North Dakota State Downs Denver 78-68 - Match Report
|North Dakota State Downs Denver 78-68 - Match Report|
North Dakota State grabbed a 78-68 win over Denver on Saturday, behind a 16-point effort from Taylor Braun at Bison Sports Arena.
North Dakota State did not, however, defeat Denver against the spread, which closed at 10.5 at most sportsbooks.
North Dakota State got 13 points from Jordan Aaberg and another 12 points from Marshall Bjorklund. Marshall Bjorklund contributed 3 assists, while Taylor Braun cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Denver got a 20-point performance from Brett Olson, who was supported by 19 points from Nate Engesser. Chris Udofia had 7 assists in a losing cause for Denver, while Chris Udofia grabbed 5 rebounds.
North Dakota State led at halftime, 27-22.
North Dakota State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-19.