January 09, 20151st2nd1OT Final
Bemidji State4430680
Minnesota Duluth34401084
Stats at a GlanceBSUMUMD
FG Percentage.540 (34-63) .510 (26-51)
3P FG Percentage.316 (6-19) .267 (4-15)
FT Percentage.500 (6-12) .824 (28-34)
Offensive Rebounds114
Defensive Rebounds2622
Total Rebounds3726
Turnovers116
Steals24
Bench Points282
LeadersBSUMUMD
PointsLutes - 25
Ervin - 30
ReboundsFischer - 7
Newton - 6
Pineda - 6
AssistsWhite - 3
Byrd - 4
StealsAnderson - 2
Newton - 1
Lavery - 1
Byrd - 1
Zoelle - 1
BlocksFloyd - 1
Fischer - 1
Beavers fall in overtime battle to Minnesota Duluth, 84-80
Friday, January 9, 2015
Beavers fall in overtime battle to Minnesota Duluth, 84-80

DULUTH, Minn. – Bemidji State men's basketball kicked off a two-game road stint at University of Minnesota Duluth Friday night where it fell in an overtime battle, 84-80.

Bemidji State moves its record to 7-6 overall and 3-6 in league play with the loss, while Minnesota Duluth improves to 7-8 and 4-5 in conference action. The Beavers will return to action Jan. 10 as they end their road trip at St. Cloud State University with the tip off set for 6 p.m. from Halenbeck Hall.

Bemidji State Highlights

  • Brock Lutes was on pace tonight for the Beavers with 25 points as he shot 11-of-24 from the field and was 3-of-9 from the arc. He added six rebounds and two assists on the night.
  • Clayton Elrod charted a career-high 13 points shooting 5-of-7 from the floor. Elrod also went 2-of-2 from the charity stripe and pulled down two rebounds.
  • Shane White (12), Dillon Floyd (12) and Kaylor Zimmerman (11) rounded out double figures for the Beavers offense.
  • White’s 12 points is a new career-high.
  • Despite the loss, the Beavers outrebounded UMD 37-26.
  • BSU outshot the Bulldogs from the floor with a 54 percent rating and from beyond the arc with a 31.6 rating, while UMD was 52 percent and 26.7 percent, respectively.

Minnesota Duluth Highlights

  • The win for the Bulldogs marks the second time this season they have defeated the Beavers.
  • Brett Ervin led the charge for UMD’s offense with 30 points, going 9-of-14 from the field.
  • Brendon Pineda and Pierre Newton each charted 18 points, while teammate Taylor Lavery posted 16 to boost the UMD offense.
  • The Bulldogs recorded 17 points off turnovers and tied the game up five times before taking their final lead late into overtime.

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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