Summit League Tournament - North Dakota State Downs UMKC 69-58 - Match Report
|Summit League Tournament - North Dakota State Downs UMKC 69-58 - Match Report|
UMKC was burned for 27 points by Taylor Braun on Sunday as North Dakota State picked up a 69-58 win at Sioux Falls Arena.
North Dakota State did not, however, defeat UMKC against the spread, which closed at 16 at most sportsbooks.
Marshall Bjorklund had 18 points for North Dakota State and Lawrence Alexander chipped in with 14 points. Kory Brown had 4 assists for them, while Marshall Bjorklund was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
UMKC got 14 points from Trinity Hall in a losing cause and another 9 points from Nate Rogers. Estan Tyler contributed 7 assists for them, while Brad Reid had 7 rebounds.
North Dakota State hit the break trailing 22-19 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored North Dakota State as they grabbed 35 boards, while UMKC only had 25.