S. Dakota St. 86, Buffalo 65

Nate Wolters had game highs of 22 points and eight assists as

South Dakota State won its 15th straight home game, beating Buffalo

86-65 on Saturday.

Griffan Callahan hit three 3-pointers and scored 21 points for

the Jackrabbits (22-7), a Summit League team for whom the

BracketBusters victory was its third in a row. Tony Fiegen added 11

points.

Mitchell Watt led the Bulls (16-8) with 15 points and eight

rebounds. Zach Filzen scored 13 and Tony Watson 11, and each player

made three 3-pointers.

Buffalo, which dropped its second straight, never led. But the

Bulls trailed only 21-18 late in the first half when the

Jackrabbits went on a 10-0 run for a 31-18 edge with 2:44 before

the break.

The Bulls never got closer than nine after that, and the lead

peaked at 23 points in the final minutes.

South Dakota State shot 49 percent (27 of 55).