ROCHESTER, Mich. -- Lawrence Alexander's 3-pointer with 5 seconds to go lifted North Dakota State to a 78-75 victory over Oakland, Mich., on Saturday night.
Reggie Hamilton hit his sixth 3-pointer to tie it at 75 with 34 seconds left before the Bison (14-7, 7-4 Summit League) worked the clock for Alexander's winner.Marshall Bjorklund and Alexander scored 19 points apiece to lead North Dakota State, which shot 63 percent (29 of 46). Taylor Braun 15 -- all on 3-pointers. Eric Carlson had nine rebounds and six assists.Hamilton went 13 of 25 with his six 3-pointers for 37 points for the Golden Grizzlies (12-12, 6-6). Drew Valentine scored 15 points, and Travis Bader hit four 3-pointers for his 12 points.The score was tied nine times, the lead changed hands nine times and neither team ever led by more than nine.The Bison swept the season series.