February 14, 20151st2ndFinal
Bemidji State393776
Minot State345084
Stats at a GlanceBSUMMINOT
FG Percentage.444 (24-54) .612 (30-49)
3P FG Percentage.444 (12-27) .538 (7-13)
FT Percentage.889 (16-18) .810 (17-21)
Offensive Rebounds95
Defensive Rebounds1622
Total Rebounds2527
Bench Points2027
PointsPekarek - 24
Rudolph - 22
ReboundsPekarek - 5
Best - 5
Rudolph - 10
AssistsWomack - 4
Zimmerman - 4
Mertens - 5
McDonald - 5
StealsWomack - 2
Korf - 4
BlocksWhite - 2
Prosser - 3
First half not enough as Beavers fall at Minot State, 84-76
Saturday, February 14, 2015
First half not enough as Beavers fall at Minot State, 84-76

MINOT, N.D. – The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team got off to a great start leading at halftime over Minot State University but was unable to hang on in the second to fall in its final regular season road game by a final score of 84-76.

Bemidji State moves its record to 8-16 overall and 4-16 in NSIC play with the loss, while Minot State improves to 14-12 overall and 9-11 in conference action. BSU is back in action to end the 2014-15 regular season at home as it plays host to Minnesota State University Moorhead and Northern State University, Feb. 20-21.  

Bemidji State Highlights

  • BSU finished with 12 3-pointers in the game and shot 44 percent from the floor.
  • The Beavers had four in double figures as Christian Pekarek led all scorers with a career-high 24 points. He hit four 3-pointers and added five rebounds in the loss.
  • Irvin Womack added three 3s and scored a career-high 15, while Clayton Elrod knocked down three more triples and 11 points.
  • Shane White also charted 11 points in the game and added four rebounds and two blocks.

Minot State Highlights

  • Tyler Rudolph and Lamont Prosser helped Minot State to a 32-22 advantage in the paint as the duo combined for 37 points.
  • Rudolph was all over the court as he finished with a block and a steal to go along with his first career double-double, scoring a team-high 22 points and pulling down 10 rebounds.
  • Prosser contributed 15 points and added two rebounds.
  • Also scoring double-digits was Thomas Korf (14), Everett Robinson (13) and Nathan Mertens (10).
  • Minot State finished the night shooting 61 percent from the floor and went 54 percent from beyond the arc. MSU also went 17-for-21 from the charity stripe.

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).