N. Dakota St. 73, UMKC 69

BY foxsports • January 27, 2010

Josh Vaughan finished with 19 points and eight rebounds and North Dakota State rallied in the second half to defeat UMKC 73-69 Tuesday night.

Michael Tveidt added 18 points and Eric Carlson 13 for the Bison (7-12, 4-5 Summit), who trailed by 12 at halftime.

Trey McKinney-Jones led the Kangaroos (9-11, 3-6) with 18 points, and Jay Couisnard had 15.

North Dakota State scored 23 points off 18 UMKC turnovers and rallied by shooting 64 percent in the second half after making only 32 percent of its shots before halftime.

The Bison used a 14-2 run midway through the second half to take a 55-52 lead - their first since 20-18 - and led the rest of the way. A 3-pointer by Vaughan started the rally, and Tveidt hit consecutive 3s to cap it.

The Kangaroos ended the first half with an 18-4 run to take a 36-24 lead into halftime.

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