S. Dakota 73, Chicago St. 70
Jake Thomas scored 20 points and Kendall Cutler added 16 points
to lead South Dakota to a 73-70 overtime victory over Chicago State
in the Great West tournament on Thursday night.
The Coyotes (17-14) will play Utah Valley, the host and No. 1
seed, in Friday’s semifinals. The tournament champion does not
receive an NCAA automatic bid.
Louie Krogman contributed 15 points for South Dakota. His basket
with 2:20 remaining in overtime gave the Coyotes the lead for good
Jonathan Montgomery had 20 points for Chicago State (6-26). Carl
Montgomery had 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Cougars, and
Antonio Lofton had 14 points and 18 rebounds. Chicago State
outrebounded South Dakota 52-35, but the Coyotes went 23 for 35
from the free-throw line while the Cougars were 9 for 18.