S. Dakota St. 82, W. Illinois 61
Jordan Dykstra had 20 points, all in the second half, to lead
five South Dakota players who scored in double figures as the
Jackrabbits defeated Western Illinois 82-61 on Saturday night.
Griffan Callahan had 13 points, Chad White 12 and Clint Sargent
and Tony Fiegen 10 each for South Dakota (17-9, 9-6 Summit League).
Sargent had nine rebounds.
Matt Lander scored 16 points and Jack Houpt 15 for the
Leathernecks (7-18, 2-12). Kaimarr Price added 12 points and nine
rebounds, and Jelani Johnson had 10 points.
The Jackrabbits used a 24-5 run over a 7:46 first-half stretch –
Callahan made two 3-pointers during the spree, and White and
Sargent added one each – to build a 39-17 lead. South Dakota
increased the cushion to 28 in the second half.