Scores

Final

W Illinois 48

(7-17, 2-11 Summit)

North Dakota St 68

(13-11, 7-7 Summit)

    8:00 PM ET, February 10, 2011

    Bison Sports Arena, Fargo, North Dakota

    1 2 T
    WIU 19 2948
    NDSU 26 4268

    Top Performers

    Western Illinois: M. Lander 21 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    North Dakota St: T. Braun 16 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    N. Dakota St. 68, W. Illinois 48

    Associated Press

    FARGO, N.D. -- Taylor Braun had 16 points and a game-high nine rebounds as North Dakota State defeated Western Illinois 68-48 on Thursday night.

    Drew Lundberg added 11 points and Michael Tveidt 10 for the Bison (13-11, 7-7 Summit League), who have won four of their last five.

    Mike Felt hit three 3-pointers for North Dakota State, which piled up a 42-29 second-half advantage.

    Matt Lander scored 21 points and Emeka Okafor Jr. 13 for the Leathernecks (7-17, 2-11), who lost their seventh in a row and 10th straight road game.

    The Bison took the lead for good when Felt's 3-pointer made it 18-15 with 3:41 left in the first half. North Dakota State led 26-19 at halftime.

    Western Illinois closed within 27-24 early in the second half, but Freddy Coleman's layup ended a 10-2 run that gave North Dakota State a 37-26 lead with 15:44 left, and the Bison cruised home.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WIU
    NDSU
    Points 48 68
    FG Made-Attempted 19-43 (.442) 23-51 (.451)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-7 (.286) 6-14 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-11 (.727) 16-21 (.762)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 21

    2010-11 Season

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