S Dakota St routs N Dakota 99-63 behind Daum’s 25 points
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) Mike Daum scored 25 points with 10 rebounds and South Dakota State ran away from North Dakota 99-63 on Tuesday night to win their sixth straight at home.
It was Daum’s 39th career game with 20 points or more.
David Jenkins Jr.’s jumper put South Dakota State up for good, 11-10, and the Jackrabbits led 55-30 at halftime after shooting 71.4 percent from the floor and scoring on 28 of their 39 possessions.
Marlon Stewart, Dale Jones and Geno Crandall each hit 3s and North Dakota closed to 57-39 early in the second half, but Reed Tellinghuisen scored five in a 10-2 run and the Jackrabbits led by as many as 37 the rest of the way.
Jenkins scored 15 points with seven rebounds, Tellinghuisen added 13 points, and Tevin King had 11. The Jackrabbits (9-4) finished shooting 58.9 percent from the floor, outscored the Fighting Hawks 48-32 in the paint and outrebounded them 40-29.
Jones scored a career-high 18 points and Conner Avants added 10 for North Dakota (4-6), which has lost three straight.