Ward guides North Dakota State past North Dakota 83-74

January 19

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Tyson Ward scored a season-high 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to power North Dakota State to an 83-74 victory over North Dakota on Sunday.

Ward hit half of his 22 shots in picking up his third double-double of the season for the Bison (13-6, 4-1 Summit League). Vinnie Shahid hit all eight of his free throws and scored 22, while Tyree Eady added 10 points.

Marlon Stewart paced the Fighting Hawks (8-12, 2-4) with 22 points, six assists and five rebounds. Sophomore Filip Rebraca pitched in with 21 points on 8-of-11 shooting and eight boards.

North Dakota State shot 49% overall, 39% from 3-point range (7 of 18) and hit 20 of 23 free throws (87%). North Dakota shot 45% from the floor, 25% from distance (5 of 20) and made 15 of 17 free throws (88%).



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