N. Dakota St. 84, IPFW 68


FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Lawrence Alexander scored a career-high 26 points and Marshall Bjorklund had 23 points and 13 rebounds to lead North Dakota State to an 84-68 win over IPFW Friday night.

The Bison (10-3, 3-1 Summit) scored 14 straight points to break away from a 54-54 game with 9:01 to play. Alexander was 14 of 16 from the free-throw line, where North Dakota State made 33 of 42, both team season highs.

Mike Felt scored 14 points, including all three of the Bison's 3-pointers.

Frank Gaines scored 26 points to lead the Mastodons (7-6, 1-3). Justin Jordan added 14 points and Trey McCorkle scored 10 for IPFW, which was scoreless for 6 minutes in the NDSU run.

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IPFW Mastodons
T. McCorkle, F264-72-341310
J. Peckinpaugh, F211-30-06042
F. Gaines, G3110-235-640426
A. Boyd, G292-60-13444
J. Marlin, G90-00-00040
J. Jordan325-100-022214
D. Hines212-43-85057
I. McCray170-21-22101
M. Kibiloski100-32-20112
H. Benayad-Cherif20-02-21012
J. Smeathers20-00-00000
Totals 24-5815-242992868
M. Bjorklund, F348-107-9131423
T. Wright, F173-40-05056
L. Alexander, G386-1414-1642026
T. Braun, G292-64-68048
D. Hale, G231-51-20243
M. Felt313-85-630214
J. Aaberg121-20-02022
E. Carlson120-12-22102
N. Zastrow30-10-00000
D. Lundberg10-00-10000
Totals 24-5133-424262184
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