North Dakota vs Idaho State

Idaho St. 76, North Dakota 63


POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - Kenny McGowen scored 18 points and Melvin Morgan added 17 as Idaho State avenged an earlier loss to North Dakota with a 76-63 victory Saturday night.

Garrett Swanson added 15 points for the Bengals (2-5), who lost to North Dakota 63-47 on Nov. 14 in Grand Fork, N.D. Swanson had six of his points during an 8-2 run midway through the first half as Idaho State took control of the game.

Abner Moreira had 14 rebounds to lead the Bengals to a 42-28 advantage on the boards.

Aaron Anderson scored 20 points, Patrick Mitchell 15 and Troy Huff 14 for North Dakota (4-3), a future member of the Big Sky Conference.

The Fighting Sioux stayed close until the final five minutes of play despite going scoreless during a six-minute stretch of the second half.

Idaho State shot 51 percent from the field while North Dakota shot 40 percent.

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North Dakota Sioux
P. Mitchell, F315-141-290215
B. Brekke, C193-31-24137
A. Anderson, G337-112-311220
J. Webb, G321-51-23643
T. Huff, G306-162-411114
J. Schuler211-61-22054
J. Allard120-00-22010
M. Wilmer110-10-02010
J. Gentry70-10-01010
D. Archer20-00-00010
N. Haugen20-10-00010
Totals 23-588-172892263
Idaho State Bengals
A. Moreira, F393-63-414439
A. Hatchett, F243-93-65229
J. Kusmieruk, C40-10-00000
C. Grabau, G382-32-46536
M. Morgan, G376-122-233217
K. McGowen245-87-830318
G. Swanson246-93-570315
D. Kostur51-20-00012
S. Baldwin30-00-01000
N. Mason20-10-00010
Totals 26-5120-2942141876

Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Colo.0-08-3118
Portland St.0-08-362
So. Utah0-05-4100
Montana St.0-06-595
Weber St.0-04-5214
North Dakota0-04-6261
Idaho St.0-03-5337
E. Wash.0-03-8194
Sac. State0-02-8274
N. Arizona0-02-9270
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MU 61 Final
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PITT 61 Final
Tenn 56
S Florida 42 Final
Kansas 70
PORT 53 Final
STL 73
SFA 42 Final
Tx A&M 55
Aus Peay 60 Final
Memphis 91
W Virg 62 Final
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