Geu puts North Dakota State on top over North Dakota 67-64
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Deng Geu scored 15 points including a jumper with less than two minutes remaining to give North Dakota State a 67-64 win over rival North Dakota on Saturday.
The Bison (9-11, 3-3 Summit League) led 35-34 at the break and pushed it to 47-42 early in the second half but North Dakota battled back, surging 17-7 to take a 59-54 edge with 7:59 left. Geu’s dunk with 4:25 to play followed by a Sam Griesel layup and Gue’s jumper with 1:35 remaining helped put the Bison back on top by two. The Fighting Hawks (8-12, 2-5) missed four shots in the final 1:15 and NDSU’s margin held.