Jacks open roadtrip with gutsy win

BAKERSFIELD, C.A. (GoJacks.com) — Sounds Dakota State men’s basketball opened its first road trip of the season in wild fashion Saturday night, topping CSU Bakersfield in double-overtime, 93-91.

Down three with the clock winding down in regulation, Baylor Scheierman buried a 3-pointer to force overtime, then sank three more over the next 10 minutes of extra time to help the Jackrabbits improve to 3-0 on the season.

Douglas Wilson paced all scorers with a 26-point effort, adding 13 boards for his first career double-double.

Brandon Key added a career-high 18 points alongside five rebounds and five assists. The Milwaukee, Wis. guard sank all seven of his free throw attempts and played a game-high 45 minutes.

Scheierman finished with 17 points and four 3-pointers in his third collegiate contest, pulling down seven rebounds with two assists in the win.

Wingett (11 points) and Noah Freidel (10 points) rounded out the double-figure scorers for South Dakota State, who shot 47.6 percent as a team and hit 24-30 at the free throw line.

South Dakota State wraps up a two-game swing in the Golden State Tuesday at Southern California. Tip is set for 9 p.m. CST between the Jackrabbits and Trojans.