Jacks win third straight to close 2019

BROOKINGS, S.D. (GoJacks.com) — South Dakota State men’s basketball claimed its third-consecutive win Saturday at Frost Arena, topping Idaho 85-57 to wrap up nonleague play.

The Jackrabbits (9-6) had four players with double-digit scoring performances, led by Douglas Wilson’s 18. Alex Arians scored 15, going 6-of-8 from the field, and David Wingett tallied 12 with a trio of 3-pointers.

Matt Dentlinger collected his third career double-double with 12 points and 10 boards. Arians just missed a double-double of his own in a nine-rebound and three-assist performance, adding a career-high five steals.

SDSU shot 48.4 percent from the field with a season-high 11 3-pointers from eight different Jackrabbits.

The Jacks also scooped a season-high 10 steals, turning 18 Idaho turnovers into a 29-4 advantage in points off turnovers.

South Dakota State opens Summit League play December 29th at Omaha. The Jackrabbits and Mavericks tip at 4:30 p.m. from Baxter Arena following the women’s game.

 

(PHOTO: SDSU Sports Information)