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Northwestern @ Oak Hills Christian 3 p.m. Saturday, December 31, Dordt Classic, Sioux Center, Iowa

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Located in Bemidji, Minn., Oak Hills Christian College is a member of the Non-affiliated (NA).

Tourney info.

Dordt Classic
Fri, Dec 30 - Sat, Dec 31
Venue:DeWitt
Location:Sioux Center, Iowa
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OHC (0-15)294271

Red Raiders Set School Record in 122-71 Win Over Oak Hills Christian

Northwestern College made a school record 22 three-pointers in defeating Oak Hills Christian 122-71 in the final game of the Dordt Holiday Classic played today in Sioux Center, Iowa. 

The Red Raiders push their win streak to 17 games and improved to 17-1 on the season. This is the longest win streak since the 2002-03 season where they won 25 straight en route to winning the 2003 NAIA Division II National Championship. 

Nathan Wedel scored his ninth and final point with a three-pointer at the 5:48 mark in the first half, becoming the 45th player to score 1,000 points for his career. Wedel is the third current player to reach the milestone, joining Jordan Baker, who reached it last year, and Colton Kooima, who scored his 1,000th point earlier this year. 

Christian Korver scored all of his career-high 21 points from beyond the arc, making 7-of-11 three-pointers. Korver tied eight other NWC players, most recently done by Riley Francis, for the second most three-pointers made in a single game. Brandon Woudstra, Andrew Stimson and Ben Gerleman hold the record with eight. 

Northwestern had a total of six players score in double figures, four set new career-highs. Derek Buysse poured in 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds in just 15 minutes of play. Keegan Van Egdom netted a career-best 15, pouring in a trio of three-pointers, and Tanner Hilbrands recorded a career-best 13 points and nine rebounds. Matt Hillman added a career-best 12 points while Grant Rohrer tallied his first double-double with 10 points and 10 boards.

More by the Numbers...

Northwestern shot 53% for the game, 46% (22-for-48) from the three-point line

The Red Raiders broke the school record with 22 three-pointers, eclipsing the old mark of 19 set in 1991 against Sterling

Northwestern dished out 33 assists, third most all-time for a single game; 35 is the school record set in 2001 against Nebraska Wesleyan

All 13 players had at least one assist and played at least eight minutes

Northwestern outrebounded Oak Hills Christian 67-20, including 26 on the offensive side.

Four Oak Hills players scored in double figures, led by Duke Abalos with 18.

Jordan Baker

# 32 | Forward
Senior from Sioux Falls, S.D.

Riley Francis

# 3 | Guard
Junior from Hull, Iowa

Colton Kooima

# 5 | Guard
Junior from Sioux Falls, S.D.

Tanner Hilbrands

# 14 | Guard
Junior from Remsen, Iowa

Matt Hillman

# 10 | Guard
Junior from Post Falls, Idaho

Nathan Wedel

# 22 | Guard
Junior from Yale, S.D.

Keegan Van Egdom

# 20 | Guard
Freshman from Sioux Falls, S.D.

Derek Buysse

# 21 | Wing
Junior from Marshall, Minn.

Grant Rohrer

# 40 | Forward
Freshman from Slayton, Minn.

Christian Korver

# 50 | Guard
Freshman from Orange City, Iowa

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