North Dakota State beats South Dakota State 74-59
FEB 22, 2014 5:19p ET
North Dakota State jumped to a 16-6 lead to start the first period and led 33-18 at halftime.
An Alexander layup at 14:10 in the second half gave the Bison their biggest lead of the game, 46-26. South Dakota State came within 10 on a Marcus Heemstra 3-pointer with 3:28 left to play before the Bison went 11-6 to finish with Alexander, Brown and Taylor Braun combining for 9 of 10 from the line.
North Dakota State leads the nation in field goal percentage, hitting 50.4 percent overall.