Scores

Final

Towson 82

(7-6, 0-6 away)

North Dakota St 90

(9-4, 5-1 home)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    8:00 PM ET, December 21, 2013

    Bison Sports Arena, Fargo, North Dakota

    1 2 T
    TOWS 32 5082
    NDSU 35 5590

    Top Performers

    Towson: J. Benimon 29 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    North Dakota St: M. Bjorklund 28 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    North Dakota State puts away Towson 90-82

    Associated Press

    FARGO, N.D. -- Taylor Braun and Marcus Bjorklund each scored 28 points to propel North Dakota State past Towson 90-82 Saturday night.

    The Bison (9-4) trailed briefly in the second half, but regained the lead when Lawrence Alexander drained a 3-pointer. Alexander added a layup, another 3-pointer and two free throws to spark a 19-8 run for North Dakota State, pushing the lead to 62-52 at the 10:54 mark.

    Towson (7-6) used a run of their own to pull within three on a Jerrelle Benimon jumper. North Dakota State answered with Alexander hitting another 3-pointer and Bjorklund adding a pair of free throws and a jumper to make it 79-69 with 1:48 remaining.

    North Dakota State shot 56 percent and committed just five turnovers. Alexander scored all 19 of his points in the second half.

    Benimon led the Tigers with 29 points and 12 rebounds while Four McGlynn added 16 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TOWS
    NDSU
    Points 82 90
    FG Made-Attempted 29-59 (.492) 29-52 (.558)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-12 (.417) 4-12 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-26 (.731) 28-37 (.757)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

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