Johnson has 20 points, 14 boards as Missouri St. beats SDSU
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) Alize Johnson had 20 points while grabbing 14 rebounds to lead Missouri State to its fifth straight win, a 73-53 victory over South Dakota State on Saturday night.
Reggie Scurry came off the bench to score 14 points, hitting 6 of 9 field goals, and Jarrid Rhodes made all four attempts from long range for 12 points for Missouri State (7-2).
The Bears never trailed, taking a 43-26 lead into the break and pushing their advantage to 70-48 with 2:42 left in the game.
Missouri State hit 48 percent (30-62) from the floor, nailing 9 of 24 from long range. The Jackrabbits (7-3), who saw their four-game win streak snapped, was held to 21-of-59 (35 percent) shooting.
Tevin King led SDSU with 13 points and Reed Tellinghuisen added 12. Mike Daum, who averages 20 points a game, was held to just seven points on 3-of-14 shooting.