North Dakota State 61-50 winner in Haskins consolation game
EL PASO, Texas (AP) Dexter Werner scored 16 points and had 11 rebounds as North Dakota State defeated Alcorn State 61-50 on Monday night in the consolation game of the Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational.
North Dakota State shot 44.8 percent in the first half in taking a 36-18 lead. But as the Bison cooled off, the Braves opened up the second half outscoring North Dakota State 19-8, with Juwan Henderson scoring all eight of his points to open the half. The run cut the Bison's lead to 44-37 with 13:17 left in the game, but the Braves didn't get any closer.