South Dakota St cruises past Wayne (Neb) 89-55
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) Cody Larson scored 16 points, Deondre Parks added 14 more and South Dakota State cruised to an 89-55 win over Wayne State on Wednesday night.
Sparked by back-to-back Larson buckets, South Dakota State (3-3) took control with a 14-3 run early in the first period that was capped by a 3-pointer from Cory Jacobsen to make it 26-12 with 8:38 to play before the break. The Jackrabbits took a 42-27 advantage into the locker room, then continued to pull away in the second half.
Reed Tellinghuisen contributed 10 points and Larson also had a team-high six rebounds for South Dakota State, which shot 61.5 percent from the floor and was 8 of 17 from 3-point range.
Wayne State, a Division II team, was led by Jordan Cornelius, who had 10 points and was the only Wildcats player to reach double figures in the game.