North Dakota State vs. South Dakota State: Recap and Stats

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North Dakota State vs. South Dakota State: Recap and Stats
North Dakota State 53
(16-5, 7-5 away)
South Dakota State 69
(16-6, 10-0 home)
Venue: Frost Arena
3:05PM ET / 12:05PM PT, January 26, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
North Dakota State 37 16 53
South Dakota State 31 38 69
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
North Dakota State T Braun 15 M Bjorklund 5 L Alexander 3
South Dakota State N Wolters 21 J Dykstra 6 N Wolters 5

On Saturday, January 26th, North Dakota State was thumped by South Dakota State 69-53 in conference play. South Dakota State actually trailed 37-31 at the half, but then they came out of the locker room and dominated in the second half. With the loss, the Bison remain winless versus AP-Ranked teams at 0-2 for the season. Marshall Bjorklund put up four points plus 13 rebounds in a losing effort. Mike Felt had 12 points. For the Jackrabbits, Nate Wolters got a game-high 26 points and seven rebounds. The next game will be on Thursday, January 31st when North Dakota State (16-5, 7-2 Summit League) welcomes Missouri-Kansas City (6-16, 3-6 Summit League).

North Dakota State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 2:40 left to go.
  • The last time NDSU started the season 16-5 was 2008.
  • North Dakota State has lost 75% of the time this season (1-3) after recording 21 or fewer field goals made.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 46.9% or better this season, North Dakota State has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 69 or more total points this season, North Dakota State has lost 80% of the time (1-4).
  • NDSU set a season low for free throws made.
  • The Bison have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 2nd loss of the season where the Bison opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Marshall Bjorklund recorded a team season high in rebounds with 13.
  • TrayVonn Wright accounted for 30.1% of the team's points.
  • Marshall Bjorklund accounted for 44.8% of the team's rebounds.
  • TrayVonn Wright has led the team in scoring in 5 out of 21 games this season.
  • Marshall Bjorklund has led the team in rebounding in 7 out of 21 games this season.
  • Marshall Bjorklund recorded the 8th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Marshall Bjorklund had a career high with 9 defensive rebounds.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Kory Brown.

South Dakota State Game Notes

  • Nate Wolters accounted for 37.6% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Tony Fiegen and Nate Wolters) accounted for 46.6% of the rebounds.
  • Nate Wolters has led the team in scoring 14 times in 22 games this season.
  • Tony Fiegen has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 22 games this season.
  • This marks the 44th 20-point game of Nate Wolters's career.
  • Nate Wolters has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • Tony Fiegen has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jordan Dykstra has 3 straight double-digit point games.
NDSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+M. Bjorklund354133114
BMike Felt341212000
BL. Alexander39943302
B-TrayVonn Wright261611102
CKory Brown23612213
CB. VandenBergh21330000
C-Chris Kading16040100
-Nate Zastrow5300001
SDSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Nate Wolters392674203
AJordan Dykstra351462112
ATony Fiegen351470000
BBrayden Carlson39851102
C+Chad White39721101
-Marcus Heemstra9011000
-Jake Bittle3001001

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