Scores

Final

South Dakota St 70

(12-10, 4-3 Summit)

South Dakota 68

(8-13, 3-4 Summit)

5:00 PM ET, February 1, 2014

The DakotaDome, Vermillion, South Dakota

1 2 T
SDSU 31 3970
SDAK 32 3668

Top Performers

South Dakota State: B. Carlson 22 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast

South Dakota: T. Gruis 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

S. Dakota St. edges S. Dakota 70-68

Associated Press

VERMILLION, S.D. -- Jake Bittle had a crucial steal and then sank a pair of free throws with 5 seconds left as South Dakota State hung on for a 70-68 win over South Dakota on Saturday.

Leading 67-59 with just under 4 minutes to play, South Dakota State (12-10, 4-3 Summit League) had to hold off South Dakota down the stretch as its advantage shrunk to 68-66 with 1:10 to go.

Bittle turned it around on a steal with 6 seconds to go, and got a trip to the free throw line, where he hit both shots to pad the lead against South Dakota's final layup at the buzzer.

Brayden Carlson scored 22 points, Jordan Dykstra added 16 plus 11 rebounds, while Bittle and Marcus Heemstra had 10 each for the Jackrabbits.

Casey Kasperbauer led South Dakota (8-13, 3-4) with 17 points, Trevor Gruis had 16 and Trey Norris 14.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SDSU
SDAK
Points 70 68
FG Made-Attempted 21-49 (.429) 20-45 (.444)
3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 6-19 (.316)
FT Made-Attempted 22-27 (.815) 22-25 (.880)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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