S. Dakota St. 67, E. Illinois 55
Clint Sargent scored 19 points Friday night to lead South Dakota
State to a 67-55 victory over Eastern Illinois in the season opener
for both teams.
Dale Moss added 16 points and Nate Wolters 11 for the
Jackrabbits, who led 40-30 at halftime and opened up an 18-point
lead by the final minutes. It was the first meeting between the
Sargent was 4-of-6 from behind the 3-point line, where South
Dakota State made 10-of-20 in the game.
Jeremy Granger led four Panthers in double figures with 16
points. He also had a game-high nine rebounds. Shaun Pratl had 12
points, Curry McKinney 11 and Tyler Laser 10 for Eastern