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BHSU Men's and Women's Basketball

BHSU Men's and Women's Basketball
Yellow Jacket men and women defeat Mavericks on Senior Night
BHSU Atheltics - February 18, 2018

SPEARFISH, S.D.Two players scored over 20 points, as the Black Hills State University men's basketball team defeated Colorado Mesa University, 84-74, on Saturday evening. The game was senior night for Zach McLemore, Wyatt Krogman, and student assistant coach Thomas Bush.  

Fraser Malcolm scored 21 points and had nine rebounds while Dez Stoudamire recorded 22 points and six rebounds to lead the Yellow Jackets (114-10, 11-9 RMAC). Makaleb McInnis and Connor O'Hearn each chipped in 11 points, while Krogman had six assists.

The Mavericks (11-15, 7-13 RMAC) got out to a 5-0 lead. BHSU eventually chipped away and took the lead, 19-18, with 10:04 remaining in the half when Malcolm dunked a pass from Stoudamire. The Yellow Jackets went up by as many as seven, but a 12-3 run by Colorado Mesa gave the visitors a 37-35 lead at halftime.

Brandon Hoffer knocked out a jumper to open the scoring for the Mavericks in the second half. However, the Green and Gold responded with a 20-4 run to go up by a game-high 12 points. The Mavericks got within two points with 11:32 remaining in the game, but the Yellow Jackets again pushed the lead out, earning the vital conference victory by a score of 84-74.

BHSU shot 45.5 percent from the field (25-for-55), while CMU was 48.4 percent from the floor (31-for-64). The Yellow Jackets were 13-for-22 (59.1 percent) from beyond the arc, while the Mavericks were 5-for-17 (29.4 percent) on three-pointers. BHSU was 21-for-25 (84.0 percent) from the free throw line, while Colorado Mesa was 7-for-9 (77.8 percent).  The Green and Gold outrebounded the Mavericks, 35-33.

Connor Nichols led all scorers with 27, while Emilio Acedo added 18 points for the Mavericks.

Meanwhile, Rachel Erickson scored 19 points on her Senior Night, as the Black Hills State women's basketball team defeated Colorado Mesa University, 60-54, on Saturday afternoon.

Erickson led the way for the Yellow Jackets (20-6, 14-6 RMAC), going 4-for-8 from beyond the arc. Keely Bertram recorded 11 points, five assists, and five rebounds. Julia Seamans and Lyndzi Rich each chipped in 10 points.

The first quarter was a game of runs, as Colorado Mesa (18-8, 12-8 RMAC) jumped out to a 7-0 lead at the beginning of the game, but BHSU responded with a 10-0 run of its own to take a 10-7 lead with 5:14 remaining in the first. The Mavericks then went on a 10-0 run of their own, going up 17-10. At the end of the first quarter, CMU held a 19-15 lead.

Karina Brandon made a jumper to open the scoring for the Mavericks in the second quarter, but the Yellow Jackets scored the next seven points to take a 22-21 lead with 2:50 remaining in the half. With BHSU down one, 27-26, with 1:13 left in the period, Bertram sank two three pointers to give the home team a 32-27 lead at the break.

The third and fourth quarters were essentially even between the two teams, with the Yellow Jackets never being able to lead by more than nine points, and the Mavericks unable to get closer than three points. Up four points with nine seconds left, Bertram calmly sank two free throws to seal the victory for the Yellow Jackets.

BHSU shot 39.2 percent from the field (20-for-51), while CMU was 32.1 percent from the floor (17-for-53). The Yellow Jackets were 9-for-22 (40.9 percent) from beyond the arc, while the Mavericks were 10-for-32 (31.3 percent) on three-pointers. The Green and Gold were outrebounded by CMU, 36-35.

Erin Reihle led the Mavericks in scoring with 17, while Karina Brandon added 11.



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