KDLT Home KDLT on Facebook KDLT on Twitter Get the KDLT iPhone App Get the KDLT Android App

Trojans now 14-7 after tough loss to #24 VSCU



Bookmark and Share

MADISON, S.D. – Tied at 48-48 with three minutes and 23 seconds left in the game Thursday night at the DSU Fieldhouse, the nationally-ranked Valley City State (N.D.) closed the game with a 15-6 run to earn a 63-54 Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) conference win.

Dakota State, which received votes to the latest NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball national poll, dropped their overall record to 14-7 and 2-2 A.I.I. conference record.   Valley City State, No. 24 in the national poll, lifted their overall record to 16-5 and 5-2 A.I.I.

The Trojans kicked off the game with a 7-2 lead in the first four minutes and 34 seconds.

With the Vikings leading at 23-17 (8:19 in the first-half), DSU scored six straight points to tie the game at 23-23 with 5:50 remaining before intermission.

At 25-25, VCSU outscored the Trojans 7-2 in the final 3:11 of the first-half to earn a 32-27 halftime lead.

The Vikings shot 46.2 percent from the field (12-for-26) compared to the Trojans’ 36.4 percent (12-for-33) in the first-half.  VCSU drained six 3-pointers in nine attempts (66.7 percent), while DSU was 2-for-10 from the 3-point arc.

Valley City State extended their lead to eight points on two occasions (35-27 with 19:25 remaining and 39-31 with 15:42 left). 

Dakota State went on an 11-3 scoring run to record the fifth tie of the game at 42-42 with 7:55 remaining.

With the game tied at 48-48 with 3:23 remaining, the Vikings scored 10 consecutive points in a span of two minutes to earn a 58-48 lead.

DSU could get no closer than six points on two occasions (59-53 with 49 seconds left and 60-54 with 41 seconds remaining).

Cameron Krump and Tyrone Gordon, Jr. each scored 14 points for the Trojans.  Krump was 6-for-10 from the field.  Luke Lamb added 12 points.  Terrell Newton scored nine points off the bench.

Gordon, Jr. produced eight assists and grabbed five rebounds in the game.  Lamb and Krump each had eight rebounds.  Newton dished out four assists.

Sekani Milligen had 17 points for the Vikings.  Gus Kueber added 13 points.  Dillan Ostrom had 11 points.

Kueber pulled down nine rebounds for VCSU.  John Raquel recorded eight assists.

Valley City State shot 46 percent overall from the field (23-for-50) compared to DSU’s 39 percent (23-for-58).  The Vikings were 8-for-18 from the 3-point line (44.4 perent), while the Trojans were 5-for-20 (25 percent) from the 3-point arc.

VCSU was 9-for-15 from the free-throw line (60 percent).  DSU struggled from the free-throw line, making three free-throws in nine attempts (33.3 percent).

DSU outrebounded the Vikings 38-33.

The Trojans faced their fifth ranked opponent from the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball national poll this season.  DSU is 2-3 against teams in the NAIA’s ‘Top 25’ this year.

< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
     

Lincoln sweeps city track titles  story with video

The Lincoln Patriots won both the boys and girls team titles Tuesday at the Rich ...

Cougars, SMSU split in baseball  story with video

SIOUX FALLS, S. D. (APRIL 15, 2014): After enduring a narrow 6-4 defeat in ...

Jacks outscore UND behind Splett's 2 HR's  story with video

BROOKINGS, S. D. – South Dakota State scored runs in ...

Augie softball sweeps SMSU  story with video  Apr. 15

Vikes Sweep Upper Iowa in baseball  story with video  Apr. 15

Carlson leads OG to huge lead in city golf  story with video  Apr. 14

Skyforce beat Canton, advance to semi's  story with video  Apr. 14

Horn makes sweet music for Herd!  story with video  Apr. 14

Stiemsma waived by Pelicans  Apr. 14

KDLT Sports Stories
     

Jury Sentences James McVay To Death

A jury has sentenced James McVay to die by lethal ...

Car Accident Killed SD Girls Missing Since 71  story with video

Authorities say two South Dakota girls missing ...

SD Hutterite Colony Loses 600 Hogs In Barn Fire

A Hutterite colony in southeastern South Dakota is ...

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Disrupting Flight In SD  Apr. 14

TIE Gives Glimpse Into Tomorrow's Classroom  story with video  Apr. 14

SD Cold Case Details To Be Released Tuesday  Apr. 14

Death Penalty Opponents React To Verdict  Apr. 14

No Charges In Pedestrian Fatal Near Yankton  Apr. 14

KDLT News Archive
     
Back To Top