North Dakota State stampedes past Valley City State, 101-58
FARGO, N.D. (AP) Deng Geu and Rocky Kreuser combined to score 35 points as North Dakota State drubbed NAIA Valley City State, 101-58 on Tuesday night.
The Bison stampeded to a 22-point lead by intermission, closing the period on an 8-0 run, and finished the game shooting 70.2 percent from the field (40 of 57), including 8 of 18 from behind the 3-point arc, and held a decisive, 40-21 edge on the boards.
Geu was 8 of 9 from the field to post 18 points while grabbing seven boards. Kreuser was 5 of 7 from the field and 6 of 7 from the line to add 17 points. Paul Miller, Tyson Ward and Jared Samuelson each added 11 points.
North Dakota State (5-5) now has won 19 straight games against the Vikings and is 43-7 all-time in a series that dates back to the 1901-02 season.
Jayden Ferguson and Austin Dunbar scored 15 and 14 points, respectively, for Valley City State.