OMAHA, N.E. (GoJacks.com) — South Dakota State (14-4, 5-0 Summit League) pieced together a game-defining 20-0 run midway through the first half enroute to a 95-86 victory over Omaha in Baxter Arena Thursday night.
The win solidifies SDSU’s spot at the top of the league, sitting with a 5-0 conference record.
Four Jackrabbits finished in double figures, led by season-high showings from Baylor Scheierman and Matt Dentlinger.
Scheierman grabbed a double-double off of perfect 6-of-6 shooting from behind the arc and finished with 26 points, 11 rebounds and six assists. Dentlinger followed closely behind with 25 points and seven rebounds.
Charlie Easley finished with 13 points and five rebounds while Zeke Mayo chipped in 11 points and dished out a career high nine assists.
SDSU returns to Frost Arena to face the Denver Pioneers for Saturday afternoon action on Jan. 15. Tip is scheduled for 2 p.m.