NCAA Game Summary - South Dakota State at South Dakota
(Saturday, January 5)
Final Score: South Dakota 74, South Dakota State
Vermillion, SD (Sports Network) - Juevol Myles scored 22 points as the South Dakota Coyotes held on for a 74-71 victory over the South Dakota State Jackrabbits in a Summit League matchup at the DakotaDome.
Brandon Bos scored 16 points and hit a pair of clutch free throws as well for South Dakota (7-10, 3-2 Summit) which had lost three of its previous four. Casey Kasperbauer added 14 points, Trevor Gruis had 12 and Karim Rowson brought down 12 rebounds off the bench.
Nate Wolters paced South Dakota State (11-6, 2-2) with a game-high 26 points. Chad White added 16 points and Brayden Carlson had 11 for the Jackrabbits who had won two of their previous three.
The Coyotes dominated the first half and led 42-25 at intermission after hitting on 55.2 percent of their field goal attempts including 5-of-11 from beyond the arc. The Jackrabbits lagged behind as they netted just 25.0 percent of their first half field goals.
After trailing by as many as 20 points in the second half South Dakota State pulled to within a point on a Jordan Dykstra's 3-pointer with four seconds remaining. Bos then sank a pair of free throws and the Jackrabbits were unable to get a shot off in the final seconds.
Both teams relied heavily on shots from beyond the arc with South Dakota State netting 10-of-29 attempts from distance and South Dakota making 8-of-18.
01/05 20:14:43 ET