Powerpoll

Men’s Basketball Team Previews
2011-12 Team Previews:

Dickinson State University Blue Hawks:
Head Coach: Ty Orton (5th season)
Phone: 701-483-2473 Fax: 701-483-0501 E-mail: ty.orton@dickinsonstate.edu
Record at DiSU: 57-59 Overall Record: 128-142
Athletic Director: Tim Daniel
Phone: 701-483-2159 Fax: 701-483-0501 E-mail: tim.daniel@dickinsonstate.edu
Sports Information: Andre Goldberg
Phone: 701-483-2710 Fax: 701-483-0501 E-mail: andre.goldberg@dickinsonstate.edu
2010-11 Season: 9-5 DAC / 16-13 overal – Tied for second in the DAC with South Dakota Mines & Jamestown College
DAC Tournament: Lost to Minot State, 75-57, in the quarterfinals
Team Stats:
Scoring Margin: 2.28 Field Goal %: 45.6%
Scoring Offense: 70.59 ppg 3pt Field Goal %: 38.6%
Scoring Defense: 68.31 ppg Free Throw %: 69.1%
Rebounding Margin: -0.79 Opponents FG%: 45.2%
Rebounding: 32.34 rpg Opponents 3pt FG%: 33.2%
Key Returnees:  (Returning starters: 4)
Matt Lee; Junior; Forward; Ogden, UT
1st team All DAC, Honorable Mention NAIA All America
2010-11 stats: 14.18 poits/gm; 57.7 FG %; 50.0 FT %; 8.54 rebounds/gm; 3.04 assists/gm; 1.54 steals/gm
John Hanstad; Junior; Guard; Dickinson, ND
2010-11 stats: 8.34 points/gm; 44.5 FG %; 46.7 3pt FG %, 70.1 FT %; 2.83 rebounds/gm
Tevin Hurd; Senior; Forward; Fairfield, CA
2010-11 stats: 7.55 points/gm; 41.1 FG %; 31.8 3pt FG %, 66.2 FFT %; 3.07 rebounds/gm; 1.21 assists/gm
Robbie Morey; Sophomore; Guard; Dickinson, ND
2010-11 stats: 2.79 points/gm; 46.4 FG %; 41.7 3pt FG %; 69.2 FT %; 1.10 rebounds/gm
Brock Boos; Sophomore; Guard; Bowman, ND
2010-11 stats: 1.81 points/gm; 29.3 FG %; 25.0 3pt FG %, 100 FT %
Key Newcomers:
Casper Hesseldal; Senior; Forward; Denmark
Pierce Brooks, Senior; Forward; Texas
Key Losses:  (Starters lost: 2)
Nate Lebsock, Guard – 1st team All DAC, DAC MVP, 2nd team NAIA All America
Dano Fagerlund, Guard/Forward
Derek Pauley, Forward

Jamestown College Jimmies:
Head Coach: Matt Murken (2nd season)
Phone: 701-252-3467 Ext. 2410 Fax: 701-253-4450 E-mail: mmurken@jc,edu
. Record at JC: 21-9 Overall Record: 21-9
Athletic Director: Lawrie Paulson
Phone: 701-252-3467 Ext. 2408 Fax: 701-253-4450 E-mail: paulson@jc.edu
Sports Information: Andrew Gideon
Phone: 701-252-3467 Ext. 5222 Fax: 701-253-4450 E-mail: agideon@jc.edu
2010-11 Season: 9-5 DAC / 21-9 overall – Tied for second in the DAC with South Dakota Mines & Dickinson State
DAC Tournament: Defeated Dakota State, 86-62, in the quarterfinals; Lost to South Dakota Mines, 61-60, in the semifinals
Team Stats: 
Scoring Margin: 8.27 Field Goal %: 47.5%
Scoring Offense: 76.23 ppg 3pt Field Goal %: 38.7%
Scoring Defense: 67.97 ppg Free Throw %: 65.8%
Rebounding Margin: 2.57 Opponents FG%: 44.9%
Rebounding: 34.40 rpg Opponents 3pt FG%: 31.3%
Note: Jamestown College led the DAC in Field Goal %; 3 point Field Goal %.& Opponents 3 point Field Goal %.
Key Returnees:  (Returning starters: 3)
BJ Mertens; Senior; Guard; Devils Lake, ND
2010-11 stats: 3.80 points/gm, 41.5 FG %, 46.3 3pt FG %, 73.3 FT %, 1.53 rebounds/gm, 1.13 assists/gm
Byron Jones; Senior; Guard; Glenarden, MD
3rd team All DAC
2010-11 stats: 11.83 points/gm, 49.6 FG %, 37.5 3pt FG %, 68.9 FT %, 2.30 rebounds/gm, 2.07 assists/gm
Brandon Robbins; Senior; Forward; Columbus, MT
2010-11 stats: 3.77 points/gm, 52.9 FG %, 38.9 3 pt FG %, 69.4 FT %, 3.20 rebounds/gm
Travis Burley; Senior; Forward; Warrenton, GA
1st team All DAC, DAC Newcomer of the Year, Honorable Mention NAIA All America
2010-11 stats: 14.20 points/gm, 52.4 FG %, 51.9 FT %, 8.80 rebounds/gm
Key Newcomers:
Devon Thomas; Junior; Forward; Gaffney, SC
Drew Preiner; Freshman; Forward; Oakdale, MN
Luke Preiner; Freshman; Guard; Oakdale, MN
Taylor Newton; Freshman; Guard; Tyler, MN
Key Losses:  (Starters lost: 4)
CJ Peeters, Forward – 1st team All DAC, Honorable Mention NAIA All America

Mayville State University Comets:
Head Coach: Justin Johnson (4th year)
Phone: 701-788-4715 Fax: 701-788-4840 E-mail: j_johnson@mayvillestate.edu
Record at MaSU: 41-73 Overall Record: 41-73
Athletic Director: Mike Moore
Phone: 701-788-4706 Fax: 701-788-4840 E-mail: m_moore@mayvillestate.edu
Sports Information: Justin Johnson
Phone: 701-788-4715 Fax: 701-788-4840 E-mail: j_johnson@mayvillestate.edu
2010-11 Season: 2-12 DAC/ 8-20 overall – Eighth place in the DAC
DAC Tournament: Lost to Black Hills State, 91-70, in the quarterfinals
Team Stats: 
Scoring Margin: -2.78 Field Goal %: 42.8%
Scoring Offense: 74.11 ppg 3pt Field Goal %: 31.8%
Scoring Defense: 76.89 ppg Free Throw %:  69.7%
Rebounding Margin: 1.36 Opponents FG%: 48.3%
Rebounding: 35.68 rpg Opponents 3pt FG%: 34.5%
Key Returnees:  (Returning starters: 2)
Cody Coauette; Junior; Forward; Fertile, MN
2010-11 stats: 2.75 points/gm, 44.7 FG %, 61.5 FT %, 1.75 rebounds/gm
Adam Edwards; Sophomore; Forward; London, England
2010-11 stats: 4.32 points/gm, 38.9 FG %, 28.8 3pt FG %, 94.1 FT %, 2.18 rebounds/gm
Bryen Pyles; Senior; Guard; Bronx, NY
2010-11 stats: 7.04 points/gm, 41.2 FG %, 33.3 3pt FG %, 71.4 FT %, 2.61 rebounds/gm, 1.70 assists/gm
Key Newcomers:
Gus Kueber; Junior; Forward; Aneta, ND
Matt Kvernum; Junior; Forward; Williston, ND
Eric Shulstad; Junior; Guard; Pelican Rapids, MN
Cody Aasness; Junior; Guard; Dalton, MN
Dexter Elliiot; Junior; Center; Grand Prairie, TX
Brady Robbins; Freshman; Guard; Cavalier, ND
Aaron Johnson; Freshman; Center; New London, MN
Jake Reynen; Junior; Guard; Culbertson, MT
Key Losses:  (Starters lost: 3)
Ross Aman, Forward
David Slesak, Center
Christian Harris, Guard
Dalonte Gibson, Guard

Valley City State University Vikings:
Head Coach: Jaff Kaminsky (6th season)
Phone: 701-845-7240 Fax: 701-845-7211 E-mail: jeff.kaminsky@vcsu.edu
Record at VCSU: 92-84 Overall Record: 361-307
Athletic Director: Jack Denholm
Phone: 701-845-7160 Fax: 701-845-7211 E-mail: jack.denholm@vcsu.edu
Sports Information: Chad Slyter
Phone: 701-845-7243 Fax: 701-845-7211 E-mail: chad.slyter@vcsu.edu
2010-11 Season: 3-11 DAC / 9-20 overall – Seventh place in the DAC
DAC Tournament: Lost to South Dakota Mine, 63-48, in the quarterfinals
Team Stats: 
Scoring Margin: -3.90 Field Goal %: 43.6%
Scoring Offense: 66.86 ppg 3pt Field Goal %: 31.3%
Scoring Defense: 70.76 ppg Free Throw %: 74.1%
Rebounding Margin: -1.10 Opponents FG%: 44.0%
Rebounding: 30.93 rpg Opponents 3pt FG%: 31.7%
Note: Valley City State led the DAC in Free Throw %
Key Returnees:  (Returning starters: 1)
Aaron Duske; Sophomore; Guard; Buffalo, MN
2010-11 stats: 11.31 points/gm, 51.5 FG %, 28.3 3pt FG %, 84.2 FT %, 5.21 rebounds/gm
Joe Bateman; Senior; Guard; Fort Lauderdale, FL
2010-11 stats: 3.59 points/gm, 43.2 FG %, 28.2 3pt FG %, 65.4 FT %, 1.24 rebounds/gm
Pat Rogers; Junior; Guard; Burnsville, MN
2010-11 stats: 1.74 points/gm, 31.3 FG %, 31.0 3pt FG %, 100 FT %
Harrison Weber; Sophomore; Center; Casselton, ND
2010-11 stats: 3.72 points/gm, 46.0 FG %, 61.5 FT %, 1.93 rebounds/gm
Jordan Schneidermann; Sophomore; Forward; Brooklyn Park, MN
2010-11 stats: 1.28 points/gm, 19.1 FG %, 84.6 FT %, 1.36 rebounds/gm
Key Newcomers:
Sylvester Walker; Senior; Forward; St. Paul, MN
Sekani Milligen; Junior; Guard; Fort Lauderdale, FL
John Raquel; Junior; Guard; Hawthorne, CA
Dillan Ostrom; Junior; Forward; Finley, ND
Grant Lindahl; Freshman; Forward; Cando, ND
Chris Embden; Freshman; Guard; Plantation, FL
Jason Perkins; Freshman; Forward; Shakopee, MN
Ty Pratt; Freshman; Center; Sunrise, FL
AJ McDonald; Freshman; Guard; Killeen, TX
Malcolm McDonald; Freshman; Forward; Killeen, TX
Anthony Saavedra; Freshman; Center; Monticello, MN
Key Losses:  (Starters lost: 4)
Calvin Kraft, Guard – 2nd team All DAC
Mark Klingberg, Center
Mike York, Guard
Tyler Macomber, Forward