January 23, 2015

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Terrel de Rouen scored 15 of his 17 in the second half, and Estan Tyler finished with 16 points to lead North Dakota past Idaho 71-63 on Thursday night.

Carson Shanks added 11 points and three blocks for North Dakota. Jaron Nash scored 10.

North Dakota (6-11, 2-4 Big Sky), which snapped a four-game losing streak, trailed 32-25 at halftime, but opened the second half with a 24-5 run and led 49-37 with 10:49 left.

Connor Hill's 3 capped an 8-1 run and cut Idaho's deficit to 62-60 with 2:12 left, but a layup and two free throws by de Rouen pushed North Dakota's lead back to six.

Another 3 by Hill made it 66-63 with 1:31 to play, but Idaho (7-10, 2-4) missed its last five shots.

Hill led Idaho, which has lost four in a row, with 14 points.

North Dakota shot 64 percent in the second half.

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