ncaab Game Recap
South Dakota Falls 89-77 to North Dakota State - Recap
South Dakota was scorched by Sam Griesel for 26 points as North Dakota State defeated them 89-77 in NCAA action on Sunday.
Bettors who backed North Dakota State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -2.5 at sportsbooks.
Tyree Eady had 18 points for North Dakota State and Jarius Cook chipped in with 13 points. Tyree Eady had 3 assists for them, while Maleeck Harden-Hayes was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 5 boards.
South Dakota got 39 points from Stanley Umude in a losing cause and another 22 points from Tasos Kamateros. Stanley Umude contributed 4 assists for them, while Xavier Fuller had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed North Dakota State were victorious, as the score was 40-38 at the break.
North Dakota State had a 33-17 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.