Tags: Dixie State basketball Written by March 7, 2020 /Sports News – Local Dixie State Men’s Basketball Stunned in RMAC Semifinals Friday Brad James FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailST. GEORGE, Utah-Jared Small posted 22 points and 5 rebounds on 5-10 shooting and 3-5 behind the arc as the Colorado Mesa Mavericks upset Dixie State 86-79 Friday at Burns Arena in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference semifinals.Ethan Richardson added 17 points on 8-11 from the field for the Mavericks, who shot 58.3 percent from the field.The Mavericks led 41-37 at the half, in shooting 64 percent from the field.In defeat, the Trailblazers were paced by Jack Pagenkopf (32 points, 7 assists, 13-22 from the field) and shot 52.5 percent from the field themselves.Nevertheless, this loss by Dixie State may have jeopardized the Trailblazers’ NCAA Division II Tournament hopes. This remains to be seen in coming days. The NCAA Division II tournament selection show is March 8 at 8:30 pm MDT and will air on ncaa.com.
"Dixie State Men’s Basketball Stunned in RMAC Semifinals Friday"