|January 03, 2015||1st||2nd||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||MARY||BSUM|
|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)|
Edwards - 4
Edwards - 2
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.
- 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).