Men's Basketball Scoreboard (Feb. 2)

Men's Basketball Scoreboard (Feb. 2)

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South Dakota State 88, Kansas City 57
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) - Nate Wolters had 18 points, six assists and five rebounds to lead South Dakota State to its seventh straight victory in an 88-57 rout over UMKC on Saturday.

The victory marked the 28th consecutive home victory for the Jackrabbits, a new Summit League record eclipsing Cleveland State's mark of 27 straight from 1984-87.

Kansas City has lost four straight contests. 

Jordan Dykstra had 16 points and nine rebounds, Zach Horstman had 13 points and South Dakota State (18-6, 9-2 Summit) shot 47.4 percent from the field including 10 made 3-pointers and a 24 of 29 performance from the free-throw line. The Jackrabbits had 19 assists as a team.

Off a Dykstra steal, Brayden Carlson sunk a fast-break lay-up to give the Jackrabbits a 26-6 lead with 8:14 remaining in the first half and South Dakota State never looked back. Carlson finished his night with 11 points and three assists. 

Chad White scored 12 points and pulled five rebounds for the Jackrabbits.

Estan Tyler led Kansas City (6-18, 3-8) in scoring with 13 points and Trinity Hall had 11 points and 10 rebounds.

North Dakota State 65, South Dakota 46
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - TrayVonn Wright scored 17 points, Brett VandenBergh added a career-high 14 and North Dakota State cruised past longtime rival South Dakota 65-46 on Saturday night.

Kory Brown chipped in 10 points for the Bison (18-5, 9-2), which stayed tied with Western Illinois and South Dakota State atop the Summit League standings. Marshall Bjorklund, whose 70.7 percent field-goal shooting percentage entering the game led the nation, was just 2 of 3 from the field but grabbed nine rebounds.

Brandon Bos had 16 points and Trevor Gruis 14 for the Coyotes (8-15, 4-7), who had just eight assists and committed 14 turnovers.

The Bison never trailed after the opening minutes, leading 24-15 at halftime and by as many as 23 in the second half. NDSU shot 51 percent from the floor.

NDSU, which also won at South Dakota last month, now leads 89-76 in a series that dates to the 1922-23 season.

Western Illinois 68, IUPUI 59
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Ceola Clark III scored 17 points and Western Illinois beat IUPUI 68-59 on Saturday.

Terell Parks had 11 points and 10 rebounds as the Leathernecks (17-5, 9-2 Summit League) handed IUPUI its ninth consecutive loss.

Western Illinois led 36-30 at halftime and maintained the lead the rest of the way, though the Leathernecks didn't lead by double figures until the final two minutes.

Donovan Gibbs led the Jaguars (6-19, 1-10) with 18 points. Mitchell Patton scored 13, Sean Esposito scored 12 and Greg Rice had 10 points and seven rebounds for IUPUI.

Western Illinois won the first meeting in Macomb, Ill., 57-53 in overtime on Jan. 5.

Oakland 96, Omaha 81
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Corey Petros scored a career-high 28 points on 12-of-15 shooting, leading Oakland to a 96-81 victory over Nebraska-Omaha on Saturday.

Travis Bader added 24 points and was 13 of 14 from the free-throw line for the Golden Grizzlies (11-13, 6-4 Summit League), and Duke Mondy chipped in 17 points and eight rebounds off the bench. Drew Valentine had 14 points and a career-high 16 rebounds.

Justin Simmons led the Mavericks (8-17, 5-7) with 25 points, and CJ Carter added 21. Nebraska-Omaha had its three-game winning streak snapped despite shooting 52 percent from the field.

Free throws made the difference: Oakland was 28 of 38 from the line, while Nebraska-Omaha attempted only seven foul shots and made them all.

The Golden Grizzlies took control midway through the second half, using an 18-6 run to lead 81-72 with 4:51 left. Seven free throws in the final 1:41 helped Oakland ice the win.