BROOKINGS, S.D. -- Nate Wolters had 18 points, six assists and five rebounds to lead South Dakota State to its seventh straight victory in an 88-57 rout over UMKC on Saturday.
Kansas City has lost four straight contests.
Jordan Dykstra had 16 points and nine rebounds, Zach Horstman had 13 points and South Dakota State (18-6, 9-2 Summit) shot 47.4 percent from the field including 10 made 3-pointers and a 24 of 29 performance from the free-throw line. The Jackrabbits had 19 assists as a team.
Off a Dykstra steal, Brayden Carlson sunk a fast-break lay-up to give the Jackrabbits a 26-6 lead with 8:14 remaining in the first half and South Dakota State never looked back. Carlson finished his night with 11 points and three assists.
Chad White scored 12 points and pulled five rebounds for the Jackrabbits.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.