Scores

Final

South Dakota St 62

(10-5, 1-1 Summit)

North Dakota St 65

(11-3, 2-0 Summit)

    8:00 PM ET, December 29, 2012

    Bison Sports Arena, Fargo, North Dakota

    1 2 T
    SDSU 27 3562
    NDSU 29 3665

    Top Performers

    South Dakota State: N. Wolters 26 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast

    North Dakota State: L. Alexander 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    N. Dakota St. 65, S. Dakota St. 62

    Associated Press

    FARGO, N.D. -- Marshall Bjorklund scored 20 points to lead North Dakota State over South Dakota State 65-62 Saturday night, overcoming 26 points from Nate Wolters.

    Bjorklund was 8 of 8 from the field for the Bison (11-3, 2-0, Summit).

    Lawrence Alexander had 18 points, and Taylor Braun had 11. TrayVonn Wright had nine points and a team-high nine rebounds.

    The Bison led 29-27 at halftime. At 4:56 in the second half, the Jackrabbits had a four-point lead (56-52). The Bison scored the next six points. Wolters gave the Jackrabbits a one point lead with 1:05 remaining, but Alexander made a layup, and the Bison hit two free throws.

    The Bison shot 53.5 percent from the field for the game. The Jackrabbits shot 46 percent. The Jackrabbits had the rebounding edge 31-26.

    Tony Fiegen had 14 points, and Brayden Carlson had 12 for the Jackrabbits (10-5, 1-1 Summit). Jordan Dykstra had nine rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SDSU
    NDSU
    Points 62 65
    FG Made-Attempted 25-54 (.463) 23-43 (.535)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 9-23 (.391)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-11 (.727) 10-21 (.476)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 13

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