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North Dakota State routs South Dakota 92-66
Thursday, Jan 3, 2013

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP)—Marshall Bjorklund scored 23 points, grabbed eight rebounds and North Dakota State shot nearly 64 percent from the field in a 92-66 win over South Dakota on Thursday night.

Bjorklund sparked an 8-0 run to begin the game with two quick lay-ups and North Dakota State (12-3, 3-0 Summit) never looked back. The Bison shot 63.8 percent from the field, making 37 of 58 attempts including 10 3-pointers and out-rebounded the Coyotes 32-20.

North Dakota State dominated inside the paint, outscoring South Dakota 46-22.

Taylor Braun scored 14 of his 19 points in the first half for the Bison, Mike Felt had 15 points while hitting five 3-pointers and Jordan Aaberg had 12 points.

Casey Kasperbauer led South Dakota (6-9, 2-1) with 15 points by hitting five 3-pointers and Brandon Bos scored 14 points.

The two teams combined to hit 19 shots from beyond the arc.

Top Performers

 Top Performers
 North Dakota St.
Marshall Bjorklund Marshall Bjorklund
11-13,  23 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists
 South Dakota
Casey Kasperbauer Casey Kasperbauer
5-8,  15 Pts
1 Rebs, 3 Assists

Team Stat Leaders

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Rebounds
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