FARGO, N.D. (AP)– Vinnie Shahid had 21 points and Tyson Ward made a layup with 1.4 seconds to play to help North Dakota State beat South Dakota 72-70 on Wednesday night.
Ward completed with 14 points– 11 in the 2nd half– and 5 assists. Tyree Eady had a career-high 18 points for North Dakota State (12 -6, 3-1 Summit League), which made its 5th successive house triumph.
The Coyotes led by as numerous as 12 points prior to NDSU used a 25 -6 run– consisting of eight points each from Eady and Shahid– to take a 41-34 halftime lead.
South Dakota’s Stanley Umude made a layup to make it 70- all with 1: 09 to play. After Shahid missed a 3-point shot 29 seconds later, Cameron Hunter took a charge to set up Ward’s game-winner.
Umude had 23 points and nine rebounds for the Coyotes (11 -8, 2-3). Tyler Hagedorn added 21 points. Triston Simpson had 10 points and 6 helps.
North Dakota State plays North Dakota in the house on Saturday. South Dakota handles South Dakota State in your home on Sunday.