|December 05, 2014||1st||2nd||Final|
St. Cloud State
|Stats at a Glance||SCSU||BSUM|
|FG Percentage||.453 (29-64)||.434 (23-53)|
|3P FG Percentage||.467 (7-15)||.105 (2-19)|
|FT Percentage||.697 (23-33)||.708 (17-24)|
Best - 6
Anderson - 2
Fort - 2
Poydras - 2
Poydras - 1
BEMIDJI, Minn. (BSU Gymnasium) – The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team started the weekend off hosting St. Cloud State University where the Huskies gave the Beavers their first loss, 88-65.
Bemidji State, now 5-1 overall and 1-1 in NSIC action will be back at home Saturday evening against University of Minnesota Duluth to end its seven-game home stand. Tip off is set for 6 p.m. from BSU Gymnasium. The Huskies improve to 4-2 overall and 2-0 in the NSIC with the win.
The Huskies charted five players in double-digits, including three starters, while the Beavers posted two in double figures. BSU ended the night pulling down 27 rebounds to the Huskies 38. The teams shot comparable from the field, as SCSU was 45.3 percent and the Beavers charted a 43.4 percent rating.
- The Beavers were led in scoring by DJ Anderson and Dillon Floyd. Anderson scored a career-high 15 points including seven from the free throw line while Floyd dropped in 13 points going 5-of-6 from the field.
- Ben Best and Shane White each had six rebounds to lead the team.
- BSU was 70.8 percent from the free throw line.
- As a team, BSU charted 38 points in the paint and its bench marked 36 points.
- Scottie Stone led the team in scoring with 15 points. Stone shot 5-of-9 from the field and was 2-of-3 from three range.
- Jordan Poydras scored 14 points and pulled down seven rebounds.
- Leading the Huskies rebounding was James Fort with nine boards and he added 13 points in his 23 minutes of action.
- For the second straight game, first-year forward Jon Averkamp scored ten points and tallied seven rebounds.
- The Huskies scored 25 points off of turnovers and the bench accounted for 38 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).