South Dakota vs. North Dakota State: Recap and Stats

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South Dakota vs. North Dakota State: Recap and Stats
South Dakota 46
(8-15, 3-10 away)
North Dakota State 65
(18-5, 11-0 home)
Venue: Bison Sports Arena
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
South Dakota 15 31 46
North Dakota State 24 41 65
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
South Dakota B Bos 16 K Rowson 4 C Kasperbauer 3
North Dakota State T Wright 17 M Bjorklund 9 L Alexander 8

On Saturday, February 2nd, North Dakota State won big against South Dakota 65-46 in Summit League action. The Bison now have a record of 0-2 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. The Bison got the win with a game-high 17 points and seven rebounds from TrayVonn Wright. Brett VandenBergh also had a good game, scoring a season-high 14 points and adding two rebounds. For the Coyotes, Brandon Bos finished with a team-high 16 points and four rebounds. Next up for North Dakota State (18-5, 9-2 Summit League) is Oakland (11-13, 6-4 Summit League) on Thursday, February 7th on the road.

North Dakota State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 2:29 left to go.
  • The last time NDSU started the season 18-5 was 2008.
  • NDSU beat the spread by 1.0 points. That makes the 14th time this season the Bison have beaten the spread.
  • North Dakota State has won 100% of the time this season (11-0) when its field goal percentage has been 51.0% or better.
  • The Bison have won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after recording 9 or more three-pointers.
  • North Dakota State has won 100% of the time this season (10-0) after committing 10 or fewer turnovers.
  • NDSU has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) when opponents record 46 or fewer total points.
  • NDSU has won 100% of the time this season (11-0) after holding an opponent to under 30.8% three-point percentage.
  • This season North Dakota State has won 100% of the time (4-0) when TrayVonn Wright has 17 points or more and 83% of the time (5-1) when Lawrence Alexander plays 39 minutes or more.
  • The Bison have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • This is the 9th game at home this season--NDSU has a 24.7 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Lawrence Alexander recorded a team season high in assists with 8.
  • The top two scorers (TrayVonn Wright and Brett VandenBergh) accounted for 47.6% of the points.
  • Marshall Bjorklund accounted for 33.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • TrayVonn Wright has led the team in scoring in 6 out of 23 games this season.
  • Marshall Bjorklund has led the team in rebounding in 8 out of 23 games this season.
  • TrayVonn Wright had a career high with 8 field goals made.

South Dakota Game Notes

  • South Dakota lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This loss extended the Coyotes losing streak to 3 games.
  • Brandon Bos accounted for 34.7% of the team's points.
  • Trevor Gruis has led the team in rebounding 11 times in 23 games this season.
USD PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Brandon Bos351640000
BTrevor Gruis281442004
CJuevol Myles26811201
CC. Kasperbauer33123101
C-Eric Robertson21311101
C-Karim Rowson21240101
DJordan Boots25231003
FTyler Flack11000003
NDSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATrayVonn Wright261771222
AB. VandenBergh321422100
B+M. Bjorklund25691111
BNate Zastrow7611000
BL. Alexander39238002
B-Chris Kading19411020
CKory Brown281023005
CMike Felt18610100
-Jordan Aaberg3010000

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