Dixie State Men’s Basketball Heads To South Dakota For RMAC Road Trip

Dixie State Men’s Basketball Heads To South Dakota For RMAC Road Trip

RAPID CITY, S.D.-Dixie State men’s basketball heads to South Dakota for a pair of Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference road tilts as they are at South Dakota Mines Friday and Black Hills State Saturday.

The Trailblazers are 2-2 on the season and 0-1 in RMAC play and these meetings are historic for Dixie State as they have never met the Hardrockers or Yellow Jackets on the hardwood before.

Despite the 68-64 loss at Westminster December 1, the Trailblazers have been highly successful on the road in the Jon Judkins era.

Last season, Dixie State was 14-6 on the road and in the school’s Division II era, the Trailblazers are 113-84 (.573) under Judkins away from St. George.

The Trailblazers score 71.8 points per game on the season and give up 69.5 points per contest. Junior forward Matt Conway continues to be Dixie State’s star as he amasses 20.5 points and 7.3 rebounds per game.

The Hardrockers are 2-6 on the season and score 62.1 points per game, while surrendering 66.4 points per contest.

South Dakota Mines is led by forward Mitchell Sueker, who averages 11.8 points and 5 rebounds per game.

The Yellowjackets are 2-3 on the season, but 1-0 in RMAC play. They score 61.2 points per game and net 71.6 points per contest.

Black Hills State is paced by Scottish national, forward Malcolm Fraser, who averages 17 points and 6.4 boards per game.