NCAA Game Summary - IUPUI at South Dakota State
(Saturday, February 8th)
Final Score: South Dakota State 83, IUPUI 59
Brookings, SD (SportsNetwork.com) - Jordan Dykstra netted 17 points as the South Dakota State Jackrabbits routed the IUPUI Jaguars, 83-59, in Summit League play at Frost Arena.
Brayden Carlson tallied 14 points for the Jackrabbits (14-10, 6-3 Summit), who won their fourth straight game. Cody Larson added another 13 points and pulled down seven rebounds.
Khufu Najee notched a game-high 19 points for the Jaguars (5-21, 0-9), who dropped their ninth straight and the 14th in the last 15 outings overall. Mitch Patton contributed 12 points before fouling out.
The Jaguars struggled to get going, shooting 30.8 percent from the field in the opening half. At the other end, the Jackrabbits converted 48.2 percent and went up by a comfortable 42-27 margin at halftime.
In the second half the Jaguars picked up the tempo, shooting 42.3 percent from the floor, just slightly beneath their opponent's 42.9 percent. The Jackrabbits, however, hit 12-of-15 at the free-throw line and led by as many as 31 points with 7:24 left.
SDSU outscored the visitors 32-18 in the paint and turned the ball over a mere four times.
02/08 20:21:31 ET