N. Dakota St. concludes season with win
FARGO, N.D. (AP)—North Dakota State jumped out to a 7-0 lead and never trailed Saturday as it concluded its season with a 68-55 win over Summit Conference-leading Oral Roberts.
NDSU (16-13, 10-8) is not eligible for the Summit League tournament until next season.
Ben Woodside had two of NDSU’s seven 3-pointers and 19 points to lead all scorers. He also had six assists.
Brett Winkelman had a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds. He was perfect on six free throws and the Bison outscored the Golden Eagles 15-5 from the line.
Baskets by Lucas Moorman, Ben Woodside and Winkelman staked the Bison to a 7-0 lead five minutes into the game.
Oral Roberts tied it 13-13 with 8:59 left on a Shawn King basket, but the Eagles never had a lead after NDSU ran off 10 straight points.
The Bison led 29-19 at the half.
Oral Roberts (21-8, 16-2) shot 38 percent.
Adam Liberty was Oral Roberts’ only double-figure scorer with 12 points.