MBB: Jacks cruise past UND


GRAND FORKS, N.D. (GoJacks.com) – South Dakota State men’s basketball grabbed its 20th win of the season and third in five days on Monday night, sliding past North Dakota 70-64 in Betty Engelstad Center.

Three Jackrabbits finished in double figures, led by 24 points, eight rebounds and five assists from Baylor Scheierman.

Charlie Easley tied his career high in scoring with 13 points and three steals while Zeke Mayo scored 12, highlighted by two of the team’s five 3-pointers.

SDSU now has the fourth longest active winning streak in the nation with 11 straight wins while improving to 11-0 in conference play.

SDSU will face South Dakota in Vermillion on Saturday, Feb. 5, for a second matchup in the South Dakota Showdown Series. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m.