Umude lifts South Dakota over W. Illinois 85-72

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Stanley Umude had a season-high 28 points as South Dakota won its eighth consecutive game, topping Western Illinois 85-72 on Wednesday night.

Umude shot 10 for 13 from the field and grabbed six rebounds.

Tyler Hagedorn had 16 points and seven rebounds for South Dakota (19-8, 9-3 Summit League). Triston Simpson added 15 points and six assists. Tyler Peterson had seven rebounds.

Kobe Webster scored a career-high 29 points for the Leathernecks (5-17, 2-10), who have now lost seven consecutive games. Zion Young added 21 points.

The Coyotes leveled the season series against the Leathernecks with the win. Western Illinois defeated South Dakota 82-75 on Dec. 29. South Dakota plays Oral Roberts on the road on Saturday. Western Illinois takes on North Dakota at home on Saturday.