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South Dakota St 59

(14-6, 5-2 Summit)

W Illinois 53

(14-4, 6-1 Summit)

    8:00 PM ET, January 17, 2013

    Western Hall, Macomb, Illinois

    1 2 T
    SDST 28 3159
    WIU 23 3053

    Top Performers

    South Dakota St: N. Wolters 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl

    Western Illinois: T. Parks 14 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    S. Dakota St. 59, W. Illinois 53

    Associated Press

    MACOMB, Ill. -- Nate Wolters scored 22 points and surpassed the 2,000-point mark for his career, helping South Dakota State snap Western Illinois' 11-game winning streak and hand the Leathernecks their first Summit League loss of the season with a 59-53 victory Thursday night.

    Wolters, the Jackrabbits' all-time leading scorer, now has 2,010 points. He also had six assists, five rebounds and three steals Thursday.

    Jordan Dykstra added 12 points and Chad White had 10 points and nine rebounds for South Dakota State (14-6, 5-2 Summit) in a rematch of last season's Summit League tournament championship game. The Jackrabbits also won that game in overtime, 52-50, to advance to the NCAA Division I tournament for the first time.

    Jack Houpt scored 16 points for Western Illinois (14-4, 6-1), which hadn't lost since Nov. 24 and had been 8-0 at home this season. Terell Parks added 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Adam Link had 13 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SDST
    WIU
    Points 59 53
    FG Made-Attempted 22-43 (.512) 22-52 (.423)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 5-18 (.278)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-11 (.727) 4-13 (.308)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 6

    2012-13 Season

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