Larson leads South Dakota past Western Illinois 75-61
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) Tyler Larson scored 16 points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out a career-high seven assists to help South Dakota roll to a 75-61 victory over Western Illinois on Thursday night.
South Dakota had a one-point lead at the break, opened the second on a 14-0 run to take a 49-34 lead with 16:02 remaining, and coasted from there.
Jamie Batish hit a 3 to pull the Leathernecks within 54-45, but they would not get closer.