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Balanced scoring helps South Dakota State men past Denver

Jackrabbits move to 11-9 overall on the season

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BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State men's basketball ran its season-best win streak to four games on Saturday, Jan. 21 with a 76-61 win over Denver at Frost Arena.

Zeke Mayo paced the Jacks in scoring with 25, on 8-for-16 shooting, including 7-for-14 on 3-pointers, seven rebounds and five assists. William Kyle III had 19 points for SDSU, with 14 from Matt Mims and 12 from Matt Dentlinger.

The Jacks (11-9, 6-2 Summit) led for 25 minutes of the game, including by a 37-34 margin at halftime. SDSU bolstered its second half margin by going 13-for-15 on free throws after not attempting one in the first half.

Denver (12-10, 3-6 Summit) was led by 14 points each from Touko Tainamo and Lukas Kisunas.

SDSU travels to St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., on Thursday, Jan. 26.

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