North Dakota State vs Notre Dame Final: 73-69 - Recap
|North Dakota State vs Notre Dame Final: 73-69 - Recap|
Marshall Bjorklund scored 26 points for North Dakota State on Wednesday, leading them to a 73-69 victory over Notre Dame at Joyce Center.
North Dakota State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as underdogs.
North Dakota State got 16 points from Lawrence Alexander and another 13 points from Taylor Braun. Marshall Bjorklund contributed 4 assists, while Lawrence Alexander cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Notre Dame got a 21-point performance from Pat Connaughton, who was supported by 12 points from Eric Atkins. Jerian Grant had 5 assists in a losing cause for Notre Dame, while Garrick Sherman grabbed 10 rebounds.
North Dakota State led at halftime, 39-37.
North Dakota State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-32.