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College Basketball Scoreboard February 23

College Basketball Scoreboard February 23

College Basketball Roundup - BHSU men beat UCCS, Hardrockers upset Orediggers

Sports Staff - February 24, 2019

SPEARFISH, S.D. – Dez Stoudamire scored 25 points, as the Black Hills State University men's basketball team took down the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 79-76, on Saturday evening. The Yellow Jackets have now clinched a spot in the RMAC Tournament.  

Stoudamire led the Yellow Jackets (15-10, 14-7 RMAC) with 25 points and eight rebounds. The senior made five three-pointers, and had 20 points at halftime. Tyler Oliver finished with 15 points, while Sava Dukic added a career-high 12 points.

Meanwhile, The Black Hills State University women's basketball team defeated UCCS, 72-57, to complete a weekend sweep on Saturday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets sunk 15 three-pointers for a new season high.

Racquel Wientjes led the Yellow Jackets (16-10, 12-9 RMAC) with 19 points, while Julia Seamans totaled 12 and Abby Switzer added 11.

In other Saturday night action:

The South Dakota School of Mines handed the Colorado School of Mines their first RMAC loss of the season with a 67-58 victory.

Logan Elers led the Hardrockers with 20 points.

The Lady Hardrockers also got a victory, as they hung on to beat the Orediggers 56-54.

And, in Brookings, Mike Daum came on late, scoring 25 points as South Dakota State rallied past South Dakota 94-89 Saturday, giving him 3,006 for his career.

Daum is among just 10 players to score 3,000 points in Division I college basketball history.

Upset-minded South Dakota scored 55 points in the first half and held onto the lead halfway through the final period until Daum scored seven in an 11-2 South Dakota State run. He converted a 3-point play to lift the league-leading Jackrabbits into a 75-74 leads with 8:15 remaining.

The teams swapped one-point leads twice more before Daum's leaner in the paint bounced off the back iron and in, giving South Dakota State (23-7, 13-2 Summit League) the lead for good at 86-85 and lifting him to 3,000 points. He ended the game with six straight free throws.

SDSU's three seniors — Daum, Tevin King and Skyler Flatten — combined for 65 points, King with a career-high 22 and Flatten with 18 and four of five 3-pointers.

Cody Kelley led the Coyotes (11-16, 5-9) with 21 points, 19 in the first half when the team shot 65 percent from the floor and made 11 3-pointers. Triston Simpson added 19 points.


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