BROOKINGS, S.D. – The Jackrabbit men’s basketball team won its 20th consecutive game at Frost Arena Wednesday night, taking down North Dakota State 78-73 in front of 3,011 fans.
South Dakota State (15-8, 6-2 Summit League) shot 55.8 percent as a team and outscored the Bison by 12 in the paint as four Jackrabbits scored in double figures.
Alex Arians played all 40 minutes and turned in an all-around performance, finishing with 14 points, 11 rebounds and six assists while going 7-of-8 from the charity stripe. He did not commit a turnover.
Matt Dentlinger led the scoring attack for the second-straight game, finishing with 21 points while grabbing three boards. Douglas Wilson scored 20 with four rebounds and a trio of assists in his return to the lineup.
Matt Mims added 10 points, sinking five of his six free throws and David Wingett collected five boards.