POCATELLO, Idaho -- Troy Huff, who made 4 of 8 3-point attempts, scored 22 points to lead North Dakota to an 80-75 victory over Idaho State Saturday night.
North Dakota, after dropping two consecutive conference games, came back to shoot 60 percent from the floor to get this victory. Alonzo Traylor and Cole Stefan had 11 points each for North Dakota(10-12, 7-5 Big Sky Conference).North Dakota held a 46-37 halftime advantage. Idaho State charged back in the second half to take a 57-56 lead following a layup by Jeffrey Solarin with 11:08 remaining. North Dakota answered and led 66-61 following a layup by Stefan with 7:27 remaining. The Bengals closed within two following another Solarin layup, but North Dakota responded again and led 75-67 following a 3-pointer by Stefan at the 3:57 mark.Solarin had 23 points and a career-high 20 rebounds for Idaho State (8-13, 5-7).
Jeffrey Solarin of Idaho State grabbed 12 offensive rebounds in Saturday's 80-75 loss to North Dakota. It is the most offensive rebounds by a D-I player in a game this season.
Idaho State's Jeffrey Solarin had 20 rebounds Saturday, one more than the 19 that the entire North Dakota team registered. Solarin is the first player this season to outrebound a Division I opponent by himself.