Scores

Final

IUPUI 74

(14-16, 7-10 Summit)

North Dakota St 68

(17-11, 9-8 Summit)

    8:00 PM ET, February 23, 2012

    Bison Sports Arena, Fargo, North Dakota

    1 2 T
    IUPU 35 3974
    NDSU 25 4368

    Top Performers

    IUPUI: A. Young 21 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    North Dakota State: M. Bjorklund 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    IUPUI 74, N. Dakota St. 68

    Associated Press

    FARGO, N.D. -- Alex Young scored 21 points and Christian Siakam contributed a double-double, 10 points and 11 rebounds, as IUPUI asserted control early and held on against North Dakota State 74-68 on Thursday night.

    IUPUI (14-16, 7-10 Summit League) never trailed and led by as many as 12 in a dominant performance that saw the Jaguars shoot 3-pointers at a 45.5 percent clip and convert 86.4 percent from the free throw line.

    North Dakota State (17-11, 9-8) clawed to within 61-58 with 2:22 remaining on a 3-pointer by Mike Felt, but the Bison were forced to foul and IUPUI made 8 of 10 free throws down the stretch to seal the win.

    Stephen Thomas scored 14 points and Ian Chiles added 12 for the Jaguars.

    Marshall Bjorklund led with 17 points and Lawrence Alexander contributed 16 for the Bison.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    IUPU
    NDSU
    Points 74 68
    FG Made-Attempted 25-53 (.472) 24-61 (.393)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-11 (.455) 5-22 (.227)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-22 (.864) 15-22 (.682)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 0

    2011-12 Season

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