UJ Roundup: Jimmies hoops win big at Midland

The Jimmies shot a combined 67-for-122 in the wins.

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The Jimmies bench celebrates a three-point shot against Dakota Wesleyan on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, at the Newman.
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FREMONT, NEB — The University of Jamestown overcame a slow start to get a 75-61 win over Midland University on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Wikert Event Center.

The Jimmies (5-1, 3-0) trailed 11-4 in the first quarter before cutting it to 17-15 at the end of the first quarter. After heading into the break down 35-34, The Jimmies took the lead at 42-41 on a three from Hannah DeMars in the third quarter.

The Jimmies were led by DeMars’ 26 points and eight rebounds. The Warriors (2-4, 0-2) were led by Emma Sheppard and Erin Prusa’s 16 points.

The Jimmies are back in action at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22, when they go to Concordia University.

UJ 75, MU 61


UJ: 15 19 18 23–75

MU: 17 18 12 14–61

Points leaders:

UJ: Hannah DeMars 26, Kia Tower 16, Kate Cordes 15

MU: Erin Prusa 16, Emma Shepard 16, Kennedy Darner 12

Assists leaders:

UJ: Kate Busek 6, Tower 4, DeMars 2, Cordes 2, Megan Oswald 2

MU: Darner 3, Prusa 2, Shepard 1


Rebounding leaders:

UJ: DeMars 8, Busek 7, Cordes 6

MU: Gabby Beauperthuy 4, Prusa 4, Lexi Kraft 3

Jimmies sail past Warriors

After the Jimmies struggled in a home loss on Nov. 16, they went on the road and found the scoring touch again with five players finishing with double-digit points in a 104-72 win over the Warriors (4-3, 0-1).

The Jimmies (3-1, 0-1) were led by Mason Walters’ 29 points, with Reid Gastner getting 24 points, Will Cordes finishing with 18 and Marc Kjos and Colby Vazquez finishing with 10.

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The Jimmies are back in action at 6:45 p.m. on Nov. 22, when they face Concordia.

UJ 104, MU 72

UJ: 56 48–104


MU: 38 34–72

Points leaders:

UJ: Mason Walters 29, Reid Gastner 24, Will Cordes 18

MU: Ryan Larsen 10, Mason Strong 9, Jake Rueschhoff 8, Kobe Shannon 8, Colton Uhing 8  

Assists leaders:

UJ: Cole Woodford 6, Cordes 4, Kjos 3

MU: Rueschhoff 3, Strong 2, Larsen 2, Dominic Humm 2

Rebounding leaders:

UJ: Gastner 11, Walters 11, Woodford 4, Camron Ketchum 4

MU: Michael Harding 5, Rueschhoff 3, Jack Cooper 3, Emmanuel Bryson 3

My name is Max O'Neill. I am a Sports Reporter at The Jamestown Sun. I am a native New Yorker, who graduated from Ithaca College in 2020 with a degree in Television-Radio.
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