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Trojan men's basketball returns home Wed., heads on road Sat.
January 24, 2011
The Dakota State Trojan men's basketball team returns home on Wednesday night to begin their second-half of the DAC conference's schedule. The Trojans will host their DAC's traveling partner, Mayville State. Tip-off is slated for 7:30 p.m. or 25 minutes after the completion of the women's game at the DSU Fieldhouse.
DSU will face their final opponent from the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) on Saturday night. DSU faces their in-state rival Mount Marty at the Cimpl Arena in Yankton. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m.
Dakota State is 10-10 overall record and 2-5 in the DAC. DSU split their weekend series in North Dakota last weekend (lost to Jamestown 75-74 and defeated Valley City State 79-70). Mayville State is 7-12 and 2-5 in the conference. The Comets defeated Valley City State (66-62) and lost to Jamestown (89-74) last weekend. Mount Marty is 7-13 and will host Morningside in a conference game on Wednesday night.
The Trojans won the last meeting from Mayville State on Dec. 3, 2010 in Mayville, N.D. DSU shot 54.9 percent from the field to defeat the Comets 77-68.
Dakota State took the last three meetings from Mount Marty, including two games last season. The Trojans defeated the Lancers 52-47 on Nov. 2, 2009 (in Yankton) and a thrilling 59-58 buzzer win on Jan. 30, 2010 (in Madison).
The theme for Wednesday's game will be 'Trailer Trash.'
Wednesday's game will be available on a live video webcast from 'America One.' In addition, there will be a live stats/scoring from the game. Check on www.dsuathletics.com for more information under 'Upcoming Events.'
Radio coverage will also be available on KJAM FM 103.1 with the Trojan voice of Brian Holt.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director