South Dakota vs North Dakota State Wrap - North Dakota State Wins 82-54

South Dakota vs North Dakota State Wrap - North Dakota State Wins 82-54

North Dakota State cruised to victory on Thursday, running South Dakota out of the gym and running up an 82-54 score at Bison Sports Arena.

Bettors who backed North Dakota State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 15.5 at sportsbooks.

North Dakota State got 15 points from Taylor Braun and another 15 points from Mike Felt. Taylor Braun contributed 6 assists, while Taylor Braun cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

South Dakota got a 10-point performance from Karim Rowson, who was supported by 9 points from Tyler Flack. Tyler Flack had 1 assists in a losing cause for South Dakota, while Tyler Flack grabbed 5 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed North Dakota State were victorious, as the score was 36-15 at the break.

The rebound battle favored North Dakota State as they grabbed 37 boards, while South Dakota only had 27.