Flack’s career high scoring helps S. Dakota top Fort Wayne (Feb 08, 2017)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) Tyler Flack scored a career-high 29 points, Matt Mooney tossed in 21 and South Dakota pulled away in the second half to defeat Fort Wayne 93-82 on Wednesday night.

Flack was 13-for-15 from the floor with eight rebounds and just one turnover. He scored five points to open a big 56-point second half second half as South Dakota (17-10, 8-4 Summit League) rallied from a five-point deficit. The Coyotes have won four of their last five and are poised near the top of the league.

South Dakota clinched a fifth straight appearance in the Summit League tournament after Western Illinois edged Oral Roberts 63-60 on Wednesday.

Mo Evans knocked down a 3-pointer in the first half that made him the Fort Wayne leader in career 3-pointers (248 and counting). But he finished with just eight points (nine below his average) and was 3 for 13 from the field, 2 of 8 from 3-point range. Bryson Scott led the Mastodons (16-9, 5-6) with 20 points. Fort Wayne lost at home for the first time in six games.