North Dakota 74, Utah Valley St. 58
Travis Bledsoe scored 20 points, surpassing 1,000 for his
career, and North Dakota defeated Utah Valley 74-58 Saturday.
Nick Haugen added 14 points and Derek Benter 12 for the Fighting
Sioux (7-18, 4-3 Great West).
Jordan Swarbrick led the Wolverines (11-15, 4-6) with 21 points
and Tyray Petty had 15.
Bledsoe, a senior, is the 30th player in North Dakota history to
score at least 1,000 points.
After a tightly contested first half, the Sioux pulled away
early in the second. The score was tied at 39 with just over 17
minutes to play when North Dakota put together a 20-4 run. The
Sioux led by double digits the rest of the way.
The first half included six lead changes, five ties and neither
team led by more than six.