State basketball: Jacks beat Southern UtahCEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Garrett Callahan came off the bench to score 19 points, including a big 3-pointer in the closing minutes, as South Dakota State held off Southern Utah 72-62 on Saturday.
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Garrett Callahan came off the bench to score 19 points, including a big 3-pointer in the closing minutes, as South Dakota State held off Southern Utah 72-62 on Saturday.
The Jackrabbits (9-8, 5-1 Summit) led 32-22 at halftime and hit four 3-pointers at the beginning of the second half to help build a 47-27 lead.
Southern Utah (5-11, 1-4) whittled away at the deficit, pulling within 62-58 with 2:09 remaining on a running jump shot in the lane by Davis Baker. But on the ensuing possession, Callahan buried a 3-pointer from the left corner with the shot clock winding down to extend the lead to seven.
Clint Sargent added 16 points and Nate Wolters 12 for South Dakota State, which has won four straight.
Matt Hodgson had career highs in scoring (16 points) and rebounds (10) for the Thunderbirds. Baker also had 16 points.
South Dakota 100,
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 76
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Tyler Cain had 26 points and 15 rebounds as South Dakota routed Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 100-76 Saturday night.
Five South Dakota players scored in double figures. Louie Krogman scored 19 points, Roman Gentry 18, Jake Thomas 12 and Mitchell Bouie 10 for the Coyotes (7-8), who shot 59.6 percent from outside and went 10-for-20 from 3-point range.
Aamir McCleary led SIU-Edwardsville (2-14) with 24 points. Denycko Bowles had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Cougars and Cody Rincker had 11 points.
South Dakota led 46-39 at halftime, then went on a 9-0 run early in the second half to put the game out of reach. The final margin of 24 points matched the largest of the game.
Valley City State 73,
Mines and Technology 56
VALLEY CITY, N.D. — Kyle Turpin and Kyle Doerr each had 13 points for Mines and Technology, but it wasn’t enough as Valley City State routed the Hardrockers 73-56 Saturday.
Mines and Technology, which is 9-8, shot 36 percent from the field.
The Hardrockers host Dakota State Friday.
Minnesota Crookston 50
SIOUX FALLS — Augustana had three scorers in double figures Sunday as the Vikings defeated Minnesota Crookston 77-50.
David Foster had a team-high 13 points, Kenny Brown had 11 points and Cameron McCaffery had 10.
Augustana is 13-1 and 6-1 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.
Jamestown College 63,
Black Hills State University 61
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Black Hills State University picked up its sixth loss of the season Saturday night in a 63-61 loss to Jamestown College.
Junior Clay Potoroff tallied 23 points in the game. BHSU is now 11-6.
University of Mary 81,
Northern State 78
BISMARCK, N.D. — Mary’s Anthony Moody dropped in 28 points, helping his team to an 81-78 victory over Northern State Saturday.
For the Wolves, who hit 29-of-54 from the field, Jordan King had a team-high 16 points and Derek Hoellein had 13.
The Wolves are 5-9 overall and 1-6 in the NSIC.
Dickinson State 74,
Dakota State 67
MADISON — The Dakota State men’s basketball team suffered its first conference loss of the season Saturday in a 74-67 loss to Dickinson State.
Brad Martin had a team-high 18 points for the Trojans, and Derek Kreutzfeldt had 12.
DSU is now 6-8 overall and 2-1 in the conference.
South Dakota State 59,
Southern Utah 45
CEDAR CITY, UTAH — Ketty Cornemann and Kristin Rotert combined to score 29 points to help South Dakota State past Southern Utah Saturday, 59-45.
Cornemann finighed with a team-high 15 points and Rotert had 14. Jill Young finished with one point and three rebounds.
The Jackrabbits hit only 34 percent of their field goals in the game and were 76 percent from the line.
Rotert hit SDSU’s only 3-pointer, as the team was 1-of-11 from behind the arc.
SDSU is now 8-7 overall and 4-1 in the conference. The Jackrabbits play UMKC today at 7 p.m.
USD 67, Seattle 53
VERMILLION — Senior Kara Iverson notched a career-high 20 points to lead USD past Seattle Sunday, 67-53.
Amber Hegge finished with 14 points and Jasmine Mosley had 11 for the Coyotes.
USD is 6-6 and recorded its first-ever win over Seattle.