Robertson leads South Dakota over CS Northridge 76-72
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Eric Robertson scored 6 of his 16 points in the final three minutes to help South Dakota beat Cal State Northridge 76-72 at the Northern Illinois Showcase on Sunday.
Robertson was 6 of 9 from the floor, and made all four of his free-throw attempts. Casey Kasperbauer and Tre Burnette scored 13 points each, and Shy McClelland added 11 for South Dakota (1-2).
Jason Richardson had 22 points and seven assists to lead Cal State Northridge (1-2).
Richardson made a 3-pointer, and split a pair of free throws to put the Matadors up 68-66 with 3:08 to play. Robertson scored on a jumper and layup, and made a pair of free throws along with Trey Norris, and the Coyotes led 74-69.
Richardson made another 3-pointer, but McClelland made two more free throws with seven seconds left to seal it.