Recap - North Dakota State Defeats South Dakota 66-63

Recap - North Dakota State Defeats South Dakota 66-63

TrayVonn Wright scored 20 points leading North Dakota State to a 66-63 victory over South Dakota at DakotaDome on Thursday.

North Dakota State won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread.

Lawrence Alexander had 12 points for North Dakota State and Taylor Braun chipped in with 11 points. Taylor Braun had 5 assists for them, while TrayVonn Wright was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

South Dakota got 16 points from Trevor Gruis in a losing cause and another 14 points from Brandon Bos. Brandon Bos contributed 3 assists for them, while Tyler Flack had 10 rebounds.

North Dakota State hit the break leading 44-33 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored South Dakota as they grabbed 36 boards, while North Dakota State only had 29.