S. Dakota St. 82, IUPUI 45
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP)
South Dakota State (20-7, 11-3 Summit) shot 53.8 percent from the floor, knocking down 28 of 52 shot attempts including 11 3-pointers. The Jackrabbits out-rebounded IUPUI 41-20 and had 17 assists.
Greg Rice gave IUPUI (6-21, 1-12) a 10-8 lead after a lay-up with 12:57 to go but South Dakota State answered with a 33-11 run to close out the first half leading 41-21.
Donovan Gibbs scored 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting and grabbed six rebounds to lead the Jaguars.
It is the second straight 20-win season for South Dakota State, which has won nine of its last 10 games including an eight-game winning streak before the 88-83 loss to Oakland on Feb. 9.