BROOKINGS, S.D. ( — South Dakota State men’s basketball shook off a cold start and rolled to a 21-point victory Wednesday evening at Frost Arena, topping North Dakota 87-66 in front of 2,271 fans.

Douglas Wilson led the Jacks with 22 points in 24 minutes of action, burying nine field goals with a 4-of-5 effort at the line. Matt Mims scored a career-high 14 points off the bench, including 4-for-5 from 3-point range.

Alou Dillon added a career-high as well, finishing with 12 points on 6-of-7 shooting, tallying all of his points in the second half.

Noah Freidel added to the scoring with 16 points and recorded six rebounds, while Baylor Scheierman pulled down seven rebounds and dished four assists.

The Jackrabbits (14-7, 5-1 Summit League), shot 50 percent from the field (58 percent in the second half) and won their fifth straight game.

South Dakota State heads for Vermillion this weekend to take on the South Dakota Coyotes Sunday. Tip is set for 3:30 p.m. inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.


(PHOTO: SDSU Sports Information)