November 22, 20141st2ndFinal
Viterbo University233558
Bemidji State284169
Stats at a GlanceVUBSUM
FG Percentage.345 (19-55) .510 (25-49)
3P FG Percentage.360 (9-25) .333 (5-15)
FT Percentage.786 (11-14) .636 (14-22)
Offensive Rebounds139
Defensive Rebounds1622
Total Rebounds2931
Turnovers1715
Steals49
Bench Points1615
LeadersVUBSUM
PointsDiciaula - 18
Lutes - 16
Zimmerman - 16
ReboundsShepard - 7
Diciaula - 7
White - 8
AssistsDrummond - 5
Lutes - 6
StealsBamke - 1
Drummond - 1
Diciaula - 1
Kastenschmidt - 1
Fischer - 2
Lutes - 2
Zimmerman - 2
BlocksFischer - 1
Lutes - 1
Beavers battle to a 69-58 win over Viterbo Saturday
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Beavers battle to a 69-58 win over Viterbo Saturday

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University men's basketball team ended its weekend action Saturday night taking on Viterbo University at home. BSU stays undefeated with a 69-58 win over the V-Hawks.

The Beavers improve to 3-0 on the season while the V-Hawks are 3-4 overall. Bemidji State will end its non-conference schedule Tuesday, Nov. 25 as it plays host to University of Minnesota Morris before starting conference play on Nov. 29. Tip off is scheduled for 7 p.m. from BSU Gymnasium.

Four players including three starters scored in double digits for the Beavers while the V-Hawks had three players score in double figures. BSU shot 51 percent from the field while Viterbo went 34.5 percent from the floor. Bemidji State out rebounded Viterbo by a slim margin of 31-29.

Beavers’ Highlights

  • Kaylor Zimmerman and Brock Lutes led BSU’s scoring effort each posting 16 points. Zimmerman shot 6-of-8 from the field and 2-of-2 from three range, while Lutes was 6-of-16 from the floor and 1-of-6 from the arch.
  • Zimmerman added six rebounds, one assists and two steals with Lutes pulling down four rebounds, six assists and two steals.
  • Shane White led the Beavers rebounding as he pulled down a team-high eight in the win over Viterbo.

V-Hawks’ Highlights

  • Alex Diciaula with 18 points led the V-Hawks offense. Diciaula shot 5-of-16 from the field, 3-of-8 from three range and posted 5-of-6 from the charity stripe.
  • David Shepard and TJ Hemauer were the only other players to score in double digits with 15 and 10 points, respectively.
  • Shepard and Diciaula led the V-Hawks in rebounding each posting seven. 

Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).

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