Hagedorn leads South Dakota past Western Illinois 80-54 (Feb 01, 2018)

BY AP • February 1, 2018

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) Tyler Hagedorn scored 19 points and pulled down nine rebounds, Matt Mooney added 12 points and eight boards and South Dakota cruised to an 80-54 win at Western Illinois on Thursday night.

South Dakota took a 4-2 lead on a Hagedorn layup before the game was two minutes old, stretched it to as many as 31 four times and sent all 14 players into the game.

The Coyotes (19-6, 7-2 Summit League) made 29 of 61 field goals (47.5 percent) with eight 3-pointers and out-rebounded Western Illinois 48-31. With the win, South Dakota keeps pace with South Dakota State (20-6, 8-1) atop the Summit and has won five of its last six, including a win at South Dakota State.

Western Illinois (10-11, 1-7) was led by 13 points from C.J. Duff and nine points each from Kobe Webster, Dalan Ancrum, and Isaac Johnson. Webster, who has had a breakout freshman year, was held to 3 of 12 shooting. The Leathernecks are in a four-game skid.

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