Western Illinois vs South Dakota State

South Dakota St. beats Western Illinois 64-55

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BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) Jordan Dykstra scored 20 points and Brayden Carlson added 16 as South Dakota State jumped out to an early lead and never trailed in a 64-55 victory over Western Illinois on Thursday night.

The Jackrabbits (10-8, 2-1 Summit) started the game with eight straight points, and went ahead 34-27 at the half. They opened up the second half on a 7-0 run and led by as many as 15 points after the break.

Dykstra went 10 of 10 and Carlson finished 9 of 10 from the free-throw line. South Dakota State shot 20 of 22 on free throws (90.9 percent) while Western Illinois finished at 66.7 percent (12 of 18).

Cody Larson added 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Jackrabbits.

Garret Covington led the Leathernecks (7-10, 1-1) with 24 points and three assists, and went 4 of 7 from behind the 3-point arc.

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Scoreboard
Western Illinois (7-10)272855
South Dakota State (10-8) «343064

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Western Ill.0-02-0272
S. Dak. St.0-03-148
IPFW0-02-1187
South Dakota0-02-119
Denver0-01-2272
No. Dak. St.0-01-2294
Oral Roberts0-01-2223
Neb.-Omaha0-00-4326
 
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