Scores

Final

North Dakota St 76

(8-5, 3-1 Summit)

Oakland 77

(10-7, 3-1 Summit)

    7:00 PM ET, January 2, 2009

    1 2 T
    NDSU 34 4276
    OAK 35 4277

    Top Performers

    North Dakota State: B. Winkelman 33 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Oakland: K. Benson 17 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Oakland, Mich. 77, N. Dakota St. 76

    Associated Press

    ROCHESTER, Mich. -- Erik Kangas' game-winning three-point basket with 7.2 seconds left lifted Oakland University to a 77-76 victory over North Dakota State on Friday night at the O'rena.

    Ben Woodside's two free throws had given North Dakota State a 76-74 lead with 23.4 seconds left.

    Oakland (10-7, 3-1 Summit) was led by Keith Benson's team-high 17 points. Drew Maynard and Johnathon Jones added 15 and 13 respectively.

    North Dakota St. (8-5, 3-1) was led by Brett Winkelman, who scored a season-high 33 points.

    The Golden Grizzlies led 35-34 at halftime, but North Dakota St. used a 13-3 run to take a 47-38 lead early in the second half. Oakland responded with it's own 19-5 run, taking a 57-52 lead after Blake Cushingberry's 3-pointer with 11:16 left.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NDSU
    OAK
    Points 76 77
    FG Made-Attempted 26-63 (.413) 26-53 (.491)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-22 (.409) 7-14 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-21 (.714) 18-23 (.783)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 7

    2008-09 Season

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