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Bjorklund, ND State roll past Morehead State 69-49

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FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Marshall Bjorklund scored 20 points to lead a balanced effort for North Dakota State in a 69-49 victory over Morehead State on Friday night.

Taylor Braun scored 19 points and Lawrence Alexander 12 for the Bison (10-3).

North Dakota State also had a 31-22 rebounding advantage, with Bjorklund getting nine and Braun seven.

Accurate shooting also helped North Dakota State, which hit on 55.8 percent of its field-goal attempts.

The Bison hit just 4 of 16 attempts from 3-point range, and Morehead State (5-7) had even more difficulty, making just 1 of 13 of its shots from long range. Morehead State converted only 16 of 46 attempts from the floor (34.8 percent).

Chad Posthumus scored 14 points and had eight rebounds for Morehead State, and Angelo Warner scored 10.

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