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Doane Victorious over York College

In a battle of runs, the Tigers defeated the York Panthers on Friday evening in Hastings 65-62.

Doane opened the game with back-to-back three-point buckets from Dane Cruz and Brent Cole to jump out to a 6-0 lead.

York answered with four of their own points to close the gap at 6-4.  The Tigers answered with baskets from Dane Cruz and Taylor Siebert to go ahead 11-4.

The Panthers used a 9-2 run to tie the game up at 13-13.  Four different players scored for York during the stretch.

The two teams went back and forth, exchanging the lead six times until the score was tied at 27-27.

York ended the first half on a 4-1 run and took a 31-28 lead into halftime. 

Doane came out of halftime and went on a 4-0 run to retake the lead 32-31.  The two teams exchanged the leads again and York led 38-36 with 15:41 remaining.

With 15:28 remaining, Taylor Siebert hit a three-point basket to take a 39-38 lead, a lead the Tigers would not give up.

Leading 50-48 with 11:17 remaining, Doane went on a 9-1 run to build a 10 point lead.  A Kolby Hamilton jumper put the Tigers ahead 59-49 with 7:36 remaining.

The Tigers led 63-53 with 6:19 left in the half after a pair of Wade Janssen baskets. 

York followed with a 9-0 run over the next 5:39 to pull within one point at 63-62 with 40 seconds remaining in the game.

After a pair of Doane timeouts and the shot clock winding down, Wade Janssen hit a jumper with six seconds remaining to give the Tigers a three point lead and victory 65-62.

The Tigers were led in scoring by Brent Cole's 21 points.  Cole also added 11 rebounds for the double-double.  Jack Lind added 14 points and Dane Cruz finished with 13.

Doane out-rebounded the Panthers 32-28 and collected 13 offensive rebounds.  For the game, Doane shot 43.6 percent while York shot 52.2 percent.  The Tigers went 12-of-16 from the free throw line while York was 10-of-17.

The Tigers will play Friends University on Saturday in Hastings. 

BOX SCORE
York College vs Doane College
11/24/06 6:00 pm at Hastings, Nebraska
At Hastings, Nebraska

DOANE COLLEGE 65, YORK COLLEGE 62

YORK COLLEGE
Heron, Malcolm 7-13 2-4 16; Ford, Andrew 6-13 0-0 13; Hajny, Jeff 3-3 4-4
10; Anderson, Jesse 4-4 1-4 9; Richards, Rasheem 2-5 3-5 8; Lough, Michael
1-2 0-0 3; Wellington, Richard 1-4 0-0 3; Sutter, Matt 0-0 0-0 0; Lee, Mason
0-0 0-0 0; Lewis, Jaye 0-2 0-0 0; Bowman, Darus 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-46
10-17 62.

DOANE COLLEGE (6-1)
Cole, Brent 6-16 7-8 21; Lind, Jack 5-11 4-6 14; Cruz, Dane 6-9 0-0 13;
Janssen, Wade 4-5 0-0 8; Siebert, Taylor 2-5 0-0 6; Hamilton, Kolby 1-4 1-2
3; Streck, Ben 0-0 0-0 0; Kraus, Todd 0-2 0-0 0; McFarland, Brett 0-2 0-0 0;
Cyboron, Tyler 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 24-55 12-16 65.

York College..................   31   31  -   62
Doane College.................   28   37  -   65

3-point goals-York College 4-14 (Lough, Michael 1-1; Richards, Rasheem 1-2;
Ford, Andrew 1-5; Wellington, Richard 1-4; Lewis, Jaye 0-1; Heron, Malcolm
0-1), Doane College 5-19 (Cole, Brent 2-7; Siebert, Taylor 2-5; Cruz, Dane
1-3; Kraus, Todd 0-2; McFarland, Brett 0-1; Janssen, Wade 0-1).

Fouled out--York College-None, Doane College-None.

Rebounds-York College 28 (Richards, Rasheem 6), Doane College 32 (Cole, Brent 11).

Assists-York College 14 (Heron, Malcolm 3; Wellington, Richard 3), Doane College 13
(Cruz, Dane 4).

Total fouls-York College 14, Doane College 17