|February 23, 2019||1st||2nd||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||BSUM||UMD-M|
|FG Percentage||.391 (27-69)||.500 (28-56)|
|3P FG Percentage||.296 (8-27)||.533 (8-15)|
|FT Percentage||NaN (0-0)||.714 (10-14)|
Rohrscheib - 1
Entwisle - 1
Bader - 2
DULUTH, Minn. (Romano Gymnasium) -- Bemidji State University men’s basketball sophomore guard Jacob Hoffman tallied 10 points in each of the first and second halves Saturday afternoon as the team fell at University of Minnesota Duluth, 74-62. Hoffman led the team with 20 points while freshman forward Cody Landwehr recorded his second straight double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Bemidji State shot out to a 7-2 lead behind baskets from junior Logan Bader, sophomore Griffin Chase and sophomore Derek Thompson while the defense held Minnesota Duluth to 1-for-6 shooting during a 3:36 stretch. UMD hit back-to-back 3-pointers to start a trade-off in leads over the next minute of the game. Bader put in a layup from junior guard Ja Morgan for a 25-24 lead, BSU’s final lead of the game.
The Bulldogs went on an 11-0 run to go up by 10 points before taking an eight-point lead at halftime, 40-32. Hoffman hit a fast break 3-pointer from Morgan to bring BSU within seven points, 44-37, before UMD went on another run, this time of 14-0. After opening the game shooting 45.2 percent (14-31) from the field in the first half, BSU shot 34.2 percent (13-38) in the second.
Hoffman ended the game shooting 8-of-16 from the field and 4-of-9 from long range while Landwehr recorded his third double-double over the last four games. Bader also hit double-figures scoring with 10 points, while Morgan tallied seven assists. Morgan moved into second all-time at BSU with 169 assists this season and trails Bryce Tesdahl in first place by 14.
Bemidji State shot 39.1 percent (27-69) from the field and 29.6 percent (8-27) from 3-point range while not attempting a free throw. The Beavers gave away just six turnovers while turning 11 Bulldogs’ turnovers into 15 points.
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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).