Men's Basketball Scoreboard (Dec. 15)

Men's Basketball Scoreboard (Dec. 15)

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North Dakota State 65, Towson 48
TOWSON, Md. (AP) - Mike Felt came off the bench to score 16 points and lead North Dakota State to a 65-48 victory over Towson Saturday night.

The Bison of the Summit League won for the eighth time in the last 10 games. North Dakota State (9-3) led 28-25 at halftime but outscored Towson 11-2 to open the second half. The Tigers (4-7) got back within six points, 39-33, but drew no closer.

Felt shot 5 for 8 from the floor, 3 of 6 on 3-pointers and 3 for 3 at the foul line. He got double-figure help from Chris Kading (11 points) and Taylor Braun (10).

North Dakota State hit 43.8 percent from the field, making 21 of 48 shots. Towson was just 19 for 56 (33.9 percent). The Bison made 17 of 19 foul shots, Towson 4 of 10. Mike Burwell led the Tigers with 14 points.

South Dakota State 68, Montana 67 (2OT)
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - South Dakota State did what Montana failed to do twice, as Tony Fiegen hit a pair of free throws in the closing seconds to defeat Montana 68-67 in double overtime Saturday night.

Fiegen converted both free throws with 9 seconds remaining in the second overtime, and the Jackrabbits (9-3) secured the victory when Brayden Carlson made a steal on the ensuing possession.

Montana (4-4) was at the line with a chance to take the lead at the end of regulation and the first overtime, but each time converted just one of the two free-throw attempts. Mike Weisner hit one free throw with 12 seconds left in regulation, and Kareem Jamar did the same with 5 seconds left in OT.

Jordan Dykstra led South Dakota State with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Nate Wolters added 15 points and nine rebounds, and Fiegen had 13 points and 13 rebounds.

Mathias Ward had 17 points, Jamar 16 and Weisner 13 for the Grizzlies.

Indiana State 75, IUPUI 61
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Manny Arop and Jake Odum scored 18 points apiece as Indiana State defeated IUPUI 75-61 Saturday night.

The Sycamores (5-3) outrebounded IUPUI 40-25 -- Arop had nine boards and Odum eight -- and shot 50 percent from the field, including 6 of 13 on 3-point attempts.

Jordan Shanklin led IUPUI (4-9) with 19 points. Donovan Gibbs and Mitchell Patton added 12 each.

Indiana State scored the first six points of the second half to open up a 12-point lead. After the Jaguars pulled back within six on a Shanklin 3-pointer with 9:02 remaining, the Sycamores scored 12 straight points to take a 70-52 lead with 5:22 left.

Khristian Smith scored the first six points of that run and finished with 10. R.J. Mahurin added 12 points for Indiana State and Dawon Cummings had seven assists.

Denver 82, Omaha 47
DENVER (AP) - Royce O'Neale scored 17 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and Denver shot over 60 percent from the field to rout Omaha 82-47 on Saturday night.

Denver (3-5) hit 14 3-pointers, had 20 assists as a team and forced the Mavericks to turn the ball over 17 times.

Sparked by Brett Olson's 3-pointer with 15:06 remaining in the first half to make it 10-10, the Pioneers pulled away from Nebraska-Omaha, scoring 22 unanswered points from that point on to capture a 32-10 lead capped by Chris Udofia's 3-pointer at the 6:05 mark. Denver led 45-15 at the half.

Denver had five other players in double figures scoring. Chase Hallam scored 12 points, Nate Engesser, Olson and Udofia each had 11 points and Cam Griffin had 10. Udofia added eight assists and three blocked shots to his point total.

Alex Welhouse scored 12 points and had six rebounds for Nebraska-Omaha (2-10).

Ball State 80, South Dakota 73
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) - Jesse Berry scored 22 points and freshman Marcus Posley added a season-high 20 off the bench, helping Ball State sweep its home-and-home series with South Dakota with an 80-73 victory Saturday night.

Majok Majok continued to dominate the glass, pulling down 13 rebounds to go along with 11 points for the Cardinals (5-4), who got their first road win of the season. Ball State also beat South Dakota 62-51 at home on Dec. 8 in a series sandwiched around finals week.

Juevol Myles had 24 points and was 15 of 16 from the free-throw line for the Coyotes (4-7), who lost their third straight. Brandon Bos added 17 points.

South Dakota stayed close throughout the second half and pulled within 63-62 on Karim Rowson's layup with 2:44 left, but Ball State scored the next six, capped by Posley's two free throws with 1:02 left, to put the game away.