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The New Underwood (SD) varsity basketball team won Saturday's neutral tournament game against Hot Springs (SD) by a score of 55-38.

Game Details: @RC Civic Center

This game is a part of the "2020 Boys West River Tournament - 2020 Boys West River Tournament".

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Hot Springs31042138
New Underwood206151455
Final score provided by M. Koch.
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Game Stats

Hot Springs has not entered stats for this game.
New Underwood

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals55214053
4Connor Heinert (Sr)63475
10Dusty Merchen (Sr)124667
11Emmitt Richter (So)200
14Garrett Medley (So)311100
15Linkin Ballard (8th)52367
23Korbin Kuhlman (So)0010
24Owen Perry (Sr)311100
32Conner Knuppe (Sr)83560
34Jordan Wright (Jr)211100
35Grant Madsen (Jr)1010
40Ethan Tussing (Jr)0020
41Kolter Clark (Sr)63933
43Chance Derner (Sr)73650
New Underwood

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals61155
4Connor Heinert (Sr)010
10Dusty Merchen (Sr)2367
14Garrett Medley (So)11100
15Linkin Ballard (8th)1250
24Owen Perry (Sr)11100
32Conner Knuppe (Sr)1250
41Kolter Clark (Sr)010
New Underwood

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals152952
4Connor Heinert (Sr)33100
10Dusty Merchen (Sr)2367
15Linkin Ballard (8th)11100
23Korbin Kuhlman (So)010
32Conner Knuppe (Sr)2367
34Jordan Wright (Jr)11100
35Grant Madsen (Jr)010
40Ethan Tussing (Jr)020
41Kolter Clark (Sr)3838
43Chance Derner (Sr)3650
New Underwood

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals71644
10Dusty Merchen (Sr)22100
11Emmitt Richter (So)22100
15Linkin Ballard (8th)010
24Owen Perry (Sr)020
32Conner Knuppe (Sr)1425
35Grant Madsen (Jr)1425
43Chance Derner (Sr)11100
New Underwood

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals61016201420
4Connor Heinert (Sr)011104
10Dusty Merchen (Sr)112573
14Garrett Medley (So)000112
15Linkin Ballard (8th)011512
22Cole Byrne (Sr)000001
23Korbin Kuhlman (So)101101
24Owen Perry (Sr)011110
32Conner Knuppe (Sr)011313
34Jordan Wright (Jr)101000
35Grant Madsen (Jr)011200
41Kolter Clark (Sr)235003
43Chance Derner (Sr)112131
New Underwood

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

#Athlete NameBlkDeflChrgPFTF
Team Totals2122220
4Connor Heinert (Sr)00020
10Dusty Merchen (Sr)03240
14Garrett Medley (So)00030
15Linkin Ballard (8th)02010
23Korbin Kuhlman (So)00010
24Owen Perry (Sr)01000
32Conner Knuppe (Sr)10030
35Grant Madsen (Jr)00030
40Ethan Tussing (Jr)00010
41Kolter Clark (Sr)16030
43Chance Derner (Sr)00010

Game Story

South Dakota High School Basketball - Hot Springs falls to New Underwood

January 18, 2020: Hot Springs, SD 57747

In Saturday's non-league match, the visiting New Underwood Tigers basketball team scored a good 55-38 triumph over the Hot Springs Bison.

In their next game, the Tigers meet the Oelrichs Tigers (Oelrichs, SD) in a B Region 7 bout, on Thursday, January 23. New Underwood will attempt to upgrade on its 5-4 season record. The Tigers go into the bout with a 4-4 record after their 75-53 league win over Philip (Philip, SD).

Next up, the Bison clash with the Belle Fourche Broncs (Belle Fourche, SD) in a A Region 8 bout, on Friday, January 24. Hot Springs will attempt to upgrade on its 4-4 season record. The Broncs go into the bout with a 6-5 record after their 67-12 non-league win over Wright (Wright, WY).

Rankings & Records

Hot Springs (19-20)

NationalSDClass
18,08314454
OverallRegionHomeAwayNeutralWin %Region %PFPA
4-171-72-61-81-3.190.1256581,124

New Underwood (19-20)

NationalSDClass
15,91812658
OverallRegionHomeAwayNeutralWin %Region %PFPA
9-132-76-51-72-1.409.2229721,081

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4OT1Final
Hot Springs
7.08.46.612.6-31.3
New Underwood
10.610.311.811.26.044.2

Team Stat Comparison

Hot SpringsNew Underwood
-Points Per Game44.1
-Rebounds Per Game29.8
-Assists Per Game11.0
-Steals Per Game10.5
-Blocks Per Game2.2

Team Leaders

Hot SpringsNew UnderwoodNational Avg.
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Points Per Game#10 Dusty Merchen8.85.0
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Rebounds Per Game#41 Kolter Clark8.22.6
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Assists Per Game#32 Conner Knuppe2.51.0
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Steals Per Game#10 Dusty Merchen2.90.8
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Blocks Per Game#32 Conner Knuppe0.50.3

Record Breakdown

Hot Springs (19-20)

New Underwood (19-20)

4-17
Overall
9-13
1-7
League
2-7
2-8
Non-League
4-4
0-1
Head to Head
1-0
4-4
Common Opponent
4-4
2-6
Home
6-5
1-8
Away
1-7
1-3
Neutral
2-1
0-1
Playoff
1-1
4-15
In-State
9-13
0-2
Out-of-State
0-0