N. Dakota St. 90, Tennessee Tech 72
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Ben Woodside scored a career-high 39 points to lift North Dakota State past Tennessee Tech 90-72 Monday night.
The Bison (3-2) led by as many as 15 points en route to a 46-32 halftime lead, but the Golden Eagles (1-3) pulled within nine points three times in the second half.
It was 64-55 before North Dakota State pulled away again with a 10-0 run.
Brett Winkelman added 20 points and nine rebounds for the Bison. Mike Nelson had 12 points and eight rebounds.
North Dakota State made 27-of-30 free throws while the Golden Eagles hit 7-of-16.
Anthony Fisher led Tennessee Tech with 25 points.
The loss broke Tennessee Tech’s 12-game winning streak at home.