Blue Hawks Take Down the Bears 73-61

Blue Hawks Take Down the Bears 73-61

DICKINSON, ND- The Dickinson State University Men's Basketball team defeated the Rocky Mountain College Bears 73-61 Friday night in the 2015 Milanovich Classic in Scott Gymnasium.

The Blue Hawks took a 33-26 lead into halftime over the Bears. Dickinson State shot 38 percent from the field and 30 percent from three while the Bears shot 23 percent from the field and 13 percent from three in the first half.

Dickinson State never let the lead go the rest of the game, outscoring the Bears 40-35 in the second half. The Blue Hawks finished the game shooting 44 percent from the field, 31 percent from three and 93 percent from the line while the Bears shot 32 percent from the field, 18 percent from three and 82 percent from the line.

The Blue Hawks tallied 42 total rebounds, six assists, 24 turnovers, two blocks and five assists in the win while the Bears finished with 36 rebounds, five assists, 17 turnovers, two blocks and nine steals in the loss.

Julian Vasquez led the Blue Hawks with 26 points while Curtis Redd recorded 12 points and Stephon Dafney had 11 points in the victory.

Dickinson State is now 4-2 overall and 0-0 NSAA. The Blue Hawks finish the 2015 Milanovich Classic on Saturday at 7:00 PM (MDT) when they face off with Carroll College.

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