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Blue Hawk men pick up second straight win

FOREST CITY, Iowa -- After leading 36-34 at the half against Waldorf University (Iowa), the Dickinson State men's basketball team outscored the home team 51-35 in the second half en route to an 87-69 victory on Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Hanson Fiel...

FOREST CITY, Iowa - After leading 36-34 at the half against Waldorf University (Iowa), the Dickinson State men’s basketball team outscored the home team 51-35 in the second half en route to an 87-69 victory on Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Hanson Fieldhouse.

Junior guard/forward Malcohm Hill led all players with 19 points, 11 of which came in the second half.

Senior forward Melvin Collins led the Blue Hawks with eight rebounds, helping Dickinson State earn 47 boards compared to Waldorf’s 36.

Dickinson State shot 49.2 percent from the field over the entire contest, aided by an 18-for-32 effort in the latter half.

Results SaturdayDickinson State 87, Waldorf (Iowa) 69DSU (10-12, 6-5 NSAA): Malcohm Hill 19, Travon Hamilton 15, Kenny Jackson 15, Melvin Collins 11, Donte Walker 8, Austin Payne 6, Michael Vandall 5, Ethan Caton 4, Shawn Stoltz 4.WU (6-18, 2-9 NSAA): Brady Kuchinka 17, Demitrius Martin 17, Brian Smith 15.Halftime: DSU 36, WU 34. Total fouls: DSU 21, Home x. 3-point goals: DSU 7-18 (Hill 2-2), WU 9-25 (Martin 3-8). Rebounds: DSU 47 (Collins 8), WU 36 (Quincy Minor Jr.). Assists: DSU 8 (Payne, Walker, Hamilton), WU 12 (Gabriel Munoz 4). Steals: DSU 4 (Hill, Stoltz, Vandall, Payne), WU 9 (Brian Smith 4). Blocks: DSU 3 (Payne 2), WU 2 (Smith, Munoz). Turnovers: DSU 12, WU 12.

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