RAPID CITY, S.D.--Larry Nance Jr. converted a three-point play with 2.6 seconds left in overtime to lift Wyoming to a 67-66 win against South Dakota in front of more than 3,300 fans inside the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Saturday. Nance Jr. scored a game-high 25 points for the Cowboys (7-2), who have won six of their last seven.
BONAVENTURE, N.Y.--Charlon Kloof scored a game-high 16 points and led four St. Bonaventure players who scored in double figures as the Bonnies beat South Dakota 68-46 at Reilly Center Saturday in the season opener for both teams.
2012-13 Played in 29 games and earned 19 starts...averaged 5.1 points and 3.9 rebounds per game...became the first freshman to start a season opener at USD since the 2009-10 campaign...led the team, ranked third in the Summit League and 139th nationally in blocked shots (40)...rejected eight shots and had 14 points and seven rebounds in win vs. Waldorf (11/24)...eight blocked shots were most in a single game since 2007-08 season...scored a season-high 21 points on 8 of 13 shooting and had eight rebounds vs. NC Central (11/16)...had eight rebounds three times and was the team's second-leading rebounder...hit two three pointers and had 10 points and three steals at nationally-ranked Gonzaga (11/18)...averaged 19 minutes per game...shot 42.6 percent from the field (58-136).
Prep Versatile 6-7 wing from Lakeville North High School...named to 2012 MBCA All-Star team...named to 2011-12 South Suburban All-Conference team...named to Class AAAA All-Tournament team after leading North to a runner-up finish...averaged 11.3 points and 8.0 rebounds per game at state tournament...averaged 13.4 points per game as a senior after missing first 10 games with a broken wrist...was named a Top 10 Minnesota College Recruiting Prospect by Minnesota Preps.rivals.com...as a junior, averaged 11.4 points per game while leading the team in field goal percentage...averaged three blocks per game and was an all-conference selection, while being named to the NY2LA 2011 Sports Invitational All-Tournament Team...was named the Breakout Player of the Year in the South Suburban Conference by Twin City Boys Hoops.