January 03, 20151st2ndFinal
U-Mary434386
Bemidji State374380
Stats at a GlanceMARYBSUM
FG Percentage.533 (32-60) .377 (23-61)
3P FG Percentage.353 (6-17) .294 (10-34)
FT Percentage.571 (16-28) .889 (24-27)
Offensive Rebounds108
Defensive Rebounds2822
Total Rebounds3830
Turnovers139
Steals77
Bench Points1823
LeadersMARYBSUM
PointsEdwards - 26
Lutes - 22
ReboundsEdwards - 11
Lutes - 6
AssistsMason - 4
Edwards - 4
Lutes - 5
StealsMason - 2
Edwards - 2
White - 3
BlocksDecoste - 1
Risseeuw - 1
Beavers drop a close battle to U-Mary, 86-80
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Beavers drop a close battle to U-Mary, 86-80

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State men's basketball hosted University of Mary Saturday evening at BSU Gymnasium to end its first series at home in 2015. The Beavers fell short resulting in an 86-80 loss. 

Bemidji State improves to 7-5 overall and 3-5 in league play with the victory, while U-Mary improves to 3-9 and 1-7 in conference action. The Beavers will return to action Jan. 9-10 as they go on the road to University of Minnesota Duluth and St. Cloud State University, respectively. 

Bemidji State Highlights

  • Senior Brock Lutes paced the team charting 22 points as he shot 6-of-22 from the field and 4-fo-14 from the arch. Lutes was perfect from the charity stripe going 6-of-6. He also led BSU with six rebounds and five assists.
  • DJ Anderson put up 7-of-7 free throws in his 15 points for second on the team.
  • Shane White and Kaylor Zimmerman each recorded 10 points. White also charted three steals and Zimmerman posted two.
  • The Beavers went 24-of-27 from the charity stripe to outshoot the Marauders.
  • BSU tied the game up five times but could not hold on at the end to pull off a victory.

U-Mary Highlights

  • Marquealis Edwards led the Marauders with 26 points in his 32 minutes of action. Edwards also led the team in rebounding with 11 boards, including 10 defensive boards.
  • Jaycob Velasco charted 18 points, Bryan Jefferson and Chris Mason each tallied 12 points and teammate Germain Decoste recorded 10 points to round double figure scoring.
  • The Marauders shot 53.3 percent from the field and 35.3 percent from the arch to outshoot the Beavers.
  • U-Mary charted 12 points off turnovers and added eight second-chance points.

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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