Scores

Final

W Illinois 55

(7-10, 1-1 Summit)

South Dakota St 64

(10-8, 2-1 Summit)

    8:00 PM ET, January 16, 2014

    Frost Arena, Brookings, South Dakota

    1 2 T
    WIU 27 2855
    SDST 34 3064

    Top Performers

    Western Illinois: G. Covington 24 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    South Dakota St: J. Dykstra 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    South Dakota St. beats Western Illinois 64-55

    Associated Press

    BROOKINGS, S.D. -- Jordan Dykstra scored 20 points and Brayden Carlson added 16 as South Dakota State jumped out to an early lead and never trailed in a 64-55 victory over Western Illinois on Thursday night.

    The Jackrabbits (10-8, 2-1 Summit) started the game with eight straight points, and went ahead 34-27 at the half. They opened up the second half on a 7-0 run and led by as many as 15 points after the break.

    Dykstra went 10 of 10 and Carlson finished 9 of 10 from the free-throw line. South Dakota State shot 20 of 22 on free throws (90.9 percent) while Western Illinois finished at 66.7 percent (12 of 18).

    Cody Larson added 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Jackrabbits.

    Garret Covington led the Leathernecks (7-10, 1-1) with 24 points and three assists, and went 4 of 7 from behind the 3-point arc.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WIU
    SDST
    Points 55 64
    FG Made-Attempted 18-43 (.419) 19-46 (.413)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-16 (.438) 6-15 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-18 (.667) 20-22 (.909)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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