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Stoudamire and Malcolm lead Jackets past Eagles; women win on the road

BHSU Athletic Department Release - February 23, 2018

CHADRON, Neb. – Five players scored in double figures, as the Black Hills State University men's basketball team defeated Chadron State College, 89-60, on Friday evening.   

Dez Stoudamire scored 20 points to lead the Yellow Jackets (15-10, 12-9 RMAC), while Fraser Malcolm recorded a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Patrick Mendes and Wyatt Krogman tallied 12 points, while Connor O'Hearn chipped in 10.

BHSU jumped out to a 7-0 lead, and never looked back. The Green and Gold led by 15 at the half, 49-34. Stoudamire entered halftime with 12 points, going 4-for-6 from the field, 3-for-5 from beyond the arc, and 1-for-1 from the line in the first 20 minutes.

The Eagles (3-24, 1-20 RMAC) never got closer than 13 points in the second half, as the Yellow Jackets kept their foot on the gas. Chadron State went 6:22 without a basket from the field, from 9:52 to 3:30, however, BHSU continued making baskets, leading by as many as 32, and ultimately winning by 29, 89-60.

BHSU shot 59.3 percent from the field (32-for-54), while CSC was 42.4 percent from the floor (25-for-59). The Yellow Jackets were 10-for-18 (55.6 percent) from beyond the arc, while the Eagles were 4-for-12 (33.3 percent) on three-pointers. BHSU was 15-for-16 (93.8 percent) from the free throw line, while Chadron State was 6-for-13 (46.2 percent).  The Green and Gold were outrebounded, 33-29.

Jaisean Jackson led the Eagles with 13 points.

The Green and Gold wrap up the regular season on Saturday, February 24. The Yellow Jackets will take on Regis, with tipoff scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

Meanwhile, The Black Hills State women's basketball team overcame a slow start and defeated Chadron State College, 66-54, on Friday evening.

Lyndzi Rich had 14 points to lead the way for the Yellow Jackets (21-6, 15-6 RMAC). Keely Bertram had a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.

The first quarter as back-and-forth for the first seven minutes, but with 2:33 remaining in the quarter, Kendra Baucom made a layup to put the Eagles (5-20, 3-16 RMAC) up 13-11. Chadron State proceeded to take a 17-11 lead after the first period.

The Yellow Jackets opened the second period by immediately tying the game up, with Rich making three jumpers in a row. BHSU was unable to give themselves any breathing room, however, and entered halftime with a one-point lead, 28-27, at halftime.

In the third quarter, with the Yellow Jackets leading, 30-29, with 8:32 left in the period, Bertram knocked down a jumper before completing an old fashioned three-point play to give the visitors a 35-29 lead. BHSU remained in control the rest of the game, pushing the lead out to as many as 16, and ultimately winning comfortably, 66-54.

BHSU shot 33.9 percent from the field (21-for-62), while CSC was 32.3 percent from the floor (20-for-62). The Yellow Jackets were 3-for-17 (17.6 percent) from beyond the arc, while the Eagles were 2-for-13 (15.4 percent) on three-pointers. The Green and Gold outrebounded CSC, 53-36.

Taryn Foxen led all scorers with 19 points, while Kalli Feddersen added 10 points for Chadron State.

The Green and Gold will wrap up the regular season on Saturday, February 24. The Yellow Jackets will take on Regis beginning at 3:30 p.m., looking to clinch a home playoff game.

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