South Iron’s Drenin Dinkins Explodes For 31 Points In Win, Most By An SBU Freshman In 34 Years

(Bolivar) After missing a game and a few practices with a foot injury, it didn’t take long for South Iron’s Drenin Dinkins to return to the Southwest Baptist lineup in explosive fashion.

Saturday afternoon in Bolivar, Dinkins blew up with 31 points and near perfect shooting. Drenin went 7 for 7 from beyond the three point line and 8 for 8 from the free throw line. He added five rebounds in helping the NCAA Division Two Bearcats from a two point halftime deficit to a 12 point win.

Drenin says it was nice to see his hard work pay off in a big way.

Drenin says his time at Southwest Baptist has been a fun experience.


Dinkins tells us what’s next for the Bearcats.


Dinkins has been a major spark off the bench for 11-3 Southwest Baptist. He’s third on the team in scoring at 12 points per game and he leads them in three pointers made and three point percentage at 44%. The 6’0″ freshman is third on the team in rebounding.

Dinkin’s 31 points is most by any Bearcat this season and most by a Southwest Baptist freshman in 34 years.