Shahid puts North Dakota St. over Denver in Summit tourney
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid scored 22 points, including two free throws in the final seconds that gave his team the win, as No. 1 seed North Dakota State edged past eighth-seeded Denver 71-69 in a Summit League tournament quarterfinal on Saturday night.
The score was tied 69-all when Shahid was fouled with six seconds remaining and made both of his free throws to give the Bison (23-8) the winning margin.
The Bison advance to the tournament semifinals on Monday evening to face the winner of Sunday’s quarterfinal contest between No. 4 seed Oral Roberts (16-13) and fifth-seeded Omaha (16-15).