By Jake Pommerer


Valley City Tiny Logo RV Valley City1-08-1Won 8
Mayville State Tiny Logo Mayville State1-04-1Won 2
Dakota State Tiny Logo Dakota State1-02-6Lost 3
Bellevue Tiny Logo Bellevue2-19-9Won 3
Viterbo Tiny Logo Viterbo0-13-31Lost 1
Dickinson State Tiny Logo Dickinson State0-13-81Lost 6
Presentation Tiny Logo Presentation0-13-111Lost 6
Waldorf Tiny Logo Waldorf0-11-81Lost 

(RV) Valley City (8-1 1-0 NSAA)-Went 1-0 over the holiday break with an 85-63 win over Oak Hills, Chris Thompson led the way with 19 points for the Vikings.  

Mayville State (4-1 1-0 NSAA)-Idle over the holiday break.

Dakota State (2-6 1-0 NSAA)-Went 0-3 over the holiday break. The Trojans fell in overtime to Briar Cliff 79-75, Josh McGreal led all scorers with 22 points. Dak. State then fell to 18th ranked Dakota Wesleyan 69-60, McGreal led the Trojans with 14 points. In their final contest during the holiday break Dakota State fell to Peru State 67-65, McGreal again was the Trojans leading scorer with 18 points. 

 Bellevue 9-9 2-1 NSAA)-Went 3-0 over the holiday break including two NSAA wins. The Bruins knocked off Waldorf 83-79, Lewis Hayes led the Bruins with 20 points. Bellevue also got the win over Viterbo 84-69, Jemeil King led all scorers with 21 points. In non-conference action the Bruins defeated Bethany (Kan.) 73-59, Hayes led all scorers with 17 points. 

Viterbo (3-3 0-1 NSAA)-Returned to action after a long shutdown dropping an NSAA contest to Bellevue 84-69, Jack Monis led the V-Hawks with 20 points. 

Dickinson State (3-8 0-1 NSAA)- Went 0-2 over the holiday break losing a pair of contests on the road to 7th ranked Lewis and Clark State, the BlueHawks just about pulled the upset night one falling 89-85, Bryce Knox led all scorers with 36 points. The second game wasn’t as close Dickinson fell 86-68, Trey Hladky led Dickinson with 15 points.   

Presentation (3-11 0-1 NSAA)-Went 0-2 over the holiday break first falling to (RV) Northwestern College 98-64, Qaiayoom Olanlege led a shorthanded Saints team with 20 points. PC then opened 2021 with a 87-65 loss to Hastings, Jackson Becker led the Saints with 15 points.

Waldorf (1-8 0-1 NSAA)-Went 0-2 over the holiday break falling in NSAA action to Bellevue 83-79, Quincy Minor Jr. led all scorers with 27. The Warriors than fell to Bethany (Kan.) 74-58, Minor again led all scorers with 25 points.

Pom’s Power Rankings

  1. (RV) Valley City State- Have won 8 straight games and (RV) in the latest top 25 poll. Have a tough conference road weekend ahead.
  2. Mayville State-Haven’t played in a while we’ll see if they have any rust when they reopen conference play this weekend.
  3. Dickinson State-Their record may not show it, but this team has some talent, was a possession or two away from knocking off #7 Lewis and Clark State
  4. Bellevue- Was able to get their record back to .500 during the holiday break. Big opportunity with (RV) Valley City coming to Nebraska this weekend
  5. Viterbo– Finally got playing after a long layoff, see what happens when they get back in a rhythm
  6. Dakota State-Talented team just need to find a way to finish games
  7. Waldorf– Put in a good effort against Bellevue came up just short
  8. Presentation-Not much separation between them and Waldorf, two big conference road games this weekend. 

NSAA Games This Week

(Games subject to change due to Covid-19).

*NSAA Game

Mon Jan 4

Dordt @ Dakota State

Fri. Jan 8th

Mayville @ Waldorf*

(RV) Valley City @ Dakota State*

Presentation @ Viterbo*

Dickinson @ Bellevue*

Sat Jan 2nd

(RV) Valley City @ Bellevue*

Dickinson @ Dakota State*

Mayville @ Viterbo*

Presentation @ Waldorf


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