Scores

Final

North Dakota St 55

(24-8, 12-4 Summit)

W Illinois 43

(22-8, 13-3 Summit)

    9:30 PM ET, March 11, 2013

    Sioux Falls Arena, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    1 2 T
    NDSU 24 3155
    WIU 20 2343

    Top Performers

    North Dakota St: T. Wright 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Western Illinois: A. Link 12 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl

    N. Dakota St. 55, W. Illinois 43

    Associated Press

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- TrayVonn Wright led North Dakota State with 19 points and the Bison survived a defensive battle to beat Western Illinois 55-43 Monday night in the semifinals of the Summit League tournament.

    North Dakota State (24-8) will face top seed and defending champion South Dakota State in the finals Tuesday night.

    Taylor Braun added 14 points for the Bison and pulled down seven rebounds.

    Adam Link led Western Illinois (22-8) with 12 points and eight rebounds.

    Leathernecks point guard Ceola Clark, who scored nine points, went down with a leg injury midway through the second half and had to be carried off the court. He later returned to the bench on crutches.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NDSU
    WIU
    Points 55 43
    FG Made-Attempted 18-39 (.462) 15-42 (.357)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-14 (.500) 3-16 (.188)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-14 (.857) 10-15 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 14 0

    2012-13 Season

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