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.