SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) Matt Norman had 25 points in North Dakota's 83-68 win against Denver on Friday night in the opening game of the Summit League tournament.

Norman shot 9 for 14, including 6 for 11 from beyond the arc for the Fightin' Hawks (12-19, 1-0 Summit League). Treysen Eaglestaff scored 15 points and added eight assists and three steals. Brady Danielson was 5 of 7 shooting (2 for 3 from distance) to finish with 13 points, while adding six rebounds.

The Pioneers (15-16, 0-1) were led by Lukas Kisunas, who recorded 27 points and 10 rebounds. Denver also got 18 points, six assists and two steals from Tommy Bruner. Justin Mullins also had 11 points.

North Dakota entered halftime up 31-27. Norman paced the team in scoring in the first half with 11 points. Eaglestaff scored 15 points in the second half to help lead the way as North Dakota went on to secure a victory, outscoring Denver by 11 points in the second half.


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