N. Dakota St. 90, Dickinson St. 83
Michael Tveidt had 21 points and Josh Vaughan added 20 as North Dakota defeated Dickinson State 90-83 Wednesday night.
Eric Carlson added 19 points and eight rebounds for the Bison (4-4)
Joshua Henry and Nathan Lebsock had 21 points each to lead Dickinson State, an NAIA team. Brian Lebsock had 15 points and Nate Williams added 12 for the Blue Hawks.
Both teams shot above 50 percent, but NDSU outrebounded Dickinson State 37-27.
The Bison led by as much as 11 with 6:37 to play in the first half before Dickinson State clawed back to tie it at 37 with 22 seconds left in the half. A jumper by Vaughan with three seconds to go gave NDSU a 39-37 halftime lead.
Dickinson State held it close in the second half and led 52-48 with 14:30 left, but NDSU went on a 7-0 run and the Blue Hawks never led again.