11/16/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 11/16/2019 21:09
CRETE, Neb.-- The University of Jamestown men's basketball team won their seventh consecutive game and won their Great Plains Athletic Conference opener on the road, 97-71 against Doane University on Saturday afternoon.
Doane jumped out to a quick 6-0 lead, but it was all Jimmies after that as UJ ran off 9 consecutive points and would lead the rest of the way.
During a 5 minute stretch the Jimmies outscored the Tigers 23-4 and grew their lead from 11-9 to 34-13.
UJ led 63-28 at the half and grew the lead to as many as 39 in the second half in improving to 7-1 on the season.
Brock Schrom (JR/Grand Rapids, MN) scored a season-high 22 points on 10-of-12 shooting from the floor and added 6 rebounds, 3 assists and a blocked shot.
Isaiah Dobson (SR/Stillwater, MN) was the other Jimmie in double figures with 11 points while adding 4 assists and a steal.
UJ shot a season-best 55.6 percent from the floor and made a season-high 15 3-point shots while making just over 45 percent of their attempts.
The Jimmies bench outscored the Tigers 43-28, outrebounded them 42-28 and outscored them in the paint 43-28.
UJ also dished out 21 assists on 35 made shots.
The Jimmies will host #7 ranked Dakota Wesleyan in the GPAC home opener Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m. at Harold Newman Arena.