Scores

Final

W Illinois 50

(10-20, 4-10 Summit)

South Dakota St 71

(19-11, 10-4 Summit)

    9:30 PM ET, March 9, 2014

    Sioux Falls Arena, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    1 2 T
    WIU 23 2750
    SDSU 26 4571

    Top Performers

    Western Illinois: G. Covington 14 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    South Dakota State: B. Carlson 13 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    S. Dakota St. makes semis; 71-50 over W. Illinois

    Associated Press

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Brayden Carlson scored 13 points as No. 3 seed South Dakota State beat sixth-seeded Western Illinois 71-50 on Sunday in the Summit League quarterfinals.

    Jordan Dykstra added 12 points and 10 rebounds for South Dakota State (19-11). Chad White and Marcus Heemstra had 10 apiece.

    South Dakota State held a 26-23 lead at halftime. Zach Horstman's dunk gave the Jackrabbits their first double-digit lead of the game, which they held for the remainder. A 10-0 run, all scored by Carlson and Dykstra, made in 51-31.

    Western Illinois (10-20) was led by Garret Covington with 14 points. Jabari Sandifer had 13 and Michael Ochereobia 10.

    The Jackrabbits outrebounded Western Illinois 38-26 and went to the free throw line 31 times, making 23 of them, compared to 16 attempts.

    South Dakota State advances to play No. 2 seed Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne in the semifinals on Monday.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WIU
    SDSU
    Points 50 71
    FG Made-Attempted 19-51 (.373) 21-49 (.429)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-13 (.231) 6-18 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-16 (.563) 23-31 (.742)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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