BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) Mike Daum scored 17 of his career-high 24 points in the first half when South Dakota State went on a scoring spree and the Jackrabbits defeated South Dakota 85-68 on Saturday for their 20th victory.
The Coyotes led 22-14 when the Jackrabbits took off on a 30-2 run over the next 10 minutes, including 11 points from Daum, and went up 44-28 at halftime. South Dakota State led by as many as 26 in the second half.
Daum was 7-of-11 shooting and made all nine free throws for the Jackrabbits (20-6, 9-3 Summit), who avoided losing consecutive games for the first time and extended their home winning streak to 27.
George Marshall made four 3-pointers and added 22 points.
Trey Norris led the Coyotes (12-15, 4-9) with 19 points.
The teams combined to miss just five free throws, the Jackrabbits going 28 of 31 and the Coyotes 18 of 20.