestern 82-71

(W) Dordt def. Midland 90-82

(W) Concordia def. Dakota Wesleyan 69-67

(W) Jamestown def. College of Saint Mary 56-52

(M) Mount Marty def. Doane 86-60

(M) Briar Cliff def. Morningside 94-83

(M) Northwestern def. Hastings 76-64

(M) Dordt def. Midland 100-79

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Concordia 71-50


February 5

(W) Concordia def. Doane 102-77

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. Briar Cliff 83-79

(W) Northwestern def. Dordt 91-76

(W) Midland def. Morningside 78-73

(W) Jamestown def. Mount Marty 64-48

(W) Hastings def. College of Saint Mary 70-56

(M) Doane def. Concordia 64-59

(M) Briar Cliff def. Dakota Wesleyan 83-74

(M) Northwestern def. Dordt 89-82

(M) Morningside def. Midland 102-77

(M) Jamestown def. Mount Marty 94-82


February 8

(W) Hastings def. Jamestown 65-51

(W) Northwestern def. Doane 82-55

(W) Concordia def. Dordt 74-56

(W) Midland def. Briar Cliff 82-71

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. Morningside 95-93

(W) College of Saint Mary @ Mount Marty

(M) Jamestown def. Hastings 80-71

(M) Northwestern def. Doane 83-73

(M) Dordt def. Concordia 86-76

(M) Midland def. Briar Cliff 96-89

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Morningside 78-75


February 12

(W) Briar Cliff def. Dordt 83-65

(W) Midland def. Doane 70-65

(W) Concordia def. Hastings 53-46

(W) Northwestern def. Jamestown 77-70

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. Mount Marty 74-66

(M) Dordt def. Briar Cliff 92-86

(M) Midland def. Doane 83-73

(M) Concordia def. Hastings 83-77

(M) Northwestern def. Jamestown 101-98

(M) Mount Marty def. Dakota Wesleyan 72-61


February 15

(W) Dordt def. Hastings 66-64

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. Doane 84-48

(W) Northwestern def. Midland 78-71

(W) Morningside def. Jamestown 74-60

(W) Concordia def. Mount Marty 94-51

(W) Briar Cliff def. College of Saint Mary 88-75

(M) Dordt def. Hastings 89-66

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Doane 79-64

(M) Northwestern def. Midland 76-73

(M) Morningside def. Jamestown 111-85

(M) Concordia def. Mount Marty 98-74


February 19

(W) Hastings def. Doane 95-59

(W) Briar Cliff def. Jamestown 77-70 ot

(W) Northwestern def. Dakota Wesleyan 63-58

(W) Concordia def. Midland 75-68

(W) Dordt def. Mount Marty 63-42

(W) Morningside def. College of Saint Mary 79-47

(M) Hastings def. Doane 84-74

(M) Briar Cliff def. Jamestown 91-83

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Northwestern 93-76

(M) Concordia def. Midland 89-83

(M) Dordt def. Mount Marty 92-86


February 22

(W) Briar Cliff def. Doane 69-50

(W) Hastings def. Dakota Wesleyan 80-52

(W) Morningside def. Northwestern  78-68

(W) Concordia def. Jamestown 76-66

(W) Midland def. Mount Marty 95-70

(W) Dordt def. College of Saint Mary 93-45

(M) Briar Cliff def. Doane 74-66

(M) Hastings def. Dakota Wesleyan 70-62

(M) Morningside def. Northwestern 96-71

(M) Concordia def. Jamestown   101-92 ot

(M) Midland def. Mount Marty 106-93