South Dakota State handles North Dakota State 71-59
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) Mike Daum scored 20 points on 8-of-14 shooting with six rebounds and South Dakota State handled North Dakota State 71-59 Thursday night.
George Marshall had 15 points, Reed Tellinghuisen added 14 and Deondre Parks scored 11 points with seven rebounds. The Jackrabbits (22-7, 11-4 Summit League) remain one game behind conference-leading IPFW (23-7, 12-3), winners over Western Illinois.
North Dakota State (18-11, 8-7) was led by A.J. Jacobson with 19 points and six rebounds, while Carlin Dupree added 17 points. The Bison made just 5 of 21 from beyond the arc.
A close game throughout, the Bison drew to within three at 54-51 after Jacobson sank a pair of free throws. But the Jackrabbits got a layup from Parks and a 3-pointer by Tellinghuisen on consecutive possession and finished on a 16-8 run.