Central Dutch

All times Eastern
Overall: 17-8 - Conference: 10-6
11/15 at Monmouth W, 70-56 BX
11/19 at Fontbonne L, 68-66
11/22 vs. Bethany Lutheran W, 86-56
11/26 vs. Eureka W, 59-56 RC
11/30 vs. Buena Vista * • W, 74-66 BX RC
12/3 at Cornell * • W, 67-52 BX RC
12/7 vs. Coe * • W, 65-44 RC RC
12/10 at Augsburg W, 58-50 BX RC
12/18 at Goucher W, 53-52 BX RC
@ San Juan, Puerto Rico
12/19 at Sacred Heart (P.R.) W, 87-69 BX
@ San Juan, Puerto Rico
1/4 at Wartburg * • W, 76-69 BX
1/7 vs. Crown W, 104-60 RC
1/11 vs. Loras * • W, 81-73
1/14 at Dubuque * • L, 72-54
1/16 at Simpson * • L, 89-71 BX RC
1/18 vs. Luther * • L, 67-61 BX
1/21 vs. Dubuque * • L, 56-53 BX RC
1/25 at Coe * • L, 57-50 BX
1/28 at Buena Vista * • L, 69-68 RC
2/4 vs. Cornell * • W, 83-50 BX
2/8 at Loras * • W, 90-87
2/11 at Luther * • W, 77-74
2/15 vs. Simpson * • W, 81-57 RC
2/18 vs. Wartburg * • W, 64-63 RC
2/21 vs. Luther L, 63-60

(* Conference; • Region)
All times Eastern
Overall: 17-8 - Conference: 10-6
11/30 vs. Buena Vista * • W, 74-66 BX RC
12/3 at Cornell * • W, 67-52 BX RC
12/7 vs. Coe * • W, 65-44 RC RC
1/4 at Wartburg * • W, 76-69 BX
1/11 vs. Loras * • W, 81-73
1/14 at Dubuque * • L, 72-54
1/16 at Simpson * • L, 89-71 BX RC
1/18 vs. Luther * • L, 67-61 BX
1/21 vs. Dubuque * • L, 56-53 BX RC
1/25 at Coe * • L, 57-50 BX
1/28 at Buena Vista * • L, 69-68 RC
2/4 vs. Cornell * • W, 83-50 BX
2/8 at Loras * • W, 90-87
2/11 at Luther * • W, 77-74
2/15 vs. Simpson * • W, 81-57 RC
2/18 vs. Wartburg * • W, 64-63 RC

(* Conference; • Region)

2011-12

Coe 12-4 19-8
Dubuque 11-5 17-9
Buena Vista 11-5 17-11
Central 10-6 17-8
Luther 10-6 17-9
Simpson 8-8 12-14
Wartburg 5-11 11-14
Loras 4-12 7-18
Cornell 1-15 3-22

Past Records

2014-15 (0-0, 0-0 IIAC)
2013-14 (21-8, 11-3 IIAC)
2012-13 (10-14, 3-11 IIAC)
2011-12 (17-8, 10-6 IIAC)
2010-11 (12-13, 8-8 IIAC)
2009-10 (23-5, 14-2 IIAC)
2008-09 (13-13, 7-9 IIAC)
2007-08 (15-9, 8-8 IIAC)
2006-07 (11-14, 8-8 IIAC)

Team Quick Facts

Coach: Mike Boschee
Conference: IIAC

Central

Dutch

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 1465
Location: Pella, IA
Colors: Red, White
Region: West
Arena: P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium (2400)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

March 18, 2014
Central’s Greenfield D3hoops all-region, Taylor rookie of the year
PELLA—Central College men’s basketball forward Matt Greenfield has been named to the...
March 8, 2014
Cinderella run ends in NCAA men's basketball tourney second round
STEVENS POINT, WIS.—What a ride it’s been. It finally took the No. 1-ranked team in...
March 7, 2014
Still dancing! Sharpshooting Central stuns St. Olaf in NCAA basketball
STEVENS POINT, WIS.—Extending its magical season by at least one more day, the Central College...
March 6, 2014
Central to Wisconsin to meet St. Olaf in NCAA men's basketball tourney
PELLA—A game that was admittedly not even on the Central College men’s basketball...
March 1, 2014
Surprise! Worst-to-first Central gains NCAA berth with league tourney win
PELLA, Iowa — Who honestly saw this coming? A season that started with a forecast for a...
February 27, 2014
Championship bound! Dutch men’s basketball team advances to title game
PELLA—The Central College men’s basketball team led for more than 37 minutes of...
February 20, 2014
Hoopsville on Demand: Conference countdown
Dave McHugh hit teams still in the hunt. Whether sitting pretty as a top seed like the Whitworth and...
February 19, 2014
Champs! Dutch clinch 17th league men’s basketball title with OT comeback
DECORAH—The Central College men’s basketball team clinched its 17th Iowa Conference...
February 15, 2014
First place! Central knocks off Dubuque to take men's hoops lead
DUBUQUE--A furious late rally vaulted Central College to a stunning men's basketball road win over...
February 12, 2014
Resilient Dutch climb atop men’s basketball standings
PELLA—It felt like a track meet inside P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium Wednesday night as the resilient...
February 8, 2014
Double-doubles set tone in Central men’s basketball win
CEDAR RAPIDS—Forwards Colby Taylor and Matt Greenfield recorded double-doubles as the Central...
February 5, 2014
Dutch men’s basketball team wins again, clinches postseason berth
INDIANOLA—The Central College men’s basketball team won its fifth consecutive Iowa...
February 1, 2014
Kaerwer's 28 lift Central past Loras for fourth straight win
PELLA, Iowa—The Central College men’s basketball offense was in need of some answers...
January 29, 2014
Eckermann propels Dutch to third straight men’s basketball victory
Central College men’s basketball guard Nile Eckermann scored 20 points and hit a transition...
January 22, 2014
Taylor steal, Kaerwer 3 sends Dutch home winners
PELLA—The Central College men’s basketball team trailed by two points in overtime when...
January 11, 2014
Undefeated league favorite topples Dutch men’s basketball team
PELLA—The Central College men’s basketball team battled, but was toppled by undefeated...
January 9, 2014
Kaerwer seals Central men’s basketball victory
PELLA—Guard Kevin Kaerwer scored 18 of his career-high 26 points in the second half and made...
December 29, 2013
Dutch men’s basketball team outlasts Sacred Heart
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO—The Central College men’s basketball team was consistently in...
December 28, 2013
Strong second half propels Central to men’s basketball victory
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO—The Central College men’s basketball team played stingy defense...
December 7, 2013
Four reach double digits in Central men’s basketball rout
NEW ULM, MINN.—Four Central College men’s basketball players reached double-digit point...
December 4, 2013
Dutch men’s basketball team outpaced by Statesmen
OSKALOOSA—Central College forward Matt Greenfield led all players with 28 points, but the...
November 30, 2013
Dutch men’s basketball team downed by Dordt in classic finale
SIOUX CENTER—The Central College men’s basketball team was downed 98-76 by Dordt College...
November 29, 2013
Central shoots lights out in men’s basketball win
SIOUX CENTER—Three Central College players scored 20 points or more in an 88-74 win over...
December 8, 2012
Greenfield erupts for 33 to carry Central, 79-77
PELLA, Iowa--Forward Matt Greenfield erupted for a career-high 33 points to carry the Central...
November 17, 2012
Central puts 5 in double figures in win over Fontbonne
PELLA, Iowa—Central College placed all five starters in double figures but it was defense that...
July 11, 2012
Central coach takes Division II job
After coaching Central to a .500 record in nine seasons and 53 wins in the past three seasons, Mike...
February 18, 2012
Central holds off Wartburg--win streak reaches six
PELLA, Iowa--Victory or defeat bounced on the rim as the buzzer sounded Saturday. The ball almost...
January 21, 2012
Dubuque defense holds off Central, 56-53
PELLA, Iowa — It was an all too familiar storyline during a brutal four-game, eight-day...
January 7, 2012
Central men’s basketball team cruises past Crown
PELLA—Central College surged to a 27-point halftime lead and overwhelmed Crown College (Minn.)...
December 18, 2011
Block preserves Central win in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— Forward Jacob Winkler swatted away a potential game-winning shot and...
December 10, 2011
Defense carries surging Central to road win at Augsburg
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A swarming defense carried Central College through a late scoring drought...
December 7, 2011
Coe outshoots Central, 74-60
PELLA, Iowa—Central College couldn’t slow sharpshooting Coe College and suffered a 74-60...
December 3, 2011
Central stifles Cornell, 67-52
MOUNT VERNON, Iowa — Another stifling defensive performance let the Central College men’...
November 2, 2011
Central's hopes fueled by increased depth, experience
PELLA, Iowa--Maybe improved experience and depth will help make up for a lack of size on the Central...
February 22, 2011
Points scarce as Central falls at Dubuque in league tourney
DUBUQUE, Iowa--Just over a month ago the Central College men’s basketball team rolled up a...
February 12, 2011
Shorthanded Dutch waste good road shooting effort
MOUNT VERNON, Iowa—A 54.3-percent shooting effort on the road still couldn’t push the...
February 5, 2011
First-place Luther stymies Central
PELLA, Iowa—Iowa Conference leader Luther College played with precision in posting a 68-51...
February 3, 2011
Dubuque turns tables on Central, 72-60
PELLA, Iowa—So much for the home-court advantage. Central College, which had won its last...
January 29, 2011
Chapline rejection preserves surprise Central road win
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa—Forward James Chapline swatted away a potential game-tying shot with 9...
January 22, 2011
Central sweeps Loras for first time in 19 years
PELLA, Iowa--An efficient five-man attack let the Central College men’s basketball team hold...
January 15, 2011
Cool shooting powers Central past Cornell, 77-70
PELLA, Iowa—A career-best shooting performance by sophomore KJ Cool lifted the Central College...
January 5, 2011
Injury-battered Central toppled on road
DECORAH, Iowa—An already inexperienced Central College men’s basketball lineup unexpecte...
December 18, 2010
Westminster rallies past Central, 75-65
PELLA, Iowa—Central College couldn’t close the deal in a 75-65 non-conference men’...
December 6, 2010
Central rolls up 107-52 triumph
PELLA, Iowa—It took nearly 3 minutes for the Central College men’s basketball team to...
December 4, 2010
Central knocks off Wartburg, 76-64
PELLA, Iowa--Central College jumped to a surprising 2-0 start in Iowa Conference men’s...
December 1, 2010
Central ends 19-year streak, stuns league favorite Loras
DUBUQUE, Iowa--Minus five starters from a year ago, the Central College men’s basketball team...
November 23, 2010
Augsburg holds off Central, 62-60
PELLA, Iowa—Four times in the final 90 seconds the Central College men’s basketball team...
November 20, 2010
Central overwhelms Martin Luther, 91-69
PELLA, Iowa--Central College streaked to a 21-point halftime lead and overpowered Martin Luther...
November 18, 2010
Strong second half pushes Central to overtime victory
A second-half rally and tough defense kept the Central College men’s basketball team in the...
November 15, 2010
Monmouth outshoots Central in opener
PELLA, Iowa--An all-new Central College men’s basketball lineup showed signs of promise but...
May 1, 2003
Pair of Final Four assistants land head coaching jobs
Williams assistant men's coach Devin Gotham has accepted the head coach position at Massachusetts...
March 4, 2003
Central coach resigns after 5-21 season
Dan Mason, who led Central to a 44-108 record in six seasons, has resigned from his position as...

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