Scores

Final

South Dakota 92

(11-9, 3-1 Summit)

Houston Baptist 70

(3-16, 2-1 Southland)

    9:30 PM ET, January 28, 2010

    Sharp Gymnasium, Houston, Texas

    1 2 T
    SDAK 48 4492
    HBU 33 3770

    Top Performers

    South Dakota: J. Thomas 21 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Houston Baptist: M. Flaherty 17 Pts, 20 Reb, 6 Blk

    S. Dakota 92, Houston Baptist 70

    Associated Press

    HOUSTON -- Roman Gentry scored 22 points and Jake Thomas 21 as South Dakota defeated Houston Baptist 92-70 on Thursday.

    Tyler Cain added 12 points, eight rebounds and a season-high eight blocks for the Coyotes (11-9, 3-1 Great West). Louie Krogman scored 14 points, and Kendall Cutler had 10 points and five assists.

    South Dakota shot 52 percent (32 of 62) from the field, including 9 of 17 from 3-point range.

    Houston Baptist (3-16, 2-1) shot just 35 percent (28 of 80) from the field. Andrew Gonzalez led the Huskies with 26 points, and Mario Flaherty added 17.

    Houston Baptist led 12-5 in the first six minutes before Thomas hit a 3-pointer to spark a 14-2 Coyotes run. South Dakota closed the first half on a 13-6 run to take a 48-33 at the break.

    Both teams committed 19 turnovers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SDAK
    HBU
    Points 92 70
    FG Made-Attempted 32-62 (.516) 28-80 (.350)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-17 (.529) 3-15 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-29 (.655) 11-17 (.647)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 22 4

    2009-10 Season

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