Tigers overpower Trojans in 175th meeting

MITCHELL, S.D. (DWUAthletics.com & DSUAthletics.com) – Josh McGreal hit the 1,000-point club milestone at Dakota State (S.D.) Wednesday evening, despite falling to long-time rival Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) 81-63 in the 175th all-time series meeting at Corn Palace. The Tigers shot 52.5 percent overall in the game, while the Trojans shot 45.8 percent.

Dakota State dropped their overall record to 0-3. Dakota Wesleyan won their sixth straight game after dropping their season opener game versus Valley City State (N.D.) last month, lifting their overall record to 6-1.

Both teams will be meeting for the second meeting of the season later this month on Dec. 30 at DSU Fieldhouse.

The Trojans kick off their North Star Athletic Association schedule on Saturday evening, hosting Bellevue (Neb.). Tip-off is set for 5 p.m. at DSU Fieldhouse. DSU also host Oak Hills (Minn.) for a non-conference contest on Sunday at 3 p.m.

DWU returns to conference action with a bout against Doane University at 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Corn Palace.