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DSU men' basketball team hosts Dordt in season home opener Tuesday
November 8, 2010
The Trojan men's basketball team returns home for the first time this season on Tuesday night. Dakota State will host Dordt (IA) of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) at DSU Fieldhouse. Tip-off is slated for 8 p.m. or 25 minutes after the completion of the women's game.
Dakota State is 2-2 overall record. The Trojans are 1-2 against the GPAC teams. DSU defeated Morningside 75-57 in the USF/Famous Dave's-Subway Classic on Nov. 5. DSU suffered losses to No. 20 Dakota Wesleyan and No. 8 University of Sioux Falls.
Dordt is currently 1-2, all against the DAC teams. The Defenders lost to Mayville State 99-98 in overtime on Oct. 29. Dordt defeated Valley City State 74-71 on Nov. 5. No. 22 Jamestown defeated the Defenders 77-63 on Nov. 6.
It has been almost four years ago that Dordt and Dakota State played each other. On Dec. 12, 2006 in Sioux Center, Iowa, the Defenders hit the century-mark to defeat the Trojans 100-61.
Fans can go to Dakota State University Athletics home page - www.dsuathletics.com - and click on 'America One Live Coverage' for a live video and audio coverage. Radio coverage will be available live on KJAM FM 103.1 with the Trojan voice of Brian Holt. Live scoring/statistics will be available on www.dsuathletics.com
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director