Scores

Final

South Dakota St 62

(16-10, 8-3 Summit)

W Illinois 50

(9-16, 3-7 Summit)

    8:00 PM ET, February 15, 2014

    Western Hall, Macomb, Illinois

    1 2 T
    SDST 23 3962
    WIU 24 2650

    Top Performers

    South Dakota St: J. Dykstra 20 Pts, 13 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Western Illinois: M. Miklusak 12 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    South Dakota St runs past W Illinois late, 62-50

    Associated Press

    MACOMB, Ill. -- Jordan Dykstra scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half and grabbed 13 rebounds as South Dakota State ran away from Western Illinois for a 62-50 win Saturday night.

    Dykstra tied the game at 28 with 15:30 left and Jake Bittle gave the Jackrabbits the lead on back-to-back jumpers to spark a 13-4 run that put South Dakota State in charge with a 41-32 lead.

    Bittle finishd with 18 points and eight rebounds for South Dakota State (16-10, 8-3 Summit). The Jackrabbits shot 37 percent from the field (17 of 46) and was just 2 of 10 from long range, but held a decisive edge on the boards -- outrebounding the Leathernecks 44-27.

    Mike Miklusak and Garret Covington each scored 12 points to lead Western Illinois (9-16, 3-7), which shot 15 of 47 from the field (31.9 percent) and just 4 of 17 from long range.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SDST
    WIU
    Points 62 50
    FG Made-Attempted 17-46 (.370) 15-47 (.319)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-10 (.200) 4-17 (.235)
    FT Made-Attempted 26-36 (.722) 16-26 (.615)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 28 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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