NCAA Game Summary - South Dakota at North Dakota State

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Fargo, ND (Sports Network) - TrayVonn Wright finished with 17 points to lead the North Dakota State Bison to their 10th straight home win as they took down the South Dakota Coyotes, 65-46, in a Summit League bout at the Bison Sports Arena.

For the Bison (18-5, 9-2 Summit), Brett VandenBergh added 14 points, Kory Brown chipped in with 10 and Lawrence Alexander dished out eight assists.

Brandon Bos led the Coyotes (8-15, 4-7) with 16 points, while Trevor Gruis finished with 14.

NDSU shot 43.5 percent from the field in the first half, including 4-of-14 from 3-point range, as they were able to go into halftime leading 24-15. USD struggled from the floor, making just 35 percent of their field goal tries and missing all but one of their eight shots from beyond the 3-point arc.

After intermission the Bison came out hot, connecting on 57.7 percent of their field goal attempts and 5-of-10 from 3-point distance. The Coyotes improved to 43.5 percent from the field and made 3-of-5 of their 3-point tries in the half. The Bison pushed their lead to as many as 23 points in the second half, as they cruised to victory.

The Bison forced a total of 14 turnovers, trading them in for 17 points along the way.

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