GPAC Men’s & Women’s Basketball From December 8th

Orange City, Iowa — Daniel Van Kalsbeek scored 23 points in leading #9 Northwestern to a 77-62 win over Dakota State (S.D.) in a non-conference men’s basketball match-up played in the Bultman Center. It was the second win over DSU this season for the Red Raiders, who improved to 9-3 overall. Dakota State lost for just the second time this year, falling to 7-2.

Lincoln, Nebraska — Picking up wins on the road in Nebraska continues to be a struggle for the Defender men as they fall 71-69 in overtime to Nebraska Wesleyan Saturday afternoon (December 8). The Defenders are now 9-3 overall and 3-3 in the conference, with all three losses occurring away from the cozy confines of the DeWitt gymnasium to Nebraska-based GPAC schools. The Prairie Wolves grab their first conference win and improve to 5-4 on the year and 1-4 in GPAC play.


Other GPAC Men’s Scores from Saturday:

Hastings 88, #25 Briar Cliff 69

Midland 62, Mount Marty 54

Dakota Wesleyan 75, Concordia 65

#14 Doane 76, Morningside 60


In Women’s GPAC action:

New Ulm, Minn — Eighth-ranked Northwestern College cruised to its fourth straight win as they defeated Martin Luther College (Minn.) 102-57 in a non-conference women’s basketball game played Saturday in New Ulm, Minn. The Red Raiders improved to 9-3 this season.

Lincoln, NE — The Dordt College women’s basketball team traveled to Lincoln Saturday, and held Nebraska Wesleyan to just 17.7% shooting and rolled to a 67-34 GPAC road win. The Defender women improve to 6-7 on the year and 3-3 in the GPAC while the Prairiewolves fall to 1-8 this season and 0-5 in the conference.


Other GPAC Women’s Scores from Saturday:

#5 Briar Cliff 82, Hastings 69

Mount Marty 84, Midland 71

#1 Concordia 78, Dakota Wesleyan 58

Morningside 69, Doane 48

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