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Jamestown shoots past DWU men

Dakota Wesleyan's Aaron Ahmadu (21) is airborne to the basket over Kevin Oberweiser of the University of Jamestown on Monday in Jamestown, North Dakota. (John M. Steiner / Jamestown Sun)

JAMESTOWN, N.D.—The Dakota Wesleyan University men's basketball team had no answer for high-scoring University of Jamestown on Monday.

The No. 17 Tigers dropped a 102-63 Great Plains Athletic Conference contest against the No. 18 Jimmies. Jamestown's Jon Purintun erupted for 36 points and nailed five 3-pointers in the win. Kevin Oberweiser added 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Jimmies, who nailed 15 3-pointers and shot 34 of 71 from the field in the game.

DWU (17-8, 10-7 GPAC) was led by Collin Kramer's 13 points and nine rebounds. Aaron Ahmadu added 11 points for the Tigers, while Nick Harden and Tristan Teichmeier both scored nine points apiece.

DWU's leading scorer Ty Hoglund finished with six points on 1 of 5 shooting from the field. He went 4 of 4 at the free-throw line.

The Tigers trailed 43-32 at halftime and they fell behind by more than 20 points for most of the second half.

The Tigers will host Mount Marty College at 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Corn Palace.

University of Jamestown 102, Dakota Wesleyan University 63

Dakota Wesleyan (17-8, 10-7 GPAC): Collin Kramer 5-11 0-2 13, Sam McCloud 2-3 0-0 6, Nick Harden 4-12 0-0 9, Aaron Ahmadu 4-12 2-3 11, Ty Hoglund 1-5 4-4 6, Koln Oppold 0-2 0-0 0, Tristan Teichmeier 3-7 3-4 9, Cooper Williams 0-3 0-0 0, Noah Vettrus 1-2 0-0 2, Jeffrey Schuch 1-2 0-0 2, Mason Larson 1-5 1-2 4, Zachery Treiber 0-1 1-2 1, Ace Zorr 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-65 11-17 63.

University of Jamestown (23-4, 13-4 GPAC): Jack Talley 0-2 0-0 0, Brock Schrom 4-5 6-8 14, Kevin Oberweiser 5-10 4-4 18, Isaiah Dobson 3-5 0-0 8, Jon Purintun 13-24 5-8 36, Jace Allard 0-2 0-0 0, Colton Lund 1-2 0-0 3, Jack Frazier 0-1 0-0 0, Terrell Alfred s5-11 0-0 13, Tyler Rozell 0-0 0-0 0, Carter Keller 1-4 2-2 4, Devon Schultz 1-2 2-2 4, Brady Birch 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 34-71 19-24 102.

Halftime: Jamestown 43-32. 3-point field goals: DWU 8-33 (Kramer 3-8, McCloud 2-2, Harden 1-4, Ahmadu 1-5, Hoglund 0-4, Oppold 0-1, Teichmeier 0-1, Williams 0-2, Vettrus 0-1, Schuch 0-1, Larson 1-4); UJ 15-29 (Talley 0-1, Oberweiser 4-6, Dobson 2-3, Purintun 5-8, Allard 0-2, Lund 1-2, Terrell 3-5, Keller 0-1, Schultz 0-1). Rebounds: DWU 41 (Kramer 9); UJ 47 (Oberweiser 10). Assists: DWU 14 (Hoglund 4); UJ 20 (Oberweiser 6). Steals: DWU 3 (Kramer 2); UJ 6 (Talley 1, Oberweiser 1, Purintun 1, Alfred 1, Rozell 1, Birch 1). Blocked shots: DWU 3 (Larson 2); UJ 2 (Schrom 2). Turnovers: DWU 17; UJ 6. Total fouls: DWU 21; UJ 20.