WBB: Strong second half helps SDSU past North Dakota

South Dakota State overcame a cold first half to roll past North Dakota 72-54 Saturday afternoon at Frost Arena and move to 4-0 in the Summit League.

Four Jackrabbits scored in double figures for the sixth time this season. Paiton Burckhard posted a season-high 15 points, leading the Jacks, to go with six rebounds and five assists.

Haleigh Timmer added 14 while Paige Meyer added 12 points. Freshmen Timmer and Meyer were a combined 8-for-12 from the field, 4-for-6 from beyond the arc and a perfect 6-of-6 from the free throw line.

Tylee Irwin rounded out the top scorers with 10 points. Kallie Theisen matched her season best of 11 rebounds. Myah Selland dished out five assists, also a season high.

SDSU will travel to Vermillion to play South Dakota at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 8th.