Sioux City, Iowa — The Dordt College Defender men’s basketball team took a 70-63 win over Morningside on Wednesday night in Great Plains Athletic Conference play to get above .500 in league play. The Defenders led the entire second half but had to fight off the Mustangs at the end for their fourth win of the conference season.
Dordt is now 10-3 overall and 4-3 in the GPAC while the hosts go to 5-7 overall and 3-3 in the league.
Dordt hosts Briar Cliff on Saturday while Morningside is home with Midland.
In women’s basketball action,
The Dordt College Defender women’s basketball team came up a possession short in an upset bid of the Morningside Mustangs on Wednesday night in Sioux City. The Defenders fell behind in the second half but scored nine of the last 11 points but couldn’t get a game tying shot to go in the closing seconds to fall to the no. 3 ranked Mustangs 64-62.
Dordt is now 7-8 overall and 3-4 in the league and will host Briar Cliff on Saturday. Morningside is 10-1 overall and 5-1 in the conference and will host Midland on Saturday.