Scores

Final

Idaho State 62

(5-7, 2-1 Big Sky)

North Dakota 66

(5-8, 2-1 Big Sky)

    8:00 PM ET, January 9, 2014

    Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks, North Dakota

    1 2 T
    IDST 27 3562
    UND 33 3366

    Top Performers

    Idaho State: C. Hansen 24 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast

    North Dakota: J. Nash 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    North Dakota defeats Idaho State 66-62

    Associated Press

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Jaron Nash scored 21 points and Troy Huff sparked a second-half run as North Dakota won back-to-back games for the first time this season with a 66-62 victory over Idaho State on Thursday night.

    North Dakota(5-8, 2-1 Big Sky) began a 10-0 run midway through the second half to take a 55-43 lead with 8:14 left. Huff scored eight of his 12 points during that stretch.

    Chris Hansen hit a 3-pointer to get the Bengals (5-7, 2-1) within 62-59 with 1:43 left. A free throw by Aaron Anderson and a basket by Huff put UND back up by five. Tomas Sanchez hit a 3-pointer for ISU with 15 seconds left to make it 64-62 before UND's Cole Stefan made two free throws.

    North Dakota had a 32-16 advantage in the paint and turned 23 Idaho State turnovers into 26 points.

    Hansen had 24 points for ISU.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    IDST
    UND
    Points 62 66
    FG Made-Attempted 21-46 (.457) 25-61 (.410)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 4-20 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-19 (.684) 12-22 (.545)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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