January 24, 20151st2ndFinal
Bemidji State383169
MSU Moorhead484189
Stats at a GlanceBSUMMSUM-M
FG Percentage.407 (24-59) .483 (29-60)
3P FG Percentage.375 (9-24) .300 (6-20)
FT Percentage.857 (12-14) .926 (25-27)
Offensive Rebounds911
Defensive Rebounds2127
Total Rebounds3038
Turnovers85
Steals46
Bench Points1918
LeadersBSUMMSUM-M
PointsLutes - 21
Riewer - 24
ReboundsWhite - 7
Riewer - 6
Vaughan - 6
AssistsPekarek - 4
Riewer - 7
StealsElrod - 1
Pekarek - 1
Risseeuw - 1
Womack - 1
Vaughan - 3
BlocksRisseeuw - 2
Bemidji State goes down to No. 8 MSU Moorhead, 89-69
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Bemidji State goes down to No. 8 MSU Moorhead, 89-69

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Bemidji State men's basketball went head-to-head with No. 8 Minnesota State University Moorhead Saturday night but fell 89-69.

Bemidji State moves its record to 7-11 overall and 3-11 in league play with the loss, while the Dragons improve to a stellar 22-1 overall and 13-1 in conference action. The Beavers are back in action Jan. 30-31 as they takes to the road again to play Winona State University and Upper Iowa University, respectively.

Bemidji State Highlights

  • Senior Brock Lutes wracked up 21 points in the Beavers’ loss to the Dragons as he shot 7-of-19 from the field and 2-of-9 from three-point range.
  • Shane White was the only other Beaver to score in double-digits and led the squad with seven rebounds.
  • BSU shot 40.7 percent (24-of-59) from the field and was 37.5 percent (9-of-24) from the arc.
  • The Beavers recorded their second-best free throw percentage of the season as they went 12-for-14 for a 85.7 percent rating.
  • Going a perfect 3-of-3 from the arc was freshman Christian Pekarek for his best of the season.
  • Bemidji State did take advantage of second-chance points earning 13 points compared to MSU Moorhead’s eight.

MSU Moorhead Highlights

  • Jordan Riewer led the Dragons to victory scoring 24 points, which included going 8-for-8 from the foul line. Riewer and Tyler Vaughan both pulled down six boards to pace the rebounding efforts.  
  • Isaac Sevile marked 23 points, as he also was a perfect 7-for-7 from the charity stripe and 8-for-10 from the floor.
  • MSUM ended the night outshooting the Beavers from the field with a 48.3 percent rating and only committed five turnovers compared to BSU’s eight.
  • The Dragons held its largest lead of 20 points over the Beavers with 40 seconds left in the second half.

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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