IUPUI 76, N. Dakota St. 72

Alex Young scored 24 points and IUPUI defeated North Dakota

State 76-72 on Saturday night.

Young was 11 of 18 from the field for the Jaguars (16-11, 10-4

Summit). IUPUI fell behind 12-4, but then blistered the Bison for

the remainder of the first half, going on a 28-4 run and eventually

leading 41-20.

North Dakota State (13-12, 7-8) got within 72-70 when Mike Felt

hit a 3-pointer with 20 seconds to go. But Leroy Nobles and John

Ashworth each made a pair of free throws to seal the win for IUPUI,

which made 16 of 17 from the foul line in the game.

Nobles had 16 points and Stephen Thomas had 11 points, nine in

the first half, for the Jaguars. Michael Tveidt led the Bison with

21 points, and Taylor Braun scored 18 points.