FARGO, N.D.--North Dakota State shot out to a 24-3 lead and never looked back in an 82-54 win against South Dakota Thursday night at the Bison Sports Arena. The Bison (22-6, 11-2 Summit) have won the Summit League regular season championship outright and have won 11 of their last 12 games. South Dakota (12-16, 6-7) lost for the first time in four games.
VERMILLION, S.D.--Karim Rowson scored a team-high 11 points and Tyler Larson added 10 as South Dakota drew even in the Summit League standings with a 64-54 win against Western Illinois on Senior Day Saturday at the DakotaDome.
INDIANPOLIS--South Dakota senior center Trevor Gruis notched his 1,300th-career point and continued his dominance of IUPUI in a 71-67 win Saturday at the Jungle. The Coyotes (10-15, 4-6 Summit) got a much-needed road win ahead of next week's final two regular season home games.
2013-14 Played in all 30 games and earned 21 starts at small forward ... averaged 18 minutes a contest ... started all 14 conference games and was the team's fifth-leading scorer in league play at 7.6 points per game ... on the season, averaged 5.3 points and 3.1 rebounds ... had 17 assists, 17 steals and six blocks ... shot 43 percent from the field (49-112) ... had nine boards and scored a season-high 21 points on 6 of 10 shooting (3-3 3FG) in a 14-point win against Fort Wayne (1/18) ... had four double-digit scoring efforts and averaged nine points in the final eight games of the season.
2012-13 One of four Coyotes who played in all 30 games...started the first 16 games of the season and totaled 19 starts in all...averaged 7.9 points and 3.9 rebounds per game...averaged 10 points and five rebounds at the DakotaDome...finished second on the team in rebounding and third in both steals (25) and blocks (12)...shot 44 percent from the field (77-175) and 75.7 percent from the free-throw line (81-107), good for 11th in the Summit League...scored 19 points in the season opener vs. Southern (11/14)...had nine points on 8 of 9 shooting vs. Western Illinois (11/29)...scored in double figures 11 times...had a season-high 12 rebounds in win vs. South Dakota State (1/5)...made 11 of 14 free throws and had 17 points vs. Morehead State (12/19)...had four steals vs. IUPUI (12/1)...averaged 20 minutes per game...Summit League honor roll member
Western Oklahoma State College Averaged 18 points and five rebounds per game to lead the Pioneers in scoring as a sophomore for head coach Rolando De La Berrera...was named to the All-Region II team and led the region in scoring...shot 52.3 percent from the field and had a career-high 40 points to go along with 12 rebounds versus Seminole State College in the Region II Tournament on Mar. 5... tallied 37 points and 12 rebounds versus Kansas State-Salina on Dec. 9 and had 29 points and 11 rebounds versus Northern Oklahoma College on Jan. 12...averaged eight points and four rebounds per game while helping guide the Pioneers to a 21-9 record and a berth in the Region 11 Tournament.
Prep Prepped at Waldeigh High School in Harlem, N.Y., where he played for head coach Michael Crump...averaged 13 points and eight rebounds per game, and was named second team all-city as a senior...as a junior, averaged 16 points and seven rebounds also earning second team all-city honors.