South Dakota vs. Montana State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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South Dakota vs. Montana State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
South Dakota 85
(9-18, 4-11 away)
Montana State 74
(10-15, 8-5 home)
Venue: Worthington Arena
3:00PM ET / 12:00PM PT, February 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
South Dakota 36 49 85
Montana State 29 45 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
South Dakota B Bos 21 T Gruis 7 J Myles 7
Montana State X Blount 16 P Egwuonwu 10 M Colbert 2

South Dakota got a win on the road against Montana State 85-74 on Sunday, Feb. 24. Brandon Bos played well for the Coyotes and put up a game-high 21 points and three rebounds. Juevol Myles also had a great game, scoring 16 points and adding seven assists. Xavier Blount finished with a team-high 16 points and two rebounds for the Bobcats. The next game will be on Thursday, Feb. 28 when South Dakota (9-18, 4-10 Summit League) heads to IUPUI (5-23, 1-13 Summit League).

South Dakota Game Notes

  • USD beat the spread by 15 points. That makes the 11th time this season the Coyotes have beaten the spread.
  • The Coyotes have won 75 percent of the time this season (6-2) after recording 15 or more assists.
  • This season South Dakota has won 100 percent of the time (5-0) when Brandon Bos has five free throws made or more.
  • USD set a season low for blocks (zero).
  • The Coyotes have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past five games.
  • Juevol Myles recorded a team season high in assists with seven.
  • The top two scorers (Brandon Bos and Juevol Myles) accounted for 43.5 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Trevor Gruis and Steve Tecker) accounted for 41.9 percent of the rebounds.
  • Brandon Bos has led the team in scoring in three out of 27 games this season.
  • Trevor Gruis has led the team in rebounding in 14 out of 27 games this season.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Brandon Bos's career.
  • Juevol Myles has four straight double-digit point games.

Montana State Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Bobcats losing streak to five games.
  • Paul Egwuonwu recorded a team season high in defensive rebounds with nine.
  • The top two scorers (Xavier Blount and Antonio Biglow) accounted for 41.8 percent of the points.
  • Paul Egwuonwu accounted for 34.4 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Xavier Blount has led the team in scoring five times in 25 games this season.
  • Paul Egwuonwu has led the team in rebounding 15 times in 25 games this season.
  • Xavier Blount set a career high with a 83 percent field goal percentage.
  • Paul Egwuonwu recorded the third double-digit rebound game of his career.
USD PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Brandon Bos402132101
A+Juevol Myles381647201
AC. Kasperbauer371444301
ASteve Tecker17960102
B+Trevor Gruis321472104
C+Tyler Flack261130102
-Jordan Boots4000001
-Karim Rowson3020000
-Eric Robertson3000000
MTST PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAntonio Biglow191521102
BXavier Blount331621003
BMichael Dison13231200
C+Marcus Colbert23642101
C+Flavien Davis331111100
C+Paul Egwuonwu247100115
C+Christian Moon301220001
C-Jeff Budinich5310000
DBlake Brumwell12011000
-Calen Coleman5000000
-Eric Norman3220000

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