Jackrabbits roll past Omaha in Pork Classic

BROOKINGS, S.D. (GoJacks.com) — South Dakota State men’s basketball won its 21st consecutive game at Frost Arena Saturday, rolling past Omaha 81-64 in front of 3,845 fans at the 2020 Pork Classic.

The Jackrabbits (18-8, 9-2 Summit League) claimed their fourth-straight victory overall and maintained their hold on first place in the league standings, thanks in part to four double-digit scorers and a 39-32 advantage on the boards.

Douglas Wilson led the scoring attack with 24 while grabbing eight boards and going 6-of-6 from the free throw line.

Matt Dentlinger went 9-of-12 from the field for 19 points while bringing down seven rebounds. Alex Arians tied a career-high with 19 points to go along with five rebounds and three assists.

David Wingett tied for the team lead with eight rebounds and scored 10 points. Noah Friedel led the Jacks with five assists.

South Dakota State is in the midst of a three-game homestand and returns to action Friday against Denver. The game tips at 7 p.m. on Military Appreciation Night.