Scores

Final

North Dakota St 60

(3-3, 1-0 Summit)

W Illinois 55

(3-4, 0-1 Summit)

    8:00 PM ET, December 3, 2009

    Western Hall, Macomb, Illinois

    1 2 T
    NDSU 30 3060
    WIU 22 3355

    Top Performers

    North Dakota State: J. Vaughan 13 Pts, 9 Reb, 4 Ast

    Western Illinois: C. Clark III 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    N. Dakota St. 60, W. Illinois 55

    Associated Press

    MACOMB, Ill. -- Eric Carlson scored 19 points Thursday night to lead North Dakota State past Western Illinois 60-55 in the Summit Conference opener for both teams.

    Josh Vaughan added 13 points, making 4 of 4 from the free-throw line in the final 30 seconds for the Bison (3-3). Michael Tviedt had 11 rebounds and Vaughan nine for North Dakota State.

    Ceola Clark, with 19 points, was the game's high scorer for Western Illinois (3-4), which shot 32 percent from the field in the game. Matt Lander scored 10 points for the Leathernecks.

    Neither team did much from behind the 3-point line. The Bison were just 1 of 6 and the Leathernecks 3 of 17 for the night from 3-point range.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NDSU
    WIU
    Points 60 55
    FG Made-Attempted 22-54 (.407) 21-66 (.318)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-6 (.167) 3-17 (.176)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-21 (.714) 10-14 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 0

    2009-10 Season

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