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

Augie Men Roll At Concordia-St. Paul



Bookmark and Share

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Daniel Jansen scored a season-high 21 points to go along with a season-high eight rebounds to lift Augustana to an 87-75 road victory over Concordia University, St. Paul on Friday night. The Vikings (13-4, 9-4 NSIC) had five players score in double-digits for the second straight game in the win. Concordia-St. Paul (3-14, 1-12 NSIC) was led by a career-high 28 points by Cole Olstad.

Cameron McCaffrey added 14 points and six assists for Augustana while Yuriy Malashenko matched his career-high with 13 points. Malashenko finished the game 5 of 7 from the field, including 2 of 4 from 3-point range. Jamall Taylor added a season-high 12 points for the Vikings while Alex Richter contributed 10 points.

The Golden Bears got most of its scoring from two players as Terez VanPelt finished with 21 points for the CU.

Augustana finished the game shooting a season-high 52.5 percent (32 of 61) from the field, including 8 of 18 from 3-point range.

The Vikings dominated the glass in the game, finishing with 40 rebounds to just 28 for the Golden Bears. Four Vikings finished with five or more rebounds in the contest, led by Jansen's eight. Augustana scored 44 points in the paint and 15 second-chance points taking it to the Golden Bears down low.

Augustana and Concordia-St. Paul battled back-and-forth in the first half with neither team jumping out to a big lead. The first half saw six tie scores and eight lead changes alone.

Augustana trailed by one at 31-30 with 5:09 remaining in the first half but the Vikings reeled off a 12-0 run to take a 10-point 41-31 lead with 2:04 left in the half. Concordia-St. Paul would score the only basket in the final two minutes of the half as Augustana held a 41-33 halftime lead.

Augustana shot 54.8 percent from the field in the first half, including 4 of 9 (44.4 percent) from 3-point range.  Jansen led the Vikings with 11 points in the half while Olstad had 14 first-half points for the Golden Bears.

Concordia-St. Paul came out firing in the second half, cutting Augustana's lead to four at 48-44 with 15:22 to go in the game. Taylor answered with a jumper for the Vikings and Shea Mandli followed with a fastbreak bucket to make the score 48-44 in favor of the Vikings.

From there the Vikings went on a 15-2 run to make the score 61-46 with 9:30 remaining in the game. Augustana led by as much as 17 points in the final nine minutes of the half as the Vikings went on to take the 87-75 road win.

Augustana will close-out the short two-game road trip tomorrow night, taking on seventh-ranked Minnesota State University at 6 p.m. at the Taylor Center in Mankato, Minn. 

-Courtesy Augustana Athletics
< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
     

Confident Coyotes Set Scoring Record  story with video

VERMILLION, S. D. --  Amy Williams South Dakota Coyotes probably expected a ...

O'Gorman Girls Roll Past Riders  story with video

SIOUX FALLS, S. D. --  The top-ranked O'Gorman girl's basketball team handled a shorthanded ...

Lincoln Staves Off O'Gorman, Dells Dumps Tea  story with video

The top-ranked Lincoln Patriot boy's basketball team won a ...

USD Women set school record for points  story with video  Dec. 18

Balanced attack leads SDSU over Arkansas/Little Rock  story with video  Dec. 18

Marshall, Jacks win in OT  Dec. 18

Bos hits game-winner for Coyotes  story with video  Dec. 18

Weber enjoying first job as a head coach  Dec. 18

KDLT Sports Stories
     

Sioux Falls Stampede Honor Longtime Fan  story with video

Over the years, Max Honke has collected a drawer full of ...

O'Gorman Students Help Moms In Need

Moms in need across the Sioux Empire are receiving an early Christmas ...

Bob Seger Bringing Tour To Sioux Falls

Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band have announced that they are ...

AG: Sisseton Killings Result Of Dom. Violence  Dec. 19

Updates In Sisseton Shooting Investigation  story with video  Dec. 19

SF Teen Faces Kidnapping, Assault Charges   Dec. 19

SF Police Probe Motel Robbery  Dec. 19

Rapid City Man Found Dead Under Bridge  Dec. 19

KDLT News Archive
     
Back To Top