November 28, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Dan Jech was 9 of 10 from the floor and made all four long range attempts to score 22 points as South Dakota held on for a 96-90 win over Sacramento State in the Sacramento State Invitational on Saturday night.

Tre Burnette had 16 points and 13 rebounds and Shy McClelland added 15 points with six assists and three steals for South Dakota (3-3).

The Coyotes were 12 of 19 (63.2 percent) from beyond the arc.

Cody Demps scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Sacramento State, which suffered its first loss of the season. Justin Strings added 17 points for the Hornets (4-1).

A Burnette jumper gave South Dakota a 70-69 lead midway of the second half. A Nick Hornsby layup gave Sacramento State an 81-80 lead at the 4:39 mark. The Coyotes answered with an 8-0 run for an 88-81 lead and held on for the win.

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