MBB: Jacks dismantle Fighting Hawks


Brookings, S.D. (GoJacks.com) – South Dakota State posted a dominant 96-61 victory over North Dakota in Frost Arena on Thursday to improve to 9-0 in conference play.

Five Jackrabbits scored in double figures, led by Douglas Wilson’s 23 points and six rebounds as Baylor Scheierman poured in 13 points, six rebounds, five assists and two steals.

Luke Appel also finished with 13 points while Zeke Mayo and Matt Mims combined for 6-of-11 from behind the arc and each scored 11 points.

SDSU (18-4, 9-0 Summit League) shot 57.8 percent from the field, 52.2 percent from deep and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. The Jacks out-rebounded the Fighting Hawks 39-30 and had a pounding 48 points in the paint compared to the opponent’s 26 points.

SDSU will host North Dakota State at 2 p.m. on Saturday in Frost Arena