Scores

Final

North Dakota 66

(4-8, 1-2 Big Sky)

Idaho State 53

(1-11, 0-3 Big Sky)

9:05 PM ET, January 3, 2013

Holt Arena, Pocatello, Idaho

1 2 T
UND 31 3566
IDST 20 3353

Top Performers

North Dakota: A. Anderson 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast

Idaho State: T. Sanchez 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

North Dakota 66, Idaho St. 53

Associated Press

POCATELLO, Idaho -- Aaron Anderson hit three 3-pointers and scored 19 points Thursday night, helping North Dakota to a 66-53 victory over Idaho State.

Troy Huff added 15 points and Josh Schuler had 14 for North Dakota(4-8, 1-2 Big Sky), and Jordan Allard pulled down 10 rebounds. Both teams shot just 40 percent from the field, but North Dakota dominated the boards, outrebounding Idaho State 43-22.

Tomas Sanchez scored 15 for the Bengals (1-11, 0-3), who lost their sixth in a row. Andre Hatchett chipped in 11 points, and Chris Hansen had 10 points and four steals.

North Dakota never trailed and led 31-9 before the Bengals closed the first half on an 11-0 run. But Idaho State couldn't close the gap after halftime.

North Dakota took a 2-1 lead in the all-time series; the teams met for the first time last season and split their two games.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UND
IDST
Points 66 53
FG Made-Attempted 19-48 (.396) 20-50 (.400)
3P Made-Attempted 7-23 (.304) 2-18 (.111)
FT Made-Attempted 21-29 (.724) 11-17 (.647)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 22 0

2012-13 Season

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