Scores

Final

South Dakota St 77

(7-7, 1-6 away)

North Dakota 70

(3-7, 3-2 home)

    5:00 PM ET, December 21, 2013

    Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks, North Dakota

    1 2 T
    SDSU 32 4577
    UND 32 3870

    Top Performers

    South Dakota State: B. Carlson 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

    North Dakota: T. Huff 30 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    South Dakota State beats North Dakota 77-70

    Associated Press

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Brayden Carlson scored 22 points and Cody Larson added 21 on Saturday and South Dakota State held off a North Dakota surge to win 77-70.

    Troy Huff opened with a dunk for North Dakota(3-7), but Larson hit a jumper, layup and free throw to put the Jackrabbits (7-7) ahead 7-2, and Anders Broman hit back-to-back 3-pointers to boost the lead to 19-10. But North Dakota came back with a 12-2 run, tying the game at 32 at halftime on a jumper by Jamal Webb.

    The lead traded hands four times in the second half until 14:30, when Carlson hit a 3-pointer, sparking a 9-0 run and a 49-40 Jackrabbits lead. North Dakota rallied, making it a one-point game on a Quinton Hooker jumper, but the Jackrabbits pulled ahead on back-to-back treys by Jordan Bykstra and Carlson and held on for the win.

    Huff scored 30 points for North Dakota.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SDSU
    UND
    Points 77 70
    FG Made-Attempted 25-51 (.490) 25-53 (.472)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-15 (.533) 8-19 (.421)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-24 (.792) 12-20 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 22 (0/0)

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