While still having one of their best seasons in DSU history, the Trojan basketball team’s record is now 15-7. They have hit the wall late in the season, having trouble stringing wins together. After defeating nationally ranked Dordt at home back in early January, the Trojans dropped a close one to South Dakota School of Mines. On their way back out to east river the Trojans took down Oglala Lakota, scoring 111 points. After returning to Madison, the Trojans took a short trip over to Mitchell and swept Dakota Wesleyan on the season, beating them 73-58.
On January 19th, the Trojans went up to North Dakota to take on Jamestown in the Dakota Tip-Off Classic. The Trojans lost the first game to Jamestown 57-62 and beat Mayville in the next game 65-49. Two days after the Trojans took down Mayville, the Trojans hosted #24 Valley City State. The Vikings had a late game surge to run away with a win against DSU. The Trojans were now 14-7 overall and a 2-2 record in the A.I.I. On January 26th, the Trojans hosted Trinity Bible and got a convincing win, 90-69. The Trojans look to put together a good streak of wins to ride some momentum into the conference playoffs.
John Lamb continues to lead the team in points with 12.29 points per game. He also leads the team with 3.10 assists per game and steals per game with 1.95. Yusef Vinson is leading Trojans on the boards with 7.38 rebounds per game.
The Trojans will finish the season playing Mount Marty, Mayville, Midland, Valley City, and Jamestown twice.
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