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Men's Basketball Has Non-Conference Test Monday

Posted: January 4th, 2021
Tags: Athletics, Men's Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Basketball


Dordt will travel to Madison, South Dakota for a non-conference men’s basketball game against Dakota State on Monday, January 4 at 7:00 pm.

TICKETS  no advance tickets will be available


33% attendance at Dakota State Fieldhouse (approximately 250 fans)

First Come, First In






Dakota State is 2-6 this season and 1-0 in the North Star Athletic Asssociation with a win over Bellevue to its credit. The Trojans have lost three close games in a row to Briar Cliff (79-75), Dakota Wesleyan (69-60)and Peru State (67-65).  The wins for Dakota State are victories over Bellevue and Oak Hills Christian.

The Trojans are averaging 65.3 points per game and allow 68.1.  The Trojans are also getting outrebounded 35.1-34.3 and convert 43.2 percent of their field goals while giving up 44.7 percent shooting.

Josh McGreal is scoring 17.9 points per game with 3.4 rebounds per outing and he makes 50.8 percent of his field goals. Ronnie Latting is good for 10.6 points per game and Gavin Schipper scores 10.0 points per contest and he leads the team with 17 made three-point shots. Latting is the leading rebounder with a 6.9 average. Jordan Lynn adds 8.4 points per outing and also gets 6.8 rebounds.


The Defender men are 11-4 overall and 7-4 in the GPAC and takes a four-game winning streak into the game against Dakota State. Dordt won five of its last six  and six of its last eight. 

Dordt converts 50.5 percent of its field goals while outscoring teams 82.6-75.0 and outrebound teams 38.5-33.9. Opponents make 43.3 percent of their field goals and the Defenders have converted 113 three-point shots.   

Garrett Franken scores 15.7 points per game with 7.7 rebounds and he hands out 2.5 assists per game while making 50 percent of his field goals. Jesse Jansma scores 15.7 points per game with a team high 4.0 assists per game and he is making 48 percent of his field goals. Jacob Vis is scoring 12.0 points per game with 6.5 rebounds and he is making 67.3 percent of his field goal tries and has a team high 16 blocked shots. Cade Bleeker adds 11.5 points per game and Bryce Coppock is averaging 8.0. Dejay Fykstra is converting 5.7 points per game and he make 76 percent of his field goals while Ben Gesink is averaging 5.6 points per game. Jansma has made 26 three-point shots while Bleeker and Coppock have 24 and 22 respectively.   


Dakota State lost to Peru State on Saturday night in Madison with Dakota State leading 58-48 with 8:22 remaining in the game.  Peru State didn’t take a second half lead until the buzzer on a basket by Tyrece Griggs. McGreal had 18 points and six rebounds with Brady Van Holland tossing in 12 on 4-5 three-point shooting. Gare Ewefada came off the bench to score 10 with five rebounds and five assists.

The Defenders pulled away late for a 78-63 win on Saturday over Midland. Jesse Jansma scored 15 with nine rebounds and two assists. Cade Bleeker, Jacob Vis and Bryce Coppock each had 14 and Garrett Franken added 12.  Dordt had a 41-29 rebounding advantage and converted 47 percent of its field goals while limiting Midland to 39 percent.


Dordt beat Dakota State on November 20, 2018 in the last meeting between these two teams by a score of 89-83. Franken scored 19 with 12 rebounds and Josh Van Lingen added 17 while Jesse Jansma added 16. Josh McGreal scored 24 on 10-17 shooting and Brady Van Holland had 12.


Dordt will host Mount Marty on Saturday, January 9 in a women’s and men’s basketball doubleheader starting at 2:00.


Dakota Wesleyan 8-0/12-1

Morningside     7-2/11-2

Jamestown       7-2/11-3

Concordia       8-3/11-5

Dordt           7-4/11-4

Northwestern    5-5/9-5

Briar Cliff     5-5/8-7

Mount Marty     4-6/7-8

Doane           2-9/5-11

Midland         1-9/3-10

Hastings        0-9/4-10


November 10

Concordia def. Midland 82-55


November 11

Jamestown def. Morningside 85-73

Dakota Wesleyan def. Briar Cliff 65-53


November 14

Concordia def. Northwestern 77-74

Briar Cliff def. Mount Marty 88-79

Dordt def. Midland 83-72


November 18

Northwestern def. Jamestown 91-78

Midland def. Hastings 83-66

Dakota Wesleyan def. Dordt 80-78 2ot


November 21

Northwestern def. Midland 97-79

Concordia def. Dordt 82-59

Dakota Wesleyan def. Hastings 74-70

Morningside def. Mount Marty 68-58


November 23

Jamestown def. Hastings 77-68


November 24

Morningside def. Northwestern 79-77

Mount Marty def. Midland 63-49

Dordt def. Briar Cliff 86-69


November 25

Jamestown def. Doane 79-64


November 28

Mount Marty def. Doane 75-68


November 30

Concordia def. Doane 83-66


December 2

Morningside def. Dordt 79-66

Northwestern def. Briar Cliff 98-90

Concordia def. Hastings 86-77

Doane def. Midland 68-64


December 5

Morningside def. Midland  77-73

Northwestern def. 111-79

Mount Marty def. Jamestown 80-79

Briar Cliff def. Concordia 89-75

Dordt def. Doane 73-66


December 6

Dakota Wesleyan def. Doane 93-88


December 8

Jamestown def. Dordt 91-74


December 9

Morningside def. Briar Cliff 76-58

Dakota Wesleyan def. Northwestern 82-76

Doane def. Hastings 95-72

Concordia def. Mount Marty 82-71


December 12

Dakota Wesleyan def. Mount Marty 78-66

Morningside def. Concordia 86-64

Northwestern def. Doane 98-84

Briar Cliff def. Midland 88-83

Dordt def. Hastings 106-72


December 15

Jamestown def. Briar Cliff 74-57

Concordia def. Midland 95-81


December 16

Mount Marty def. Doane 92-74

Dordt def. Northwestern 94-89

Dakota Wesleyan def. Morningside 75-60


December 18

Jamestown def. Concordia 89-87 ot


December 19

Dordt def. Mount Marty 97-80

Briar Cliff def. Doane 81-65


December 20

Morningside def. Hastings  86-67


January 2

Concordia def. Northwestern 81-74 ot

Briar Cliff def. Mount Marty 94-75

Jamestown def. Hastings 98-80

Dordt def. Midland 78-63

Dakota Wesleyan def. Doane 80-73


January 6

Morningside @ Doane

Concordia @ Dakota Wesleyan

Briar Cliff @ Hastings


January 7

Jamestown @ Midland


January 9

Hastings @ Morningside

Mount Marty @ Dordt

Jamestown @ Concordia

Dakota Wesleyan @ Midland

Doane @ Briar Cliff


January 13

Briar Cliff @ Morningside

Dakota Wesleyan @ Northwestern

Concordia @ Mount Marty

Doane @ Hastings


January 14

Jamestown @ Dordt


January 16

Morningside @ Concordia

Northwestern @ Doane

Midland @ Briar Cliff

Dordt @ Hastings


January 17

Mount Marty @ Dakota Wesleyan