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S. Dakota 69, Tabor 63


VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) - Charlie Westbrook scored 21 points and South Dakota coach Dave Boots won his 600th game as the Coyotes held off Tabor 69-63 Monday night.

Trevor Gruis added 17 points and Louie Krogman 13 for the Coyotes (2-3). Jared Bartling grabbed 11 rebounds.

In his 31st season of coaching, Boots is now 600-263.

Ryan Chippeaux's 15 points paced the NAIA Bluejays (3-6). Tabor outrebounded South Dakota 43-38 but made only 4 of 5 free throws to 21 of 37 for the Coyotes.

South Dakota led 33-24 before Tabor ran off 10 unanswered points and took a 34-33 lead with 15:43 left.

But trailing 41-39, South Dakota scored seven points in a row, ending with Krogman's basket, for a 46-41 edge with 10:53 to go.

Tabor closed within 64-63 with 1:18 left, but Krogman made two free throws and Allen Saint-Gelais converted a three-point play for the final margin.

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Tabor Bluejays
R. Chippeaux, F227-121-281415
A. Higgins, F171-60-06122
K. Wallace, G273-60-03638
L. Kingsley, G262-100-00146
J. Penn, G162-73-32128
R. Wells222-80-04305
D. Clark-Kaneable213-70-06116
P. Jimenez200-40-01220
M. Frise184-80-05139
M. Janzen72-40-01104
C. Arnold40-00-02020
D. Loewen00-00-00000
T. Redding00-00-00000
G. Serene00-00-00000
Totals 26-724-543182363
T. Gruis, C368-131-491117
J. Bartling, C210-11-411321
L. Krogman, G363-97-1216213
C. Westbrook, G367-127-1051121
N. Hilliard IV, G110-10-00110
J. Boots292-62-23118
A. Saint-Gelais192-33-34227
S. Tecker61-20-00002
B. Bos40-20-02000
N. Mabbutt20-00-20200
Totals 23-4921-3738171069
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