Daum has 35 points, 18 boards; SDSU beats Omaha
BROOKINGS — Mike Daum scored 35 points and grabbed 18 rebounds for his 24th career double-double and South Dakota State beat Omaha 80-60 on Tuesday night.
Daum went over 30 points for the 20th time in his career. He also became the first Jackrabbit at the Division I level to record four straight double-doubles.
Tevin King added 14 points and Skyler Flatten 12 for South Dakota State (19-6, 7-1 Summit). Flatten, a senior, was in double figures for the fourth straight game and 17th of his career.
Daum beat the halftime buzzer with a layup for his 20th point and South Dakota State led 44-28. Reed Tellinghuisen, averaging 13.2 points, put the Jacks up 49-30 with his 241st career 3-pointer. Those were his only points of the night.
Mitchell native Beau Brown played for the first time since Nov. 26 after being out with a broken arm. He did not score for the Jackrabbits.
Zach Jackson led Omaha (7-17, 2-6) with 20 points. KJ Robinson scored 12, Daniel Norl 11 and Mitchell Hahn had seven points and 11 rebounds.