South Dakota State beats South Dakota 75-61
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) Jordan Dykstra scored 19 points Saturday and grabbed 10 rebounds as South Dakota State dominated Summit League rival South Dakota 75-61.
The Jackrabbits never trailed and jumped to an 8-1 lead, then used runs of 8-0 and 11-2 to lead 37-24 at halftime. Dykstra scored 11 points in the half.
South Dakota State (18-11, 10-4) opened the second half with a 7-2 run and led by as many as 23. The Coyotes ripped a 10-0 run, capped by a 3-pointer by Tyler Flack, to narrow the lead to 67-51 at 3:48, but the Jackrabbits’ lead was too big to overcome.
Brayden Carlson scored 15 for South Dakota State, Jake Bittle 13, Cody Larson 12, and Chad White 10 and five assists. The Jackrabbits out-rebounded the Coyotes 40-29.
Brandon Bos led South Dakota (12-17, 6-8) with 21 points and Flack finished with 16.