North Dakota 78, Chicago St. 57

Troy Huff scored 21 points, and North Dakota made 57 percent of

its shots to pull away and defeat Chicago State 80-70 on

Saturday.

Huff made 7 of 13 field-goal attempts and pulled down 10

rebounds for the Fighting Sioux (12-11, 5-2 Great West), winners of

seven of their last nine games. Aaron Anderson scored 16 points and

Patrick Mitchell and Jordan Allard had 10 each.

Carl Montgomery scored 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting for the

Cougars (6-20, 3-6), who took their third straight loss. Antonio

Lofton had 16 points and 10 rebounds.

The Fighting Sioux made 28 of 49 shots. They connected on 14 of

23 field-goal attempts (61 percent) in the second half to pull away

from the Cougars, who had tied it at 42 shortly after halftime.

Chicago State made 25 of 52 shots (48 percent).