Scores

Final

North Dakota St 66

(16-5, 5-1 Summit)

South Dakota 63

(8-12, 3-3 Summit)

8:00 PM ET, January 30, 2014

The DakotaDome, Vermillion, South Dakota

1 2 T
NDSU 44 2266
SDAK 33 3063

Top Performers

North Dakota State: T. Wright 20 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

South Dakota: T. Gruis 16 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

North Dakota State escapes South Dakota 66-63

Associated Press

VERMILLION, S.D. -- Taylor Braun's three-point play with 33 seconds left and TrayVonn Wright's two free throws with 8 seconds left lifted North Dakota State over South Dakota 66-63 on Thursday night.

Wright had 20 points and eight rebounds to lead NDSU (16-5, 5-1 Summit) and Braun added 11 points.

Lawrence Alexander was 3 of 3 from 3-point range and finished with 12 points for the Bison who shot 6 of 13 as a team from long distance. NDSU trailed 61-56 before going on a 10-2 run to close out the game.

South Dakota (8-12, 3-3) had been trailing for 25 minutes when Trey Norris' layup pulled the Coyotes even at 52. They took their first lead since the early minutes at 57-56 on Brandon Bos' jumper with 5:28 left which sparked a 6-0 run.

Trevor Gruis led the Coyotes with 16 points. Brandon Bos added 14 points and Adam Thoseby scored 11.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NDSU
SDAK
Points 66 63
FG Made-Attempted 22-56 (.393) 21-47 (.447)
3P Made-Attempted 6-13 (.462) 6-12 (.500)
FT Made-Attempted 16-21 (.762) 15-21 (.714)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 30, 2014 NDSU 66, @SDAK 63Recap
Feb 27, 2014 @NDSU 82, SDAK 54Recap